The Paediatric First Aid Course is a legal requirement in the UK. This qualification meets the requirements for first aid training, as detailed in the Department for Education’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), as well as those for Childcare Registration and Ofsted.
Know-How & Consultancy Training Ltd provides an extensive training for individuals who care for children and babies. This two-day course provides the skills and knowledge necessary when dealing with various paediatric conditions and incidents.
Our course syllabus includes:
- Roles and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider
- Preparing for first aid emergencies and creating a safe environment for the child
- Artificial ventilation and CPR for babies and children
- Placing the baby or child in the recovery position
- Assessment of a child casualty
Through our Paediatric First Aid Course, learners will also learn how to recognise and deal with:
- Bites and stings
- The effects of extreme heat and cold
- Eye injuries
- Foreign objects in the eyes, ears and noses
- Electric Shock
- Anaphylactic Shock
- Possible poisoning
- Burns and scalds
- Febrile convulsions
- Head, neck and back injuries
- Meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses
- The emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including asthma, epilepsy, diabetes and sickle cell
The Paediatric First Aid Course also covers basic adult first aid skills, including details on creating accident reports and administering medication, which are especially useful for those who work in childcare settings.
This qualification is available to learners 14 years of age or older. However, they may be unable to act as a Paediatric First Aider in a workplace before they reach the age of 16.
Candidates are recommended to have literacy of Level 1 Paediatric First Aid at Work, or its equivalent. A candidate’s skill and ability to respond to the physical demands of a real-life situation will also be gauged.
A reasonable adjustment for candidates who have a disability, a medical condition, or learning need may be possible. Interested candidates may contact us to discuss the details.
A candidate’s qualification is assessed through oral questioning, practical demonstration and written assessment.
Learners must pass both the practical and written assessments to obtain the qualification. The assessment will not be graded; learners either pass or are referred.
Scenarios that allow candidates to demonstrate their practical skills and knowledge will be set. At any point during the practical assessment, the Trainer/Assessor may ask the candidate a few related questions.
The practical assessment will be ongoing throughout the course, but the Trainer/Assessor will make it known to the candidates every time they are being assessed.
The written assessment contains both open and multiple choice questions.
Upon successful completion, learners will be awarded a Paediatric First Aid Level 3 certificate by First Aid Awards (FAA) — a body regulated by SQA Accreditation and Ofqual. This qualification will be valid for three years. Know-How Training Ltd’s qualifications are aligned with that of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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