Paediatric CPR and Basic First Aid

 Purpose of the course:

You will be equipped with the right knowledge and skills to be able to respond correctly in an emergency situation. This knowledge can mean the difference between life and death. We really want to encourage you to take the time to learn CPR and Basic First Aid. You never know when you will need it!  To empower you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to assess an emergency situation and to develop on a plan of action. You will learn how to keep a child / infant alive while waiting for the emergency services and will also learn how to deal with minor incidents/emergencies.


Target group:

Parents, grandparents, nannies and anyone responsible for the care of children and infants between the ages of 0 and 7 years.


 Course outline:

  1. How to alert the emergency services
  2. CPR, Choking, Drowning
  3. Management of Shock
  4. Bleeding and Wounds
  5. Burn wounds, Fractures
  6. Head injuries (Concussion)
  7. Poisoning and Insect Bites
  8. High fever (Febrile convulsions)
  9. Dehydration
  10. Content of a First Aid Kit


For this course we have regular course dates where individuals can slot in – see the entry form for dates & venue. We can also present the course at your house for a minimum of 8 people.


Other information

  • Entry requirement:  None
  • Language:  English and Afrikaans
  • Certificate:  Certificate of attendance issued, retraining recommended after 2 years.
  • Duration of course:  6 Hours

We are accredited

Department of Labour CI 549
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South African Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (Saiosh)
Resuscitation Council SA
Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
CTECC Educational Content
Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC)