Paediatric First Aid

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid meets the requirement of the  Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework which requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present.

Key Course Information

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12 hours Duration

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What’s it about?

Over a 2 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: assessing an emergency situation, dealing with an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, meningitis, head and spinal injuries, anaphylaxis, asthma and more.

Who’s it for?

This qualification has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.
  • Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

Why choose us?

Learn using some of the most advanced equipment available

At The Practical Training Hub, not only do we invest in our trainers to make sure they provide the best training possible, we also heavily invest in the best kit. We use a variety of training aids including simulated injuries, technology and advanced electronic manikins as well as actors which be utilised to create an even more practical engaging beneficial training session.

For example, our resuscitation manikins can not only provide you with the opportunity to practice the lifesaving skill of CPR, they can also provide instant visual feedback on depth and rate of compressions as well as how effective your ventilations are!

What will i learn

During this 12 hours course, Learners will be given the opportunity to practise essential basic life support procedures, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, recovery position, CPR and choking.

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Responsibilities of the First Aider

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How to check for breathing

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Assessment of injuries

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Recovery position

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Resuscitation of a non-breathing casualty (CPR)

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Choking

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Major bleeding and Shock management

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Minor injuries & burns

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Seizures

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Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Course information

How long is the course?

The content of this training is taught over 12 hours and is therefore delivered over two days.

Time is set aside during the course for a suitable number of breaks.

Do I need any prerequisites?

No, you do not require any prior knowledge, experience or qualifications to attend this training.

Practical, hands on training

Training is made as practical and engaging as possible using videos, examples, practical exercises and scenarios to help create confident and competent first aiders.

Experienced trainers

Courses are delivered by those with real hands on experience of dealing with emergencies such as those from the emergency services and often Paramedics, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Train at your workplace or locally

For companies & organisations without a suitable training environment as well as individuals booking on to an open course, training is carried out at a suitable local venue with sufficient space to ensure a quality training experience.

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