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First Aid Training

Paediatric First Aid at Work

Course Overview

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to children (including babies) when dealing with and emergency situation, chronic or sudden paediatric illness and paediatric injury.

This qualification fulfils Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early year’s teachers, nursery workers and child minders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within The Child Care Register guide).

Aims and Objectives

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective first aid to children and babies, allowing them to deal with a range of first aid situations when looking after children and babies.

Content

  • Role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Infant and Child CPR
  • Unconscious casualty (including management of seizures)
  • Choking casualty
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • External bleeding
  • Minor Injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Eyes, ears and nose conditions
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chronic medical conditions or sudden illness
  • Body temperature
  • Electric shock
  • Burns and scolds
  • Poisonous substances

Duration: 12 hours (not including comfort and lunch breaks)

Certification:

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid at Work (QCF)
Certificate upon completion of course, valid for 3 years.

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