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Paediatric First Aid

This is a two day course (12 hours), for those of you who wish to gain the first aid skills relevant for those of you who are looking after and caring for babies and young children under the age of eight.

People who are working with babies, baby sitting or even child minding will benefit from this course. It is suitable for crčche, schools, and voluntary organisation employees.

Those of you who are looking for work in the childcare sector will also benefit from this course.

The course meets Ofqual requirements and is in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the NCMA and provides evidence for those working towards NVQ’s in Childcare.


The course is taken over 2 days (12 hours) and covers:

DAY ONE

  • 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 and 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 and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

DAY TWO

  • Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with head and spinal injuries
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with minor injuries


The assessments will be carried out as an ongoing assessment process so NO end of course assessment!

On completion, successful candidates will be awarded an "Ofqual" approved Paediatric First Aid Work Certificate valid for three years.

Upcoming Courses

Oct
24

First Aid At Work

Available Places: 12

First Aid At Work

Date: 24 Oct 2017
Course Description:

This 3 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013. This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Level: 3
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Oct
31

First Aid At Work

Available Places: 12

First Aid At Work

Date: 31 Oct 2017
Course Description:

This 3 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013. This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Level: 3
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Nov
07

Emergency First Aid at Work

Available Places: 12

Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: 07 Nov 2017
Course Description:

This 1 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013.

This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Nov
09

Emergency First Aid at Work

Available Places: 12

Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: 09 Nov 2017
Course Description:

This 1 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013.

This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Nov
14

Emergency First Aid at Work

Available Places: 12

Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: 14 Nov 2017
Course Description:

This 1 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013.

This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate

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