Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid - Course Outline

Who is the course for
Teachers, Playgroup Leaders, Childcare Providers, Nannies and Childminders
Course duration
2 Days
Qualification gained
Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
Accredited by
Highfield

Paediatric First Aid Training Course

The two day paediatric first aid training course focuses on the emergency scenarios that face professionals looking after young children and infants, including teachers, playgroup leaders, childcare providers, nannies and childminders. It meets the standards required by Ofsted.
Course Contents

  • The role of first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup)
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign objects
  • Head injuries
  • Heat and cold extreme
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Resuscitation (all ages)
  • Seizures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

Certification
​Candidates receive an accredited certificate which is valid for 3 years.

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