The first aid course providers below offer a range of 1st aid courses for nannies, au pairs, childminders, nurseries, childcarers and also for parents.
Some course providers kindly offer special discounted prices for Best Bear members - remember to tell them that you have seen their listing on our website to secure any discounts on offer.
If you are a paediatric first aid course provider and would like to be considered for inclusion on this page please email Sharon to enquire.
North London Nannies
Tel: 020 8444 4911 or 020 8444 4304
designed for child care workers which meet the requirements for Sure
Start and the Child Care Approval Scheme. Parents also welcome.
In addition they can to arrange additional courses in your home or hall for groups of parents or organisations involved in child care.
Babyem provides a range of OCN and CACHE accredited courses for Nannies, Maternity Nurses and Au Pairs in central London and Surrey on a monthly basis. Babyem are leaders in the childcare and maternity sector, training over 1000 candidates each year, as well as regularly consulting for Local Authorities and associations such as the British Association of Au Pairs Agencies.
Our Paediatric First Aid course is Ofsted compliant and follows the Early Years Foundation Stage practice guidance. Our experienced team of paediatric trainers have over 20 years experience working within the Armed Forces, as well as for the Ambulance service and for Local Authorities throughout the UK.
Paediatric First Aid (6 hour) for Nannies, Au Pairs, Maternity Nurses and Parents- £85pp (including certification, manual and course refreshments)
Courses for Ofsted registration:
In addition to our Ofsted compliant Paediatric First Aid course, we deliver the Common Core Skills and Knowledge course accredited through Open College Network at level 3. Candidates can choose to complete a certificate of attendance for Ofsted registration, or opt to complete the level 3 course work and gain a formal childcare qualification.
Ofsted registration service for Nannies:
Babyem trains over 800 nannies registering with Ofsted each year. We offer a fast and efficient service that supports candidates from start to finish to register with Ofsted. Our courses take place over one weekend, and DBS checks and Insurance can be booked together, with key documents processed on the day of courses.
More information regarding how to register with Ofsted as a nanny (including a short video) can be viewed here
1st ACT provide you with the knowledge and expertise to handle any emergency situation. This is because our trainers are not only fully qualified with over 30 years experience but have actually worked in the Fire Brigade, Ambulance Service and NHS dealing with a wide variety of injuries and conditions over the years. After training for some of the largest companies in the UK we set up and established 1st ACT in 2007 so you can cut out the 'middle man' and still get the same wealth of experience and high level of training but at very competitive prices.
Paediatric First Aid (12 hour) - Up to 12 people 'In-house' £540.00 - Or from just £45.00 per person at an 'Open venue'
This is the Full Paediatric First Aid Training Course that covers the Ofsted recommended syllabus (EYFS Practice Guidance). It is designed for those working with Children on a day to day basis such as a Nursery Staff & Registered Childminders. The Course enables the student to have an in-depth understanding of a wide range of possible scenarios for Children. It covers CPR (Adult, Child & Baby protocols), Recovery Position, Minor and Major Bleeds, Burns and Scalds as well as providing awareness to Croup, Asthma & Meningitis.
Paediatric Emergency First Aid (6 hour) - Up to 12 people 'In-house' £325.00 - Or from just £25.00 per person at an 'Open venue'.
This course is often referred to as the more basic of the 2 recommended for Paediatric First Aid. However it covers many of the same situations as the 12 hour course, mainly it leaves out the Adult protocols. It equips the student to be confident in BLS for Children and Infants as well as teaching how to deal with common childhood accidents such as nose bleeds and broken bones plus how to look out for problems such as Meningitis. Designed more for the Au Pair or Nanny this course is becoming very popular with conscientious parents.
Paediatric 2 Hour Intro Courses - 4 to 12 people £12.50 per person - Only available by pre-booking
These new course are not certificated but the skills learned are taught by the same experienced trainers that train our other Paediatric courses above. These are designed mainly for new or conscientious parents that want to know what to do in an emergency. Our 'A Course' is all about possible Airway issues such as CPR, Choking, Croup and Asthma and our 'B Course' is all about Bleeding, Burns and Broken Bones. These courses are a great introduction into Paediatric first aid. These are our first courses to be offered in your own
1st ACT. Because First Actions Matter!
Office: 0800 999 8 112
Train Aid Ltd
Train Aid runs a monthly Ofsted 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid course in both North & South London. The course follows the syllabus that is outlined by the Early Years Foundation Stage, which aims to address all of the major accidents & illnesses that occur throughout childhood.
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We pride ourselves on creating a relaxed and personable learning environment, whereby there is a strong emphasis on learning practical skills that are relevant to the workplace. We have a large number of Nannies, Child Minders and Au Pairs on our courses every month.
The skills learnt on the course could quite literally save a child’s life. We have already had several lives saved since our open courses started running in 2009. Have a look at our Paediatric first aid courses page for the full course information:
We can also provide in-house training to groups (up to 12) for £595 Incl, which follows the exact same format as the monthly open courses.
Would you like to train in childcare specific first aid?
At a time to suit you?
We can provide paediatric first aid courses for parents careers and childcare professionals.The qualifications we provide are recognised by Ofsted and accredited by NARS. Our trainers are childcare professionals so all our training is delivered with a wealth of experience and knowledge in childcare.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08453 300403 for more information. our courses are available throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Safe & Sound
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We offer a free advisory service and one stop shop for Ofsted registration. As well as our extended first aid courses which meet the criteria set by Ofsted, we also run the Common Core Skills Course required for those nannies and au pairs who do not have a professional child care qualification. If you are short on time, we will even work with your nanny or au pair to complete the Ofsted application form and send it off for you (there is a small charge made for this service).
The cost of our courses includes VAT, comprehensive training manuals and certificates. For full details please visit our website www.safeandsound.uk.net
All Best Bear members receive a 10% discount when booking and quoting Best Bear. Use discount code Early555 if you book online.
To get the special Ofsted registration price if you are signing up for first aid and common core skills training you need to call us to book.Safe and Sound
0208 449 8722
Harmony At Home
Location: Mid Sussex
Running time: 3-4hrs
Mark’s course is fun and informative and has been enjoyed by hundreds of parents.
Call 0870 4423237 / 07778 000094 to book.
Visit www.harmonyathome.co.uk for further information, or register your interest online.
The Parent Company
The Parent Company is a well established and leading provider of first aid training for parents and carers. They have a friendly team of experienced Paediatric NHS nurses who will come to your home during the day, evening or weekend and teach groups of up to 6 people. They also run 12 hour paediatric courses to comply with guidelines set by OFSTED.As with most first aid classes, they teach the practical skills needed to respond to medical accidents and emergencies. However they also aim to build parents and carers belief in their own abilities, and empower them to respond confidently in an emergency.
Classes cover what do if a baby or child is choking, not breathing or unconscious, first responder actions for common accidents and injuries, recognizing high risk signs of illness and assessing the injured or ill child.Easy-to-read wall charts are provided to support the classes and a certificate of attendance will be issued after the class.
I recently attended one of these classes. After two hours of instruction which included practical and hands-on experience with dollies, we were encouraged to practice again and again. By the end of the session we all felt very confident that we would be able to cope if something went wrong. We took away useful and clear notes to remind us about everything we had covered during the training session. I would definitely recommend the course to others.
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