WHO IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014.

WHY IS THIS TRAINING IMPORTANT?

Topics within this qualification meet the requirements for Paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 as being important to maintaining safe and effective practice when providing treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

 

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES?

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • How to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock
  • How to provide first aid to an infant or a child with anaphylaxis
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding

DURATION

2┬áDAY – This qualification is valid for 3 years

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL COURSES

Level 3 Award in First Aid at work, Infection Control, Safeguarding