Emergency Paediatric First Aid
1 day (6 hours)

This one day (6 hour) Paediatric First Aid course is designed to give you basic practical lifesaving first aid skills. This course is suitable for any individual who is involved with children. This course is NOT suitable for current Ofsted or EYFS requirements. Instead, the 2-day (12 hour) course is required.

About the course

This course is the entry level Paediatric First Aid course suitable for parents, nannies and au pairs. If you are registering with Ofsted or need an EFYS compliant course you will need our full two day course.

It is suitable for those who require basic lifesaving skills and techniques to manage an emergency first aid situation involving children and babies. This course is also the first day (6 hours) of the 2 day (12 hour) Paediatric First Aid qualification.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as the Emergency Paediatric Certificate.

Paediatric Emergency First Aid Training programme

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (including use of a Defibrillator)
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

 

Instructors

Our Instructors come from a range of professional and voluntary backgrounds such as:

  • emergency services (ambulance, police and fire service)
  • military (medics)
  • outdoor professionals (Mountain leaders)
  • Community Responders
  • Experienced First Aiders

We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations.

Training

Our training is very practical and hands on. We do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods. Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this course. The minimum age to attend is 16 and you must be reasonably fit and strong due to the physical nature of the training.

Basic written and verbal English comprehension is required. To pass you must be able to demonstrate practical competence as well as answer the written test questions to an acceptable standard. To benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

If you have any disabilities please contact us beforehand to discuss how we might be able to support you.

Assessment

All candidates must attend the full course to qualify. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout. There is NO final practical assessment.

Qualification

The 1 day (6 hour) Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification valid for 3 years. After that time you can requalify by completing another 1 day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course.

The Health and Safety Executive also ‘highly recommends’ that work place first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course. It is not compulsory and will not extend your Certificate, however it does give you confidence that your skills are up to date

Certification

Our awarding body for Emergency First Aid at Work qualifications is either through Pro Trainings or ITC.

ITC First is authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification titles are: ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) in England and Wales and ITC Certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work (SCQF Level 6) in Scotland.

Pro Trainings Authorises our Qualifications and can also provide Regulated Certificates through TQUK

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- £420

Individual candidate
- £60

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