CHILD life saving skills are being taught at a two-week course in the New Year.

The Level 3 Paediatric Emergency First Aid Course will take place at Easterside Community Hub on Broughton Avenue in Middlesbrough on Thursday, January 25 and Thursday, February 1 from 9.30am-12.30pm.

Topics include dealing with choking, seizures, bleeding, anaphylactic shock and CPR.

The cost of the course is £18 or free to those on benefits, while all participants will incur a £10 certificate registration and manual charge.