Childcare First Aid

This certificated course is designed to motivate and train a person to be the First Aid person capable of providing immediate first aid assistance in any situation.


Attendees are trained to a high standard of patient care with both instructor and peer assessment throughout the course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain competency with the various First Aid techniques.


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.


Specific Topics include...

Overview of regulations relating to accidents in the workplace

•  Approaching an Accident Scene

•  Scene Safety

•  Scene Assessment & management

•  Barriers

•  Primary Assessment

•  Rescue Breathing - adult / child / infant

•  CPR - adult / child / infant

•  Choking - adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious

•  External and Internal bleeding

•  Shock & Recovery Position

•  Heart Conditions

•  Heart Attack

•  Stroke

•  Illness Assessment

•  Seizures

•  Allergies

•  Asthma

•  Epiglottitis

•  Meningococcal meningitis

•  Poisoning

•  Burns & Scalds

•  Fractures & dislocations

•  Head, neck & spinal injuries

•  Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains

•  Wound care

•  Treatment of wounds from poisonous reptiles / spiders / jellyfish etc


NZQA Credits

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:


Manage First Aid in Emergency Situations

Version 4, Level 3, Credits 2



Provide First Aid

Version 4, Level 2, Credits 1



Provide Resuscitation (Level 2)

Version 6, Level 1, Credits 1




26551 Provide First Aid for Life Threatening Conditions

Version 2, Level 2, Credits 1



Demonstrate Knowledge of Common First Aid Conditions and How to Respond to them

Version 3, Level 2, Credits 1


If you would like these credits logged with NZQA, please provide your NZQA number or NSN number and your date of birth to your MediTrain Instructor.


Bookings and Pricing

For current pricing, scheduling and booking information

about MediTrain Ltd Courses, please contact us.


Recertification is required every
two years in NZ

Remember that we can tailor courses to suit your individual requirements...

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