Would you know what to do if a child in your class banged their head? Or had a seizure? Or stopped breathing suddenly? 

Are you a children’s activity provider? Would you know what to do if a child in your class banged their head? Or had a seizure? Or if they stopped breathing suddenly? 


As anyone who’s ever worked with children or has their own children will know, with kids around you never know what might happen!


As a class instructor or organiser people will look to you for advice on what to do in an emergency so it’s vitally important to have the skills, knowledge and confidence to know how to act quickly, appropriately and efficiently in the event of an emergency involving a baby or child.


At Daisy First Aid we provide essential first aid skills to children’s activity providers so they and their customers can be confident should the unexpected happen.


Daisy First Aid provides training for childcare professionals and activity providers to give them the confidence to know what to do in an emergency.


There are lots of ways to learn: face-to-face, live online, e-Learning and there are a number of different courses available.


2-Hour Duty of Care Class


This award-winning class, which is taught up and down the country by our friendly trainers, is perfect for anyone wanting basic first aid skills and the confidence to know how to act in an emergency. In this class you’ll learn:


CPR – baby, child & adult
Recovery positions – baby, child & adult
Choking – baby, child & adult
Head injuries
Febrile seizures
Broken bones
Bleeding & bandaging


Daisy First Aid classes are relaxed and fun and there is plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to practise the techniques you’ll learn.


The course costs just £25 per person and is available face-to-face or as a live online class. 


Duty of Care e-Learning Course


This engaging and interactive online course appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features. It allows you to work at your own pace and pause if needed. 


The course will give you the knowledge to cope confidently with:


Assessing an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
Recovery Position
Shock caused by severe blood loss
Anaphylactic shock & other allergic reactions
Burns or scalds
Suspected fracture

Head, neck or back injuries
Foreign body object in eyes, ears or nose
Eye injury
Bites or stings
Asthma attack
Febrile convulsions

Duration: Approximately 1-2 hours


This fantastic course costs just £25 per person.


6-Hour Emergency Paediatric First Aid


This course covers how to help a baby or child who: 


is unresponsive and breathing

is unresponsive and not breathing, including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

is choking

is bleeding

is suffering from shock

is burnt or has a scald

is having a seizure


This course is perfect for anyone who wants more detailed knowledge on the topics listed. This is an assessed course with continuous assessment by one of our expert trainers.


12-hour Paediatric First Aid – Blended learning


This course is a Level 3 qualification, which meets the requirements for Ofsted and EYFS and is suitable for children’s activity providers and childcare professionals.

On successful completion of the course, the candidate will receive a certificate which is valid for 3 years. 

This course covers how to help a baby or child who: 

is unresponsive and breathing

is unresponsive and not breathing, including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

is choking

is bleeding

is suffering from shock

is burnt or has a scald

is having a seizure

has an object in their eye, ear or nose

has hypothermia or heat exhaustion


Or has a medical emergency, including:


diabetic emergency


asthma attack

severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock)

has an injury to a bone muscle or joint including spinal injuries

has a head injury

has swallowed something harmful.


Additional e-Learning Courses:


E-Learning Risk assessment for early years settings 


This interactive e-Learning course will teach you to:


Understand the role and responsibilities of the first-aider

Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely,
promptly and effectively in an emergency

Understand the importance of risk assessment

Identify hazards and evaluate risk

Describe how to carry out a risk assessment

Explain the review process


E-Learning Safeguarding and Child Protection for Early Years


This in-depth course provides important information regarding the safeguarding of children, enabling learners to respond confidently and appropriately to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child.


E-Learning infection control in a childcare setting


This course will provide anyone working with children with an understanding of how infections including COVID-19 are transmitted and what measures can be put in place to prevent and control their spread thus giving your customers confidence that you are doing all you can in order to keep them and their little ones safe.


How to book


If you’d like to find out more about how to book any of our courses head to our website www.daisyfirstaid.com and pop in your postcode where you’ll be directed to your nearest Daisy First Aid trainer.


ICAP members will receive a 10% discount off our duty of care certificates and 50% off our online courses. Click here to see more details


By becoming a member of ICAP you’re joining a community of like-minded professionals and business owners in the children’s activity sector working towards excellence

Pip Wilkins

Pip Wilkins is the Chief Executive of the British Franchise Association (bfa). With 25 years’ experience in the franchise sector, Pip has worked her way up within the Association, gaining insight from all areas of the business and the franchise industry. She is well-known and highly regarded in franchising for her dedication and depth of knowledge. Pip regularly speaks at conferences and seminars both domestically and internationally, as well as writing on franchising matters for national, local and franchising trade press. Pip is also a regular judge for the annual bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, the Franchise Marketing Awards and Global Franchise Awards. Pip represents the UK at both the European Franchise Federation (EFF) and World Franchise Council (WFC). The bfa has grown to be one of the largest franchise associations in Europe, and one of the most successful associations in the world.

Theo Millward

Theo Millward is a graduate of Lancaster University with a BBA in Management. In 2016 Theo purchased UK swim school, Swimtime from the founders which teaches 20,000 children a week. Following a multi-award- winning digital transformation, during the global pandemic, Theo and his team founded Franscape, a saas that digitally transforms Franchise brands. FranScape won New Business of the Year at the UK Business Awards.

Andy Georgiou

Andy is the Founder of ICAP and a leading UK Franchise Business Consultant. He is fiercely committed to helping children’s activity providers build successful and profitable businesses. With qualifications in Business Management, Digital Media and Marketing, he has helped build, advise and grow leading 6 and 7 fiqure children’s education, sports and activity brands in the past 17 years.

Frank Sahlein

Frank has been active in the Children’s Activity Center industry as an athlete, coach, business owner, consultant and business broker. He is a native of San Mateo, California and graduated from San Jose State University in California (USA).
Frank was a pioneer of the Children’s Learning Opportunity Center concept from 1976 – 2016 at the Wings Center in Boise, Idaho (USA) – a blend of Sports Instruction, Arts, Education, Entertainment and Outreach programs.
As a business management innovator, Frank has delivered over 1,000 presentations for a variety of Children’s Activity Center industries such as gymnastics, swimming, cheerleading, dance, martial arts/ninja and child care/education.
3rd Level Consulting is a Business Development and Service Provider Partner for private industry companies, associations, and organizations in the USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Panama.
Two-time recipient of the National Business Leader Award from USA Gymnastics, Frank is the author of “Building Your Business Potential” and “Designing Your Empowered Life”. He is the creator of the SmartEDGE™ Business Applications and Management Certification Courses. He is the co-founder of LEAP Learning and the MetaSpheres Corp, and is the founder and Executive Director of the International Association of Child Development Programs.
His passions include his beautiful wife Lourdes Gonzalez, family, friends, fitness training, transformational reading and travel.