First Aid for Babies and Children
Be prepared – Learn the skills to provide basic first aid to children and babies.
First aid for babies and children
This program will provide you with information and guidance to prevent injuries, and the knowledge and skills to provide basic first aid to infants and children. We also provide guidance on the legal aspects of providing first aid, infection control and recognition, and management of injuries commonly encountered by children and babies.
If you need immediate help call 000.
This service is free for ETU members and their families
Duration: 4 hours
Location: The Centre for U – Level 3, 200 Arden Street, North Melbourne Victoria
More children die of injury versus cancer, asthma and infectious disease combined. In conjunction with Kidsafe Victoria, this course provides you with information and guidance to prevent injuries, and the knowledge and skills to provide basic first aid to children.
The course includes how to manage a first aid scenario including an unconscious breathing and non-breathing child, choking, shock and bleeding, common illness (fever and diarrhoea), burns, poisons, bites and stings.
Eligibility – Support Services
To access Support Services for free, you must be:
- A financial ETU member (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
- An ETU member for more than three (3) months
- A family member (of an eligible ETU member) who fits the definition
For more information read our Eligibility Policy
St John Ambulance
Post completion, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.