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12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Course or 2 Day Blended learning

Child Matters 12 hour paediatric first aid courses for childcare providers is designed for anyone working with children requiring OFSTED registration and will prepare you to be able to respond in a medical emergency as well as meet OFSTED & EYFS standards.

What you will learn

We want to you to come away from our courses not only completely confident on the current first aid training guidelines and able to deal with any medical emergency but also having increased your confidence in being able to do so.  With this in mind all of our trainers are up to date on the latest knowledge but also practice within a healthcare environment.

During your first aid course you will learn:

  • Understand the role of an emergency paediatric first aider.
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
  • Understand what a first aid kit should include.
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant/ child who is unresponsive but breathing normally.
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant/ child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant/ child who has a foreign body airway obstruction.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with external bleeding.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child in shock.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with anaphylaxis.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with head or spinal injuries.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with injury affective the eyes, ears and nose.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with a chronic medical condition.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child suffering from extreme heat or cold.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child who has suffered an electric shock.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with burns or scalds.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child who has been poisoned.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child who has been bitten or stung.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with minor injuries.
  • Understand how to complete records relating to illness or injury.

What is included

  • You can either spend 2 days in the class room or take a 2 day blended learning course, which is split by the first part being online and then just one day in the classroom.
  • You will receive expert, qualified tuition by the team who are continuously working within a hospital or community setting for the NHS.
  • You will receive a certificate valid for 3 yrs.
  • You will receive a copy of all course material which you can refer back to.

Course outcomes

  • Provide first aid to an infant/ child with external bleeding.
  • You will be certified for OFSTED for 3yrs.
  • You will receive a full certificate, wall chart and wallet card valid for 3 years. 
  • Free downloadable material.
  • Video skills reminder.
  • Certificate expiry reminder.

Who is the course for

Child Matters’ 12 hour paediatric first aid course for childcare providers is designed for anyone working with children requiring EYFS and OFSTED registration such as: nurseries, pre-schools, child minders, schools and activity providers.

Important note:

If you wish to complete the blended course, there are 2 parts to the booking process. You will be required to complete the online training before attending the classroom day. In addition to booking your 6hr classroom training course, you must also purchase the online training course. When you have successfully completed both the online and classroom modules, you can access a PDF certificate and will be issued a wall certificate and wallet card and please wear comfortable clothing as you will be expected to carry out practical skills. Time is allowed for a lunch break (lunch not included). Refreshments are included. Free parking is available on site. On site or group bookings are ideal if you have your own venue or a team of people to train together.

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To purchase your online course for £19.95 +VAT

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To book your 6hr classroom training course £65.00 +VAT

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