This course (Paediatric First Aid) is suitable for people aged 16+ who care for babies and children in any professional setting and are required to be qualified in first aid, including:
- nursery and pre-school workers
- sport and leisure staff
- crèche leaders
- anyone responsible for the welfare of children.
O J Health and Safety Solutions Limited offer a two-day paediatric first aid training course as set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS). The course is accredited and certificated by Highfields College.
This course covers how to help a baby or child who:
- Is unresponsive and breathing
- Is unresponsive and not breathing, including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
- Is choking
- Is bleeding
- Is burnt or has a scald
- Has an object in their eye, ear or nose
- Has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
- Has sickness or a fever
This course also covers what to do if someone is having a medical emergency, including:
- Diabetic emergency
- Asthma attack
- Severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock)
- Has an injury to a bone muscle or joint (including spinal injuries)
- Has a head injury
- Has swallowed something harmful.
We recommend that you bring your own lunch, as not all venues have food outlets on site or nearby.
Delivered in a classroom setting, this course offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real-life situation. For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support them.
To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate and we limit group size to 12 people.
The course also includes basic adult first aid skills, details on accident reporting and administering medication for those working in a childcare setting.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a paediatric first aid certificate which is valid for three years issued by Highfields College. This course meets the requirements specified by OFSTED and also includes the requirements of the appointed person in the workplace.
In line with the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, this course can be used as evidence for an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
Course Duration: 2 days 09:00-17:00
Prices from: £125 plus VAT
Leads to the award of the Paediatric first aid certificate which is valid for three years.