Paediatric First Aid course – OFSTED
What is it
This 12 hour Paediatric First Aid course is our most comprehensive paediatric first aid qualification. The course is a blend of online distance learning (6 hours) as well as a day of practical learning in the classroom with our expert instructors (6 hours). The distance learning can be completed in your own time, at your own pace, from any device. The classroom day allows students to learn the practical skills required when dealing with an emergency related to children and babies.
Where & When
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3rd May 2017
89.00 + VAT
17th May 2017
89.00 + VAT
7th Jun 2017
89.00 + VAT
Clapham North Business Centre,
26 - 32 Voltaire Rd,
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Who is it for
Our Paediatric First aid course (OFSTED) is out most comprehensive Paediatric First Aid course available and is suitable for all persons working with children at some capacity in an official setting.
The majority of our attendees work as:
- Child carers
- Education staff
- Pre-school staff
- Anyone looking to register with OFSTED
How long is the Paediatric First Aid – OFSTED course
Our Paediatric First Aid courses in London are approximately 12 hours long. A blend of face to face training alongside a distance learning package. We are currently using an eLearning platform to give students more flexibility by only attending for 1 day rather than 2 days. When booked onto a course you will be sent a link to an online learning platform which must be completed to gain your Paediatric First Aid course certificate.
What will I be learning on a Paediatric First Aid – OFSTED course?
The Paediatric First Aid course – OFSTED covers the following subjects:
- Prioritising the scene
- Unconscious baby and child
- Baby and child not breathing CPR
- Choking baby and child
- Wounds and bleeds
- First aid kits and hygiene techniques
- Burns and scalds
- Foreign body in eyes, ears and nose
- Recording, reporting accidents
- Managing fractures
- Head, neck and a back injuries
- Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
- Chronic medical conditions or sudden illness including sickle cell anaemia, diabetes, asthma, meningitis and febrile convulsions
- Effects of extreme heat and cold
- Electric shock
It’s a fun, informative, action packed course with a mix of practical scenarios and some pre-reading to ensure you feel confident dealing with any life-threatening child and baby First Aid emergency. The highly experienced emergency service trainers will use their own real life experiences and Paediatric First Aid techniques to aid your learning. You will explore techniques to manage groups like school classes during an emergency situation and even touch on the difference between adult Emergency First Aid and Paediatric First Aid.
Assessment & Certification
Our Paediatric First Aid courses are based on OFSTED guidelines. It enables learners to gain the knowledge and set of practical skills needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations that arise when looking after children. This Paediatric First aid course gives delegates a thorough breakdown of common illnesses and injuries related to children and babies. It’s designed for people who commonly work with children but it’s also a very useful course for parents, grandparents or anybody else that is in regular contact with children. In fact, anyone who wants the knowledge and skills to deal with an emergency first aid situation effectively.
All our trainers are current serving Fire Fighters and Paramedics with teaching qualifications and plenty of real life First aid experience. Our expert trainers will assess students whilst the course is in progression. This assessment will be through observation along with some straightforward written exercises. All students are awarded an OFSTED recognised Paediatric First Aid Certificate* which is valid for 3 years. You will also receive a first aid manual to keep.
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