Paediatric/Youth First Aid Training

Paediatric First Aid-Level 3 for those working with children (2 days)

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid : 2 day course, units 1 & 2

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally regulated Level 3 Award.

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.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Fainting
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Choking
  • Head injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Foreign bodies
  • Control of bleeding
  • Anaphylaxia
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures
  • Heat and Cold
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Meningitis
  • Burns
  • Shock

Maximum 12 delegates


Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course (1-Day)

Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid : 1 day course

This one-day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support.

If you have a professional interest, i.e. you are a child-minder or school teacher, etc, then this course partly fulfils the requirements of Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage require you to have 12 hours of paediatric first aid training, so the 2-Day Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid would be required to fulfil their requirements. This 6 hour qualification also makes up the first half of the 12-hour course.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Epilepsy
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Anaphylaxia and Shock

Maximum 12 delegates


1-Day Emergency Outdoor First Aid Course

Level 3 Emergency Outdoor First Aid : 1-day course

This one-day emergency outdoor first aid qualification is designed for people who are involved in outdoor activities or work in rural locations.

The course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

It will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to respond to a range of emergency outdoor situations including summoning assistance, responding to changes in vital signs, administering CPR and blood loss. The qualification meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning band 2 training.

This course may be specifically suitable for young people in youth work settings who are involved in any form of activity, including Duke of Edinburgh, Scouts, Brownies, sports, leisure and recreation. However, a student cannot claim the official title of ‘Emergency First Aider in the Workplace’ until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

Syllabus

A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  • What is outdoor first aid?
  • First aid equipment
  • Summon assistance
  • Monitoring
  • Scene survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Disorders of respiration
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock

Maximum 12 delegates

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