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Paediatric First Aid

For Child Carers. Training in Childrens Accidents & Illnesses.
Paediatric first aid

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Would you know what to do if a child in your care needed first aid?
Having the correct paediatric first aid provision is not only a statutory requirement for the majority of childcare providers, it is extremely important for the safety of children.
The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofstedā€™s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders.
Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

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The Activity First Aid course will explain the responsibilities of a first aider and how to assess an incident in an outdoors environment. Training also includes heart attacks, strokes and epilepsy and seizures. For a full list of what's covered, please click here.

  • Course Length

    2 days
  • Location

    We come to you
  • Certified by

    Ofqual / Qualsafe or
    First Responders Limited Certification
  • Meets requirements of

  • Certificate

    Valid for 3 years
  • Class Size

    Up to 12 people

Myself and a group of local chilminders completed this course. We found the practical sessions so valuable. First Responders made the training enjoyable and we really feel we benefitted from this course, as we are looking after children accidents can occur and we are glad of the chance to learn how to deal with situations.

Jenny. Childminder. Watford

What's Covered?

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

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