The Paediatric First Aid (two day) course provides in depth training for people who are required to be first aiders within a childcare setting workplace. The course syllabus meets the requirements of both Ofsted Early Years and the Childcare Register.
Who should attend
This course is designed for workplaces that deal with infants and children, e.g. schools, nurseries, child minders and looked-after children.
This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted.
In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.
On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:
- Provide first aid for an infant and child:
- who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation.
- who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
- who has a foreign body airway obstruction.
- with external bleeding.
- with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
- Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant or child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness such as:
- sickle cell crisis.
- diabetic emergencies.
- asthma attack.
- allergic reaction.
- febrile convulsions.
- Understand how to administer first aid to an infant or child:
- who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold.
- who has sustained an electric shock.
- with burns or scalds.
- who has been poisoned.
- who has been bitten or stung.
- with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds.
- with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose.
- with head and spinal injuries.
- with anaphylaxis.
- who is suffering from shock.
- Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries, and emergencies.
Candidates will be assessed throughout the course. Evidence of underpinning knowledge and practical skills must be demonstrated by the candidate.