Early Years First Aid

Early Years First Aid

Do you own a business that falls within the early year’s sector? Are you looking to ensure that your team are fully first aid trained? If so, Orchid Risk are here to provide you with highly educational early year’s first aid training. For many years now, we have provided a comprehensive service to childcare professionals nationwide. If you’d like to find out more, get in touch with Orchid Risk today.

The best choice for early year first aid courses

When dealing with young children, you must be prepared for any early year’s first aid emergencies that might arise. Every moment is critical, and your actions could help save a child’s life. Regulations stipulate that all childcare professionals must undertake an early year first aid course. At Orchid Risk, we specialise in delivering first aid courses that are fully compliant with ‘The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981’.

What to expect from a course delivered by Orchid Risk

Our early year’s first aid course spans two days and is ideally suited to both newcomers and those seeking to refresh their existing knowledge. You will be under the careful guidance of one our expert tutors who will school you in the techniques used to assist a child or infant who is in distress. From bleeding, choking and broken bones to complete unresponsiveness, you will be trained to react to an early year first aid emergency in a quick and responsible manner.

Emergency First Aid

The main focus of our early year first aid program is in the administration of emergency treatment. From managing the emergency and assessing and monitoring the casualty to completing post-incident procedures, our early year’s first aid course covers all areas in full. At the end of the two days, you will be able to react to the following emergencies:

  • Electric shock Early Years First Aid
  • Burns
  • Poisoning
  • Bites or stings
  • Cuts, grazes, bruises, splinters and nose bleeds
  • Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • Shock
  • Suffering from extreme heat or cold

Chronic Medical Conditions

As well as tackling emergency situations, you will also learn throughout the duration of our early year’s first aid course techniques in dealing with chronic medical conditions. At Orchid Risk, we will show you how to provide the correct early year first aid treatment for children suffering from illnesses such as sickle cell crisis, diabetes, meningitis, etc.

Course Structure

The early year’s first aid courses provided by Orchid Risk combine practical exercises with theoretical studies and is entirely classroom based. Typically, students are required to be able to physically replicate the techniques that we teach to demonstrate a competent grasp of the material. For instance, each student must maintain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation while knelt down for at least two minutes.

Throughout each of the exercises, you will be carefully assessed by one of our skilled early year first aid tutors. There will also be a written assessment and those who are successful in both areas will be awarded the ‘First Aid Awards Level 3 in Paediatric Emergency First Aid’ for a period of three years.

Our early year’s first aid training course for 2016 is priced at £149 (excluding VAT). If you’d like to find out more or have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team now.

Why choose Orchid Risk to provide your early year’s first aid training?

As the UK’s leading independent, global risk consultancy professionals, Orchid Risk are the widely considered to be the number one choice for early year first aid courses. Our extensive portfolio consists of a wide range of educational opportunities that cover many areas of medical and first aid training. From standard first aid at work qualifications to specialisations such as offshore medical courses, you will receive training that is bespoke to you.

At Orchid Risk, the early year’s first aid courses that we provide are delivered by industry professionals. Each member of our talented team brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to create a unique and dynamic service that is unrivalled. From tackling the demanding challenges of protecting super yachts in hostile environments to supplying early year first aid solutions, we are passionate about what we do.


Get in touch with Orchid Risk today on +44 (0) 1202 692250 and discover more about our early year’s first aid courses.