17. August 2019 - 9:30 till 16:30
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1 day Paediatric Blended Learning First Aid Lewisham SE4 | Prendergast School | Saturday, 17. August 2019

1 day Paediatric Blended Learning Course (requires 6 hrs pre-learning)

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills for first aiders working in early years environments. Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding of paediatric first aid as outlined by the Department of Education, September 2016.
EMT First Aid Training offers this 12-hour course either as a two day course (see 2 day paediatric course details) or as a convenient 1 day blended learning option; 6 hours online pre-learning, followed by 6 hours in the classroom on this one day intensive course. 

Pre Requisites

This qualification is for those over 16 years of age. 
It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent. 
Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted, EYFS  for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hours First Aid course for *****, infant and child. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.
This course can be taught as a  Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Duration: This course covers at least 6 hours of practical training and is usually run over 1 day. The candidate will also be expected to access the online materials provided after booking on the course.

Prices depend on the certificate option, either a standard certificate of a RQF certificate. The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid training pack.

The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid Manual and a First Aid training pack

Please contact us to enquire about holding a course at your own venue or workplace or for a competitive quote for smaller groups.

Course content includes:
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The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
Priorities of First Aid
First Aid Kits
Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position
Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR and AED
Fitting and seizures  
Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Auto injector pen 
Shock and Bleeding 
Burns and scalds
Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture 
Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations 
Bites and Stings
Removing Splitiners


Extremes of heat
Extremes of cold
Febrile Convulsions
Spinal Injuries
Foreign bodies in ears, nose and eyes
Sickle Cell

Continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR, choking and a multiple choice paper (if you have chosen the RQF externally assessed certificate), Please note that this course is practical and candiates will be required to demostrate practical first aid skills.  Candadates are also advised to alert the trainer if you have any medical issues /injuries and illiness and learning difficulties that would effect your particpation on the course. Reasonable adjustments can be put into place.
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a standard First Aid Training Certificate or a RQF certificate valid for 3 years. 

In order to retain their First Aid qualification, students will need to attend another 12 hour course and receive certification for a further 3 years.

The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders complete an annual refresher course to keep their skills up to date and in line with any changes in First Aid procedures.