Paediatric First Aid Course

Overview

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 childminders 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.

IMORTANT INFORMATION - From 11th February all delegates are required to wear a face covering whilst inside the training venue (unless eating or drinking).  This also includes those with medical exemptions.  Should you have any questions relating to this change please don't hesitate to contact our customer service team on 01892 543000.

Objectives

On successful completion of the course candidates will be equiped with a comprehensive range of skills to enable them to respond calmly and confidently in the event of a child becoming unwell or injuring themselves.

Agenda

This course will cover the following topics: -

  • Resuscitation
  • Recovery positions
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Croup
  • Asthma
  • Fainting
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Wounds & bleeding
  • Burns & scalds
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Sickle cell
  • Meningitis
  • First aid kits
  • Recording of accidents & incidents

 

Duration

2 days

Assessment

Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the delegate, there is no final examination. Those delegates who complete the course, and are deemed to have reached the required standard, are awarded a certificate that is valid for three years.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for people working with younger children (those up to eight years old) or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Prerequisites

IMORTANT INFORMATION - From 11th February all delegates are required to wear a face covering whilst inside the training venue (unless eating or drinking).  This also includes those with medical exemptions.  Should you have any questions relating to this change please don't hesitate to contact our customer service team on 01892 543000. Medical Declaration For the safety of yourself and others, it is recommended, if you are currently suffering or have ever suffered with any of the following medical problems or conditions to check with your GP before attending the course: - back, neck, arm or knee problems rupture or hernia heart disease, high blood pressure, bronchitis, asthma or chest problems blackouts, seizures or epilepsy For the safety of yourself and others, it is recommended, if you are currently or have recently been pregnant to check with your GP before attending this course. It is the responsibility of the employer to choose a person who can physically fulfil the role of a first aider in the workplace. Please note that we reserve the right to prevent the delegate from completing the course if they should have any of the above problems or if they are pregnant and the trainer feels that the delegate could put themself of others in danger. For convenience it is recommended that students wear casual clothing as courses often involve practical work.

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FAQs
  • Will lunch be Included?

    The joining instructions will indicate if lunch is provided for the duration of your course.  Should you need to know prior to booking please contact one of our team who will be happy to advise.

  • When will I receive my Course Joining Instructions?

    Course joining instructions are sent 7 to 10 days prior to course commencement.  If you book within this time frame they are emailed within 24 hours of the booking being placed.

  • What time does my course start?

    Start and finish times are confirmed on your joining instructions which are issued 7 to 10 days prior to course commencement.  Failure to arrive at the requested time may result in the delegate being turned away.

  • Can I complete a name change on my booking?

    Yes, a name change can be completed at any time free of charge. You can submit your request by emailing our customer service team at training@easybooktraining.co.uk or calling on 01892 543000.