Paediatric First Aid Course

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3

Certified by ForthWright Training / HABC /Qualsafe

Little girl hurt her tiptoeAimed at those who work with children, this course is ideally suited to those in early years care and education. Although many topics covered will be on our general first aid courses, the main objective of this course is to give you an understanding of the most common injuries and illnesses affecting the very young.

This course now includes Guidance on the use of emergency salbutamol inhalers in schools – September 2014 as issued by the DEPARTMENT of HEALTH .

The qualification covers the following topics;

  • Allergic reaction
  • CPR for babies and children
  • Unconsciousness
  • Disorders of the airway
  • Disorders of circulation
  • Meningitis
  • Sickle cell
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Croup
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Epilepsy
  • Broken bones
  • Hypothermia
  • Choking

Duration – 2 days. EYFS recommend the 12 hour course

Assessment method – continuous observation/multiple choice paper

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