2-Day Paediatric First Aid:

2 Day course (minimum 12 hours)

 

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Certification

The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Location

We run our courses at our Fort William training venue or if you have your own premises we can deliver this course at your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. For individual course places please see our Open Course dates below.

Price

The cost of this one day open course is £135*, which includes the days training, assessment, registration, certification, manual and refreshments throughout the day – this does not include lunch.

*Group prices are available

To book a place on one of our courses please contact us

Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Seizure
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Primary survey
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
  • Minor injuries
  • Meningitis
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Recovery position
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
  • Fractures
  • Extreme cold and heat
  • Head, neck and back injuries