Scheduled Training Dates

First Aid Essentials for Children

About the course

The First Aid Essentials for Children is intended primarily for those who are expected to provide CPR and First Aid directly to children. The course provides hands-on pracitse in the skills of;

  • Trauma injuries.
  • Environmental emergencies.
  • CPR, Choking and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Who can benefit

 All lay responders such as parents, caregivers, family members, guardians, domestic workers or family members of a child at high risk for sudden death, and other laypersons wanting to learn first aid essentials for children.

Training material

Participants receive a 24 page student workbook to review during and after the course.

Learner pre-requisites

The participants do not need to have previous First Aid for Children or CPR training.

Course duration

5 hours


A certificate of attendance from the Resuscitation Council of South Africa.                                                                       

(Not accredited as a Level 1 First Aid by Department of Labour)

Course fee

R420 per person, Tea/coffee and a light refreshment is provided

CPD points

No CPD points.  

Discover Vitality

Discovery Vitality members earn 2500 points completing the course. Valid two years (Discovery T & C’s apply)

Clothing for training

Wear suitable clothing during the course due to the practical sessions incorporated. Track suits or jeans work well.
Please contact our office for more information and training dates.
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