This one day course is specifically designed for teaching life saving skills in the Childcare Sector. This course is ideal for professional childcare facilities to prepare staff for emergency situations. It covers the skills required to deal with first aid and medical emergencies which may occur particularly with children.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Paediatric First Aid Course Certificate which is valid for two years.

Training delivered onsite at your company's premises

  • 1 day course
  • Max 12 participants
  • Certification valid for 2 years

Who should do this course

  • People working in the Childcare sector
  • Junior sports clubs
  • Parents, grandparents
  • Childminders
  • People working with children

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Course Objectives

On completion of the Paediatric First Aid training course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate Paediatric First Aid
  • Understand the responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills
  • Identify and administer first aid in medical emergencies
  • Identify risks to children in the home or workplace

Course Content

  • Scene assessment and safety
  • Responsibilities of a First Aider
  • CPR for children and infants
  • AED for adults and children
  • How to react in an emergency situation
  • Child and infant choking
  • Bleeding first aid
  • Dealing with unconscious children and infants
  • Dealing with Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma
  • Meningitis
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  • Burns first aid
  • Head and eye injuries