Paediatric First Aid Training

Children are very vulnerable and especially prone to accidents and mishaps. That’s why, as an adult, it is your responsibility to learn the crucial First Aid skills that could one day save the life of a child close to you.

Whether you’re a childminder, youth worker, teacher, sports coach, or parent, you can benefit from our life-saving Paediatric First Aid courses.

This Paediatric First Aid course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation stage statutory framework. The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children. It meets OFSTED requirements for registered child-minders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children as well as adults. The course contains:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Eye injuries
  • Managing an emergency
  • Foreign objects
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Head injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Heat and extreme cold
  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Bleeding
  • Resuscitation (all ages CPR)
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Seizures
  • Burns
  • Spinal injuries
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup)
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Choking

Training is run over 2 days (12 Hours) Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the delegate, there is no final examination.

Certificate is valid for 3 years.

For more information about health and safety training or occupational health courses please contact us today.
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