Paediatric First Aid Course

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Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) 12 Hour Course

This course meets the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.

This accredited qualification provides theoretical and practical training in first aid techniques that are specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction, has breathing difficulties or is suffering from shock or anaphylaxis:

Topics also included are fractures, dislocations, injuries to the head, neck, back, eyes, ears or nose, poisoning, bites or stings, burns or scalds, electric shock, minor injuries and chronic medical conditions.

This qualification consists of two mandatory units and is typically delivered over a period of 2 days with a minimum contact time of 12 hours.

The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage is a document published by The Department for Education and applies to Early Years childcare. The Statutory Framework states that ‘at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present. There must be at least one person on outings who has a current paediatric first aid certificate.’ The HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is recognised as a qualification that fulfils this need.

All successful students will be issued with a Paediatric First Aid certificate.

 

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF) 6 Hour Course.

This course is designed for childcare centres that do not need to meet the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.

This accredited qualification provides theoretical and practical training in emergency first aid techniques that are specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. Learners undertaking this qualification will be able to provide support to the paediatric first aider to maintain the welfare of infants and children.

Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction, has breathing difficulties or is suffering from shock or anaphylaxis:

This qualification consists of one mandatory unit and is typically delivered over a period of 1 day with a minimum contact time of 6 hours.

All successful students will be issued with an Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate.

For more information email paulkenny@me.com

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