Is this course for me?
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.
What will I learn?
The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. The course covers the following topics:
The course covers the following topics:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Head injuries
- Infantile convulsions
- Foreign bodies
- Control of bleeding
- Eye injuries
- Heat and Cold
- Sickle cell anaemia
- Burns and Shock
Alternatively, if you have a suitable room available one of our trainers could deliver this course at your premises on a date of your choice. The timings could also be arranged to suit your requirements.
The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.
You are required to attend the full duration of the course to be eligible for evaluation and qualify for a Child Care First Aid certificate.
You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion you will receive a 2 Day Paediatric Level 3 certificate valid for three years.
It is highly recommended that all qualified first aiders should refresh their knowledge and first aid skills every year.
It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12 person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available.