Paediatric First Aid
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants, pre-school personnel, and anyone who has responsibilities for youngsters while in their care.
The two-day course is compliant with guidelines issued by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted.
A minimum of 12 hours makes up the two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.
- Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid
- Unit 2: Managing Paediatric illness, injury and emergencies
A range of subjects will be covered, including:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment and the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Infantile convulsions
- Control of bleeding and shock
- Eye injuries
- Sickle cell anaemia
- Head injuries
- Foreign bodies
- Heat and cold
After successful assessment, the delegate will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.
Who should attend?
Ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who want to gain a nationally accredited Level 3 Award. Delegates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
In order to gain this qualification, delegates must attend both days and complete the two units.