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LEVEL 3 PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID : 2 DAY COURSE, UNITS 1 & 2

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally regulated Level 3 Award.

This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted. In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.

 
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SYLLABUS

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Resuscitation

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Fainting

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Choking

  • Head injuries

  • Diabetes

  • Infantile convulsions

  • Foreign bodies

  • Control of bleeding

  • Anaphylaxia

  • Eye injuries

  • Fractures

  • Heat and Cold

  • Asthma

  • Sickle cell anaemia

  • Meningitis

  • Burns

  • Shock

 

Certification

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor during the day, along with a multiple choice assessment at the end of of  the course. A three year Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 16 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. 

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