Course Details

Is this the course for me?

This qualification is designed for learners who have responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

This two day course fulfils the requirements for first aid training as detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. View the full course information here.

Syllabus

What will I learn?

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Seizure
  • Choking
  • Minor injuries
  • Recover position
  • Fractures
  • Foreign bodies
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Extreme cold and heat
  • Electrical incidents

Assessment Criteria

The qualification is assessed both through practical demonstration and written assessment. A learner must successfully pass both assessments to achieve the qualification.

The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

Private CoursesAt your premises.

Looking to train a group? Our courses can be delivered at your premises. There are many benefits to booking in-house training, including:

  • Cost and time effective - save money by training a large number of your staff at the same time at your premises or locally
  • Flexible – arrange for courses to take place at a time that is convenient for your workforce. Talk to us about weekend and evening sessions.
  • Bespoke – speak with us about tailoring your First Aid training to be relevant to your particular work environment

£599 per group
Public Courses

Our scheduled public courses are held at our centre in Andover, Hampshire. For directions please click here.

  • Ideal for training small numbers
  • Many dates through out the year - get in touch to find a suitable date for you
  • Excellent training facilities
  • Easily accessible location in Andover which is close to the town centre

£150 per person

Enquire

Get in touch today to find out more about this course. One of our friendly team will be get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your training needs.