This two-day Paediatric First Aid course provides learners with a broad understanding of first aid injuries and medical conditions a guardian of a child may come across. The course will look at common concerns from choking to child resuscitation, infantile convulsions and asthma.
The course is suitable for parents, childminders, nursery staff and primary school teachers. This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and ESTYN/Ofsted.
The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions which include a range of topics are covered including:
- Incident reporting
- Assessing the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive child
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in babies and children
- Blood loss and shock
- Foreign bodies
- Eye injuries
- Head injuries
- Effects of heat and cold
- Infantile convulsions
- Sickle cell anaemia
There are courses running at the following locations across south Wales.
Sucessful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 Paediatric First Aid by the awarding body First Aid Awards (FAA).
The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by resitting the qualification.
It is recommended to complete Continual Professional Development on a yearly basis to maintain practical skills and keep information at the forefront.
The course involves various pratical sessions, where candidates will need to get down to the floor to practise their first aid skills. This will include practising recovery position and demonstrating effective resuscitation for a minimum amount of time. If you have any concerns about carrying out these activities, you should get in touch before booking the course.
If candidates have any physical or learning needs for the group work or for the assessment, this should be notified as part of the booking.
The course will have three planned breaks, with tea and coffee available during the morning and afternoon break. There is no lunch provided and it is recommend you bring lunch with you.
If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.
- Candidate registration fees
- Course handbook
- Small personal First Aid Kit
- All training equipment for practical sessions
£125 per person.