2 day Paediatric Syllabus
This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted, EYFS for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hours First Aid course for Adult, infant and child. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.
This course can be taught as a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Duration: This course covers at least 12 hours of training and is usually run over 2 days.
The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid Manual and a First Aid training pack
Please contact us to enquire about holding a course at your own venue or workplace or for a competitive quote for smaller groups.
Course content includes:
The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
Priorities of First Aid
First Aid Kits
Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position
Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR and AED
Fitting and seizures
Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Auto injector pen
Shock and Bleeding
Burns and scalds
Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture
Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations
Bites and Stings
Extremes of heat
Extremes of cold
Foreign bodies in ears, nose and eyes
Continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR and a multiple choice paper (if you have chosen the RQF externally assessed certificate)
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a standard First Aid Training Certificate or a RQF certificate valid for 3 years.
In order to retain their First Aid qualification, students will need to attend another 12 hour course and receive certification for a further 3 Years.
The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders complete an annual refresher course to keep their skills up to date and in line with any changes in First Aid procedures.
We offer refresher courses to keep your knowledge up to date.
Timings: Please note that the timings are 10-5 on both days, this is to allow for 6 hrs of teaching on both the days (with breaks built in). Thank you
Trainer: Emily Mottershead, EMT First Aid and Lifeguard Training
EMT also deliver first aid courses for South Thames Early Education Partnership (STEEP) - please have a look on their profile page to book a date