Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
We are a Lancashire County Council approved paediatric first aid course provider.
We specialise in paediatric first aid. This course is aimed at those who wish to or already work in childcare or a school.
From September 2016 all newly qualified Level 2 and Level 3 staff must have a full Level 3 Paediatric First Aid certificate or Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate.
Its topics are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.
All childcare facilities can voluntarily apply for a quality mark known as ‘Millie’s Mark’, for more info on the award please follow the link. http://bit.ly/29zoc9C
This course is split into 2 units.
Length of course: 2 Days.
We are more than aware of the constraints employers/people face when attending courses, to offer flexibility we can split this course:-
2 separate days (no longer than a week apart)
4 evening sessions (each session no longer than a week apart)
Weekend courses available.
Learner entry requirements:
This course covers the following;
Understand the role of the paediatric first aider. Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively. Provide first aid to an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally, unresponsive and not breathing normally (CPR with Defib), seizures, choking, external bleeding and a casualty who is suffering shock.
First aid to an infant or a child with a suspected fracture or dislocation, an infant or a child with a head, neck or back injury. Provide first aid to an infant or a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears, nose. Provide you with knowledge of chronic medical conditions or sudden illnesses such as Anaphylaxis and how to treat them. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained an electric shock, poisoned and a bite or a sting.