Paediatric First Aid Courses

2 day Paediatric First Aid

This 2 day course has been designed for those who are required to act as a Paediatric First Aider for their workplace or organisation for the purposes of the Department of Education's Early Years Stage Framework.

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Refreshments & lunch included | FREE venue parking
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During this 2 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations; including...

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric shock
  • External bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

During the course each learner will be continuously assessed by the trainer on practical scenarios, including...

  • CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Choking casualty
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Secondary survey
  • Management of fractures

In addition each learner will be required to complete a multiple choice theory paper based on the course content, which is marked by the trainer at the end of the course.

This course attracts a QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) regulated and nationally recognised qualification, which is valid for 3 years.

Annual Refresher
Once qualified, learners are recommended to maintain their first aid skills and knowledge by attending a ½ day Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher Course.

To re-qualify as a paediatric first aider, learners should attend another 2 day Paediatric First Aid Course on or before the 3 year anniversary of their certificate expiry date.

Providing the location and learners meets our pre-requisites then we can deliver this course on-site at your location for small or large groups.

The Location (in-house courses only)

  • Adequate lighting, ventilation & heating for the time of year
  • Adequate floor space & coverings for practical sessions
  • Close to male / female toilets and hand washing facilities
  • A proportionate size for the number of learners
  • Adequate exits in case of an emergency / fire
  • Free of intrusive noise for uninterrupted learning
  • Adequate seating for the number of learners
  • Television or digital projector with HDMI connection for the digital presentation

The Learners

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Suitable for the task of learning
  • Able to provide photographic identification
  • Good physical health for the practical sessions