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LEVEL 3 PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE (QCF)

This course is in line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and meets the needs of Ofsted. It is suitable for Childminders, Nursery and School staff (Dealing with Foundation Stage) and anybody who deals with children and wants a more in-depth course. 

This two day (12 hour) course can be delivered at your venue, by a paediatric specialist and includes both theory and practical sessions.

The required EYFS syllabus includes:-

- First Aid Priorities
- Managing Incidents
- Basic Life Support (CPR) Adult, Child & Baby
- Choking 
- Casualty Examination 
- Unconsciousness
- Anaphylaxis 
- Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains 
- Control of Bleeding & Shock (including catastrophic bleeding)
- Asthma 
- Eye & Ear Injuries 
- Burns and Scalds 
- First Aid Kits 
- Childhood Illnesses including Meningitis, Sickle Cell Anaemia & Febrile Convulsions 
- Regulations 
- Recording and Reporting

Students are assessed throughout the course through a series of practical and theory assessments, designed to test learner knowledge and competence.  Upon successful completion of this course and the assessments learners will be issued with a certificate. Certificates will be valid for 3 years.   

Cost 

GROUP CLASS

We can attend and conduct a course in your work place. This proves popular in some workplaces so as to minimise disruption to the workforce

The cost of this course for up to 12 students is £750.00. This includes certification and a manual for each student. There are no additional costs.

OPEN COURSE CLASSES

These are courses where you can attend or send your employees to, to acquire the qualification

£115.00pp

(Minimum class size of 5 up to a maximum of 12)

 

  • The course covers the following areas:
  • Planning for first aid emergencies involving babies and children.
  • Dealing with emergencies involving babies and children.
  • Resuscitating babies and children.
  • Recognising and dealing with shock in babies and children.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock in babies and children.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock in babies and children.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to burns and scalds in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to choking in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to suspected fractures in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries in babies and children.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses of babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to eye injuries in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to bites and stings in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to the effects of extreme heat and cold in babies and children.
  • Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions in babies and young children.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of babies and children with Chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anaemia, diabetes.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illness.