NCT have partnered with the British Red Cross to create a bespoke First Aid course designed to build your confidence as a parent or carer in dealing with emergency situations. Our Baby & Child First Aid courses are delivered by highly qualified British Red Cross trainers and provide first aid training for babies under one year old, and children up to 12 years old. The British Red Cross are experts in their field and their highly skilled trainers will ease any fears you have about providing first aid by giving you plenty of opportunity to practice techniques and ask questions.

The course covers first aid techniques for babies (0-1 years) and children (1-12 years). The course lasts for 2.5 hours and content includes:

• Loss of consciousness and CPR
• Choking
• Bleeding
• Burns
• High Temperatures
• Meningitis

The courses are suitable for parents, expectant parents and carers of babies and young children. Babes in arms (up to the age of 6 months) are welcome to attend with adults.

Choose a course date for more information and to book your course online


February 9th - Book HERE

March 9th - Book HERE

April 13th - Book HERE

May 11th - Book HERE

June 8th - Book HERE

July 13th - Book HERE

September 14th - Book HERE

October 12th - Book HERE

November 9th - Book HERE

December 14th - Book HERE


All courses are held at St Lukes Church Hall, Erleigh Road, Reading, RG1 5LH. There is limited parking on site but plenty of options within short walking distance.

We provide water and biscuits.

You are welcome to bring babes in arms (under 6 months/non mobile) but unfortunately older children are unable to attend.

Cancellations: if you cancel less than 7 days before the course we will be unable to provide a refund as we cannot fill your space at late notice. If you cancel with more than 7 days notice, we will give a full refund. 


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