Paediatric First Aid for Early Years Settings and Schools
At Colchester First Aid we have a particular passion for teaching paediatric first aid and offer an unrivalled and fully comprehensive paediatric course for professionals which meets OFSTED’s and EYFS requirements for early years settings and schools.
To meet these requirements the teaching time is a minimum of twelve hours, but can be extended to allow additional time for consolidation of practical skills if you wish, and can be run over two full days or in shorter sessions to fit around work requirements.
We can offer our courses at your place of work or at one of our high quality training venues depending on your requirements.
Certification options available:
TQUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (VTQ)
Our course includes the following topics as required by OFSTED and EYFS
Planning for first aid emergencies
Dealing with emergencies
Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of children being cared for including defibrillator use
Recognising and dealing with shock
Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock
Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding
Responding appropriately to burns and scalds
Responding appropriately to choking
Responding appropriately to suspected fractures
Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries
Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning
Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
Responding appropriately to eye injuries
Responding appropriately to bites and stings
Responding appropriately to the effects of extreme hot and cold
Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions
Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anaemia and diabetes
Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses
Please contact us for more information and prices, to discuss your requirements or to book a course.