First Aid

Parent/ Carer Course Information

Learning first aid is a life skill that many of us never learn. When it comes to children it is really important that we know at least basic first aid as it could potentially save a child’s life.


We run several courses across the North West on both weekdays and weekends. We can also come to your organisation to facilitate courses for the parents/ carers you work with at nurseries, playgroups, schools and community groups.


The maximum number on all our parent/ carer courses is 12.

The parent/carer courses are ideal for all parents, new parents, expectant parents, grandparents, carers and anyone who looks after and cares for children aged 0-12 years.


All of our courses are delivered by fully qualified and insured first aid instructors.

All our courses train you in providing first aid to babies and children and require concentration and your full attention. Our parent/ carer courses are not suitable for professionals who require emergency or full paediatric first aid training. If full paediatric first aid training is something you need, please get in touch as we also offer this training.


Subjects covered on the parent/ carer course

On our parent/ carer courses we cover the following subjects:

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

  • Recovery Positions

  • Shock

  • Resuscitation & CPR

  • Choking

  • Head injuries

  • Fever

  • Febrile Seizures

  • Bleeding

  • Burns

  • Fractures

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Meningitis

  • Poisoning



Courses are £25 per person. The cost includes the 2.5hour course and a full colour paediatric handbook. Or £40 for two places on the same course, this offer only includes 1 copy of the paediatric handbook, but you can buy an additional copy should you require one for an additional £5.00 on the day of the course.



Most of our chosen venues are fully accessible. However, if you have any specific access or learning requirements/concerns, please let us know in advance.

Host at Home 

Alternatively, you may choose to host a course at home.  Host a 2 hour paediatric first aid course for 4 or more people for just £25 per person. The maximum number of people for a home course is 12. If you are interested in hosting your own first aid course, please email us at or via the 'Contact us now' button below. 


Cancellation Policy for Parent/ Carer Courses

We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any of our courses.


Where it is necessary to cancel or reschedule any courses, you will be informed at the first available opportunity and delegates will be rescheduled as a priority to the next available course. If we cancel or reschedule a course that you can not attend, you will receive a full refund. 


Payment and Cancellations


You are required to make full payment at the time of booking.


Cancellations can be made by email: or via the contact form on this website. If you do not receive a response from us within 24 hours of cancelling your course, please contact us on the number above. You can cancel your booking and only incur a minimal admin charge - 10%, if we receive this request 14 days before the course start date. If the cancellation is within 14 days, then we cannot issue a refund, however you may be able to transfer or substitute your place. 




You can transfer a booking once without incurring a charge, provided that we receive this request at least 7 days before the course start date and there is a course available. If you booked your original course less than 7 days before the course start date, you will not be able to make a transfer. Transfer requests can be received by or the 'Contact us now' button below.




Substitutions will be accepted provided that the request is received before the course start date by email: or the 'Contact us now' button below.

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