Paediatric First Aid

This Paediatric First Aid Course is a two day course recommended by OFSTED and designed for people who look after babies and children up to the age of puberty. It meets the standards for Paediatric First Aid Training for the revised Early Years Foundation Stage.

The Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Training Course is a combination of classroom based learning and also hands on practical instruction.

Successful candidates will gain Paediatric First Aid Certification valid for three years

Paediatric First Aid

2 Day Course

£155 + VAT

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Paediatric First Aid Course Information

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after babies and young children up to the age of puberty.

It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The Paediatric First Aid Training Course can be held at our bespoke training centre or your premises.

What does the Paediatric First Aid Course cover?

  • Assess and prioritise a first aid incident
  • Deal with an unconscious child or baby
  • Control bleeding and manage shock
  • Manage choking
  • Incident reporting
  • Treat burns and scalds
  • Deal with asthma and hyperventilation
  • Deal with head injuries, seizures and febrile convulsions
  • Recognise and deal with fractures to upper and lower body
  • Managing neck and spinal injuries
  • Deal with poisoning including anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise and deal with a range of common injuries and illnesses until the arrival of the emergency services including: Foreign bodies, poisoning, electric shock, hypoglycaemia, sprains and strains, conjunctivitis, sickle cell anaemia, aches and pains, diarrhoea and vomiting, meningitis, chicken pox, measles, German measles, mumps.

Who are Paediatric First Aid Courses for?

This Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Course qualification is ideal for all staff who work with children in a childcare setting, including nurseries, day care centres and childminders.

An accredited Level 2 in Paediatric First Aid is also available. Please contact us for details.

How long does the course last?

Our Paediatric First Aid Courses is a 2 day course, after completion participants will be covered immediately.

How is the course assessed?

Continual assessment throughout the course by the tutor and a multiple choice assessment paper. A Paediatric First Aid certificate is issued to all who successfully show their competence.

How long is the certificate valid for?

3 years.

Call to discuss course dates to suit your calendar.

If you need help or advice then please call us to speak to a training consultant.