Paediatric First Aid Update!

New Era would like to thank all our customers for being patient over the Covid-19 period.

One day Emergency paediatric first aid course – details coming soon

We are delighted to announce that due to popular demand we have are announcing more dates.

We have made lots of changes to ensure that all our customers are kept safe, so from July 2020 our courses will have a little less face to face time.

However, we will still be ensuring that we remain “engaging and interesting”, relevant and easy to understand”, “the first time I’ve left feeling confident” just like you have all told us in the past.

Only £55.00 pp

The 2 day Paediatric First Aid Course is now delivered as Blended learning:

  • The safety of you and our staff is of upmost importance, and we will be adhering to strict Covid-19 guidelines
  • The 12 hour Paediatric training is taught  with 6 hours learning either at home or in your setting in your own time which will comprise of reading material and a multiple choice work booklet (to be completed prior to the successful completion of the 1 day on-site practical) followed by
  • 6hr – 1 day face to face mandatory day on site here at New Era

Includes AED Awareness Training

New available dates for mandatory on-site learning:

20th November 2020
4th December 2020

24th October 2020
14th November 2020
21st November 2020
5th December 2020

Friday Dates for 2021
15th January 2021
12th February 2021
12th March 2021
23rd April 2021
14th May 2021
18th June 2021
2nd July 2021

Saturday Dates for 2021
16th January 2021
13th February 2021
13th March 2021
24th April 2021
15th May 2021
19th June 2021
3rd July 2021

  Book online  click here  

or call New Era on 01282 435 302
or email:

Course Feedback 

“Best first aid course I’ve ever done (and there’s been a few!)”

“We always use New Era as the stories & experiences make it ‘real”

“Very applicable to my job role”

“Very informative & helpful with useful ways to remember important things in emergency situation”

“Wendy was amazing, Thank you so much”

“Very interesting and easy to follow”

“How relevant the course is and helpful the tutors were”

“Its fun and enjoyable, makes learning easier”

” I liked the way they taught defib training was easier for me to understand. Thank you”

“I  learnt a lot today, it was very well explained and was good to get involved in the practical”

“Videos really brought home as to what to experience. Practical aspects very good.”

“I liked the CPR with the I pad and manikins.”

“Tutor very good”

“I liked the App and the practical was very good, useful & engaging”

“Interactive, Real life experiences, opportunities to practice CPR & choking incidents. Thank you”

Millie’s Mark
This course can help Nurseries and other providers looking to apply for Millies Mark.
Millies Mark is a new initiative currently at pilot stage to provide a gold standard to those nurseries and providers who meet the criteria.  To be eligible for Millie’s Mark all staff working directly with children must have an up-to-date paediatric first aid certificate (1 day Emergency Paediatric or 12 hour full Paediatric). Organisations must satisfy additional criteria and have completed due diligence checks.  Read more here
Millie’s Trust is a charity that was created by the parents of Millie Thompson who tragically passed away in a choking incident in October 2012. 
This course runs for 2 days  and complies with the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) requirements and is suitable for anyone who works with children and young people. The course meets all the requirements as set by the Early Years Foundation Stage/Ofsted and the course content is in line with The Red Cross/St Johns Ambulance training courses covering all subjects. The course includes hands-on Defibrillator/AED training.
New Era is an experienced local training provider specialising in childcare qualifications and CPD courses and has been a  Lancashire County Council authorised provider for many years.
Our Trainers are suitably qualified holding A1/A2 Assessor, D34, PGCE/Cert Ed, First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid.
New Era meet Matrix standards and is an NCFE/CACHE awarding Body.
Certificates are issued on successful completion of the course and the course contents are detailed on the reverse.
The cost is £50.00 per person and places are secured on us receiving your payment.  Please note that  non-payment may result in your places being re-offered to those on the waiting list.  Once you are booked on we will email to confirm and advise you about parking and access.
This two day course is suitable for people responsible for looking after children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, schools, before and after school clubs, childminders and carers of children at home, enables attendees to be able to :
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Assess an emergency situation safely
  • Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant, child or adult who is suddenly unwell or suffering from chronic illness.
  • Provide emergency first aid to an infant, child or adult.
The mandatory 1 day on-site is run at the CVS Building, 62-64 Yorkshire Street, Burnley, BB11 3BT
New Era is an approved Lancashire County Council supplier of Paediatric First Aid courses.

Please email us on or call us 01282 435302 to secure your place on a course.

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