This Level 2 Qualification gives you the Basic Life Support skills required to increase the chances of saving a child's life.

This course covers Paediatric Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practice session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practise session.

National MedicAid Basic Life Support courses have been designed to meet all the required learning outcomes and are aligned to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework or UK-CSTF.  This includes level 2 paediatric patient care.  The course is also Skills for Care Endorsed and follows the requirements set out in the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines for adult and Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) basic life support (BLS).

The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest 2015 ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be done 100% online, blended or classroom-based. 

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate and for online courses an Evidence-Based Learning statement.

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Locum and agency workers
  • Teachers
  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCD's
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Differences in Child Size
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • Hand washing and hand gels
    • Bag Valve Mask (optional)
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Child and Infant CPR
    • CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED
  • Choking
    • Conscious Child and Infant Choking
    • Unconscious Child, Infant Choking
    • Oxygen for First Aid (optional)