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Paediatric Emergency First Aid

1 Day

Following the recent change in legislation, from the Autumn 2016 it will be compulsory for all new nursery and preschool staff to undertake paediatric first aid training, this Ofqual Accredited Level 3 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid meets these requirements.This course also meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements under the Approved Carers Scheme.

This course is RQF recognised and can also be used as evidence for employees working towards a Level 1, 2 NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Course Content

  • Understand the role of the paediatric first aider
  • CPR
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Choking
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively

This course now covers the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings. 

This course is suitable for day nursery staff, nannies, teachers, parents and anyone working with children.

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that professionals and family members could face at any time when caring for children.

Learners who successfully complete the course will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations involving young children.

Assessment is carried out by practical and multiple choice assessments - Practical assessments during the day assessed by the course trainer and multiple-choice assessment at the end of the day.

Certification last for 3 years, learners need to retake the training to re-certificate every 3 years.


For further information or to book one of our courses,

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