Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course enables successful candidates to assist with the provision of First Aid provision.
Emergency Paediatric First Aid covers the safe techniques for performing First Aid on children and infants, providing competence to assist those with a two day paediatric qualification in an emergency situation.
This course focuses on topics which have been advised by the Early Years Foundation Stage,
The full course content is:
- The roles and responsibilities of the paediatric First Aider
- Required First Aid equipment
- Incident reporting
- Scene, primary and secondary surveys (assessing the incident)
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- The recovery position
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Choking and abdominal thrusts
- Treatment of wounds
Assessment and Certification
Candidates are assessed during each practical activity. At the end of the course candidates will complete a multiple choice question paper. Each candidate must successfully complete both elements to pass the course.
On passing the emergency paediatric first aid course each candidate will receive a certificate,accredited by Highfield Qualifications. Certificates are valid for 3 years, after the course must be retaken to retain appropriate qualification.
Meet Childcare Regulations
This course provides compliance with regulations and rules set by:
- The Department of Education
- Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage
- Local Education authorities
- The Childcare Register
Who needs Emergency Paediatric First Aid training?
Emergency Paediatric First aid is great for newly qualified early years staff, or anyone working with children or infants, such as:
Note: Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work courses only cover adult First Aid, and do not cover First Aid for infants and children.
First Aid for Schools
We offer flexible course dates and can organise training around school holidays or training days, we also offer weekend or evening courses.
For group bookings a discount may apply, simply complete the form on CONTACT US with details of your request.
Please take the time to read our Course Booking Terms and Conditions