Paediatric First Aid


Course aims and objectives
The aim of this 12 hour OFSTED recognised first aid course is to teach Childcarers how to deliver first aid to children and babies who are in their care.

The course includes

Legislation and procedures
Childhood Diseases
Head Injuries
Allergic Reactions
Electric shock
Extremes of heat and cold
Febrile convulsions
Burns and Scalds
Respiratory Disorders
Major and Minor Bleeding
Broken Bones
Sickle Cell Disorders
Dealing with emergencies
Eye injuries

Target audience
The course is aimed at anyone who cares for children and babies, including schools, childminders, pre-school groups and nurseries.

The course is assessed by a multiple-choice test at the end of the second day, and continual assessment throughout the course.

The course is 12 hours long and can be run over 2 or 4 days. The course can be run during the day, in the evenings or at weekends.

Minimum and maximum numbers
12 minimum / 24 maximum

Additional services
A comprehensive telephone back-up service is offered to all candidates whilst they hold a valid certificate. We also offer a free reminder service to inform candidates that their certificate is due for renewal



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