Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course

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Why this course

The purpose of the two day level 3 Paediatric First Aid course is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

This training course is pitched to cover first aid with children at both Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stages

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Who is it for

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level.  


This two-day qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

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Syllabus

Role of the Paediatric First Aider 

• Seizure 

• Diabetic emergencies 

• Primary survey 

• Choking 

• Asthma 

• Resuscitation (including the safe use of an AED) 

• Minor injuries 

• Meningitis 

• Wounds, bleeding and shock 

• Recovery position 

• Febrile convulsions 

• Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis 

• Fractures 

• Extreme cold and heat 

• Head, neck and back injuries 

• Foreign bodies 

• Electrical incidents