Paediatric First Aid

2 Days
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In Safe Hands Training - The Simulation Centre or Training at your work place

Paediatric First Aid Training is mandatory for anyone working with the early year’s environment. After all parents are leaving there most treasured possession in your care. By attending a Paediatric First Aid Course you will be reassuring yourself that you are better prepared for any emergency that may arise. Our team of emergency and training professionals will guide you through the training and help you build confidence.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is designed to meet the first aid requirements of those who look after children and young people.

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What will I learn?

See our full manual below for a comprehensive look at what is on offer during the Paediatric first aid course. The basic syllabus is;

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • First aid kit information and equipment
  • Aims and priorities of first aid
  • Primary assessment and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation for the adult, child and infant casualty
  • The recovery position
  • Choking
  • How to deal with minor, major bleeding and shock
  • Dealing with seizures
  • Identifying childhood and other medical conditions
  • And a great deal more!

*this course meets the EYFS framework syllabus in full.

What is the qualification?

It also a mandatory requirement set out by OFSTED and the EYFS Framework for those particularly in early years care. The qualification is valid for 3 years. Its full title is the new Level 3 in Paediatric First Aid. After the 3 years the course is repeated as there is no refresher.

Who is the course accredited by?

Regulated by Qualsafe Awards (OFQUAL Awarding Body) as recognised by OFSTED, NCMA & the Department for Education.

Who will I be taught by?

Our team of trainers are not just professional teachers the majority are members of the Ambulance Service and other emergency services. They deliver factual training based on current guidelines and most importantly experience. This ensures you are being taught by a professional that has actually done in real terms what they are teaching you.

In Safe Hands has a unique facility for training. Known as the ‘Simulation Centre’ students are taught in a multi environment setting. This includes a Kitchen, Bar Area, Lounge, Car, Outdoor area, Bathroom, Bedroom, and a Children’s play area. This allows courses to be facilitated, not just ‘in the classroom’ but in working arenas similar to that of their working environment.

It’s very much a fact of life that we learn by experience, which is why our training is more experience led.

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What our trainee’s say...

" I would just like to extend my thanks for great course last week. The trainer was very helpful and very friendly, this subject as new teacher is very nervy and we were put at ease throughout the whole course. Great training, great company."