First aid courses for childminders | Oxfordshire County Council

First aid courses for childminders

Childminders are required to do a Paediatric First Aid course every three years.

The first aid training providers listed below offer 12-hour paediatric courses appropriate for childminders following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework / on the Ofsted Childcare Register.  Oxfordshire County Council does not recommend any particular training provider, so you should choose any one that delivers an appropriate course, i.e. a 12-hour paediatric course.

ABC Medical Services (Reading) Ltd

Tel: 0845 230 0999 ext: 200

www.abcm (Runs courses in Reading, or elsewhere for groups of 10 people)

British Red Cross

Tel: 0118 9358218 / 0844 4122750

Emergency First Aid Training

Tel: 01235 811012

Emergency First Response

Tel: 0117 300 7238

(Mainly runs courses for groups, though individuals can occasionally join a course if spaces available)

Fast Response First Aid

Tel: 0781 417 0078

First Response Training

Tel: 0800 310 2300

MG First Aid Training

Tel:01367 243404 / 07796 572752

(Provides Paediatric 12 hour course, either at your own venue or a venue local to you. Groups from 3 - 12 people and open courses available for individuals).

Oxford College of First Aid

Tel: 01235 810619

Oxfordshire Play Association

Oxfordshire Play Association can organise First Aid course when there is enough demand. Please contact them to find out if there are any courses available. Telephone 01865 779474 or email

Prime First Aid

Tel: 01993 778937

(Mainly runs courses for groups, though individuals can     occasionally join a course if spaces available)

Richmond Gate Training

Tel: 01235 834022 / 07894 536 707

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Tel: 01189 365686 (Courses for groups only)

St John Ambulance

Tel: 01865 378228

The First Aid Training Centre

Tel: 0845 371 0961

Tigerlily First Aid Training

Tel: 0300 3020 999

Whiteleaf Training Ltd

Tel: 01235 832791

Last reviewed
06 June 2017
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