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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID / UNIT 1 / DAY 1

Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)

Qualification title:

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Unit 1 Title:

Paediatric Emergency First Aid

DESCRIPTION

This one-day Paediatric Emergency First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support. If you have a professional interest, i.e. you are a child-minder or school teacher etc, then this course fulfils partly the requirements of OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).


In order to obtain the full qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation which includes this one and J/600/2037 or U560/04 (Scotland) - Managing paediatric illness and injury.


Duration
A minimum of six hours makes up this unit consisting of theoretical and practical work, plus some pre-course activity could be required.


Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Resuscitation
  • Minor injuries
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Epilepsy


Cerfication

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical ability.
An accreditation certificate lasting three years will be issued, subject to assessment.


Numbers
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.


Age Limit
Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID FULL QUALIFICATION

Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)


Qualification title:

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Unit 1 Title:

Paediatric Emergency First Aid

Unit 2 Title:

Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

DESCRIPTION

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.


It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 3 Award.


This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.


Duration
A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.


Syllabus
A range of subjects is covered including:


  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Eye injuries
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Resuscitation • Head injuries • Diabetes
  • Foreign bodies • Anaphylaxis
  • Heat and cold
  • Fainting
  • Choking
  • Fractures
  • Meningitis Burns
  • Asthma


Certication
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge.


A three year certificate will be issued subject to assessment.


Numbers
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.


Age Limit
Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID / BLENDED LEARNING

Reduce the time needed for classroom attendance.


Our recognised elearning module works alongside its face to face paediatric first aid course (Participants MUST have completed the online module prior to the face to face session).


The course is approved and accredited and meets Ofsted requirements for Paediatric First Aid training.


The Blended Paediatric First Aid Course comes in two parts.

DESCRIPTION

Part 1 involves completing our interactive elearning module and can be done any time before you attend the face to face training. You will be sent a link to the elearning module when payment has been received for the course.


Part 2 is a one day face to face course where you will learn and demonstrate all the practical sections of the course.

The elearning module has been designed to give learners the theoretical knowledge needed to accompany a practical face to face training day.


The online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish.


Features:

1. Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features

2. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course

3. Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language to equip them with the vocabulary, language skills and confidence to pass a practical course.


Assessment:

Self checks after each section of the course and an end of course multiple choice assessment


Certification:

On successful completion of the both elements of the course a certificate will be issued as evidence that they have passed the course.


Areas covered:

  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock
  • Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds
  • Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture
  • Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries
  • Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned
  • Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
  • Help a baby or child with an eye injury
  • Help a baby or child with a bite or sting
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • Help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents).


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