First Aid for Young Children and Infant

This course covers aspects of child and infant first aid. Recommended for parents, grandparents, babysitters or other family caregivers.

Childcare First Aid Meditrain South

First Aid for Young Children and Infant

This course covers aspects of child and infant first aid. Recommended for parents, grandparents, babysitters or other family caregivers.

This course is recognized for home-based education for young children. This is done in a relaxed environment and small children are welcome to attend with you.

Course duration

This is a 3 hour course that is done on relaxed environment.

Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen who are to be appointed as the designated First Aid person for children and people wanting a thorough knowledge of First Aid specializing in childcare.

Topics covered

  • Barriers and Safety
  • Primary Assessment
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Choking manoeuvres
  • CPR – Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Seizures
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • External bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Allergies
  • Anaphyxalis

NZQA Credits

Meditrain South is a registered Private Training Establishment that offers first aid courses that are recognized by Worksafe as Workplace First Aid Course and are accredited by the New Zealand Qualification Authority and the Ministry of Education.

The unit standards associated with this course are:

  • 25459 - Provide First Aid for Young Children - Version 4, Level 2, Credits 1
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