First Aid For Young Children


This certificated course concentrates on the life saving skills of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, which is rescue breathing together with chest (i.e. heart) compressions.

This is a practical course in which you will spend 75% of the time practicing the techniques for CPR and choking. This course should be refreshed within two years to ensure certificate holders update and refresh their knowledge and practical skills in all major areas.

Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen who are wanting a basic course of First Aid specializing in childcare.

NZQA Credits

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:


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.

Topics Include

  • Barriers & Safety

  • Primary Assessment

  • Rescue Breathing

  • Choking Manoeuvres

  • CPR – Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Seizures

  • Fractures

  • Burns

  • External Bleeding

  • Poisoning

  • Allergies

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Seizures


1 Day



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First Aid Manual 3
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