Childs Equestrian Safety Course (CESC)

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Childs Equestrian Safety Course (CESC)

This is a two day course in “Pony Club” Emergency paediatric first aid and is taught by health care professionals that deal with these equestrian related injuries on a daily basis. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

This course is considered 'Best Practice' for volunteers at Pony Clubs. Demonstrating not only adult, but also child specific first aid knowledge and skills. Each day can be done within six weeks on a date to suit your group or centre. The qualification will last 3 years.

The extra training will not only provide an EFAW qualification but also a nationally recognised Paediatric First Aid qualification where you will learn how to be able to manage an ill/injured child in the event of an emergency. It consists of a range of subjects including fractures, shock, concussion, dealing with foreign bodies and various medical conditions for example recognising the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and much more…

£1060 + VAT
16hrs over 2 days

Who is this course suitable for?

Course syllabus and assessment

This course is suitable for anyone volunteering within the Pony Club (coaches, officials, supervisors/volunteers and non healthcare professionals) and anyone working with children in the equestrian environment.

A range of subjects is covered including:
• Role of the Paediatric First Aider
• Seizure
• Diabetic emergencies
• Primary survey
• Choking
• Asthma
• Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
• Minor injuries
• Meningitis
• Wounds, bleeding and shock
• Recovery position                                                                                                                                            
• Febrile convulsions
• Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
• Fractures
• Extreme cold and heat
• Head, neck and back injuries
• Foreign bodies
• Electrical incidents



The qualifcation is assessed continuously as the course progresses.
A learner must successfully pass both the written and practical assessments to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.
The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

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  • First aid Instructors are qualified to the highest standard with experience of using first aid in the equine industry.
  • All instructors have undergone comprehensive training themselves, enabling them to deliver a consistent and up-to-date quality course
  • All our Instructors are DBS checked

Convenient & flexible

We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.


What a brilliantly presented course, well done Kay, you have an exuberant and refreshing style, that keeps the students interested and entertained.
I had a great day and learned loads. Many, many thanks

Di Sealey

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