Paediatric First Aid
12 Hours (excluding breaks) practical training Meets with full OFSTED and EYFS guidelines Level 3 Award
This course covers everything you need to know about providing immediate but temporary care to sick or injured children. Giving skills, knowledge and peace of mind to anyone looking after young children.
Covering the full training syllabus required to complete a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid and in line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Local Authority Approved and meets the requirements of Ofsted.
Where and when
At your venue on a date and time to suit your group (min 6 delegates).
Or individuals can attend one of our Open Courses
Who should attend
Childminders, nursery and school staff, after school clubs, sports coaches (dealing with Early Years Foundation Stage), and anybody who interacts with children.
Delivered by one of our Qualified First Aid trainers who will be guiding you through all the practical life-saving techniques. Designed to be interactive, engaging, fun and memorable.
- The role of a paediatric first aider
- Managing an incident
- The primary survey
- Unconscious and breathing
- Unconscious and not breathing
- CPR – resuscitation techniques
- Casualty examination
- Control of bleeding and minor injuries
- Bites and stings
- Eye and ear injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Seizures and febrile convulsions
- Head injuries
- Childhood illnesses including meningitis
- First aid kits
This course runs over 12 hours spread over at least 2 days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire, providing it is completed within 2 weeks of starting the course.
Assessment & Certification
To ensure all learners are reached, we use a variety of training methods; scenario-based training techniques are used to maximise recall as well as the use of personal workbooks which will be provided on the day.
Each learner will also receive a FREE comprehensive Paediatric First Aid Manual.
Paediatric First Aid certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment. There is no final examination. Those delegates who complete the course will be deemed to have reached the required standard and will be awarded a certificate valid for three years, after which time you will need to renew your certification.
This qualification will ensure you have the correct training to meet Ofsted requirements for Early Years settings such as schools, nurseries and after school clubs.
£650 + VAT on group bookings of up to 12 at your venue.
£85 + VAT per person on one of our open courses.
If you have more than 12 learners, please let us know as we will provide more trainers.
Are you compliant?
If you are unsure which course is most suitable for you or your workplace visit the HSE website