This 12 hour paediatric first aid course is a blended learning course which allows you to learn and demonstrate essential Peadiatric First Aid skills. The course is split into two parts. First you must do an online theory section, in the comfort of your own home, and then you will be required to spend a day with our trainer.
The 12 hours Paediatric First Aid qualification is a mandatory requirement in the Early Years Foundation statutory framework and for nanny's wishing to register for the ofsted voluntary register. It is also suitable those working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
Our full Paediatric course is most suited to Childminders, Nannies, Early Years Practitioners, Teachers, Parents, Childcare Professionals.
Help a baby/child who has had an electric shock
Help a baby/child who has burns or scalds
Help a baby/child who has a suspected fracture
Help a baby/child with head, neck or back injuries
Help a baby/child who is suspected of being poisoned
Help a baby/child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
Help a baby/child with an eye injury
Help a baby/child with a bite or sting
Help a baby/child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
Help a baby/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)
Be able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
Help a baby/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
Help a baby/child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
Help a baby/child who is having a seizure
Help a baby/child who is choking
Help a baby/child who is bleeding
Help a baby/child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)