1st November 2018

Paediatric First Aid

Qualification level: 3
Total qualification time: 2 days

This qualification is designed for those with  responsibility for the professional care of children and babies including volunteers, but is also of value to anyone caring for young children.

This two-day 12 hour qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and Ofsted.

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • Resuscitation and defibrillation
  • Seizures 
  • Choking 
  • Wounds, bleeding, and shock
  • Bites and stings
  • Bones, joints, and muscle injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Foreign body and eye injuries
  • Chronic medical conditions and illnesses
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Electric shock incidents
  • Burns and scalds 
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis