Paediatric First Aid
First Aid Courses – Paediatric First Aid
Overview of the Paediatric First Aid Course
The Paediatric first aid course teaches delegates to provide immediate care and attention to a child who requires first aid. The course is recognised by Ofsted and contains theoretical and practical elements.
Who is it for:
Anyone wishing to become a qualified first aider for children. Also very useful for parents, teachers, or anyone else who regularly spends time around children. Even if you don’t need the training at work you can still attend the course to apply your training on your own children. Read our blog post on the benefits of the Paediatric first aid course.
By the end of the Paediatric First Aid training course, delegates’ understanding and knowledge of caring for children who require first aid.
The course teaches the attendee how to:
- Deal with illness or injury.
- Deal with an unconscious and breathing/not breathing child.
- How to prepare a first aid kit and how to not cross infect.
- Recording and reporting accidents.
- How to deal with minor cuts, bruises, sickness, shock, choking and how to apply these techniques to an adult.
Basic first aid skills will also be picked up through the duration of training. You will also learn how to administer medication for those working in childcare.
The course makes sure that the employees attending are capable of working in line with HSE legislation.
What is required to pass the pediatric first aid course?
Tutors will assess delegates throughout the course to determine their practical skills. They will then need to pass a written test at the end of the course.
You must be over 18 to attend and should have a good grasp of written and spoken English.
Unsure which first aid course to take? Read our ‘which first aid course is right for me’ blog post.
This certificate lasts for three years, after which you must re-attend the course to requalify. Find out more about our other first aid courses.
Our first aid courses are usually available in the following locations. Please contact us to find out about attending the Paediatric first aid course.
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