Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Approved and certified by SQA at SCQF level 5. 

This one-day paediatric first aid course is aimed at those individuals working with children, who are looking to gain knowledge of basic life-saving first aid. 

Course Outline

  • Assessing the scene
  • Being able to provide first aid for babies and children
  • Understand how to administer first aid for babies and children with a chronic medical condition
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Allergic reactions
  • CPR for babies and children
  • Recovery position in babies and children
  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Choking


What are the processing fees added to the price?
This fee is added by Eventbrite for processing online orders and payments by credit/ debit cards. To avoid paying these additional fees call us on 0141 332 2444 (option 2) or email albanyinfo@gcvs.org.uk. 

What’s the refund policy?
Refunds will only be given if notification has been received by the Customer Services Team before the 26th August 2019. Cancellations after this date will NOT received a refund. Purchasing your ticket means you accept these terms and conditions. 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please direct any enquiries to the Customer Services Team at albanyinfo@gcvs.org.uk or call us on 0141 332 2444 (option 2). 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring along your ticket on the day – this can be on your mobile device or a printed ticket. This will allow for a smoother registration. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
If someone will be attending in your place, please send an email to Customer Services Team at albanyinfo@gcvs.org.uk or call us on 0141 332 2444 (option 2) to let us know in advance. For security and H&S reasons we must insist upon this – if this hasn’t been done there’s no guarantee the person will be allowed to attend the course.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Albany is conveniently situated for St George’s Cross Subway station and there is metered on-street parking outside the building. Visit the GCVS website for transport details. 

Is lunch provided on this course?
Unfortunately lunch is not provided with this course. However, the Albany Centre has a cafe onsite which has a great selection of freshly made lunch options available daily. Refreshments will be served at break times on the day.