The Level 3 Paediatric First Aid covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to administer first aid to children and infants.

The First Aid needs of children vary from those of adults. This course is for anyone over the age of 16 that comes into contact with or works with infants and children. This comprehensive course equips the first-aider to administer First Aid to children and infants and covers a wide range of CPR and First Aid skills. On completion, candidates will obtain an Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid. The Paediatric First Aid is endorsed by CIMSPA which means that training has been quality assured by CIMSPA and is delivered by a CIMSPA education partner. It is also in line with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF).


About the Course

The Level 3 Paediatric First Aid covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to administer first aid to children and infants.

This two-day course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills related to children, providing you with the skills to ensure a safe environment for children and infants.

The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years.

Paediatric First Aid is 12 hours and can be delivered over two consecutive days

The course comprises practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

Course Content

A range of subjects are covered, including:

  • Understanding the role of the paediatric first aider
  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • How to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, a neck and a back injury
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung 

Pre Requisites

Candidates must be a minimum of 16-years-old at the time of taking the assessment. No prior first aid knowledge is required. 

Recommended For

Specifically, anyone who comes into contact with or works with infants and children, parents and families with young children such as those working towards an early years educator qualification.

  • Working in day nurseries
  • Working in private nursery schools
  • Working in pre-schools
  • Working in before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group
  • Childminders
  • Carers of children at home


Assessment

The course comprises practical work and theoretical classroom work, as well as a practical assessment on CPR and first aid. All assessment criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal

To re-qualify, learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. For Paediatric First Aid this will be the same as the initial course of 12 hours.

Course Cost

The course cost is £130 per candidate, this is inclusive of manuals, tuition and examination fees.


Venue

Courses are held at Wednesbury Leisure Centre in our fully equipped training suite.

Large onsite Free Carparking available for all candidates.

Wednesbury Leisure Centre, High Bullen, Wednesbury WS10 7HP

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Equipment Required

Note book and Pen

Lunch (Local food outlets available)

Please wear non restricted comfortable clothing for the course. Candidates are required to participate in practical demonstrations.

(Jogging bottoms and trainers are ideal)


2024 Course Dates

Full attendance of the course is required

  • Course: Monday 22nd July 2024 – Tuesday 23rd July 2024
  • Times: 09.30am – 16.30pm 
  • Course: Thursday 22nd August 2024 – Friday 23rd August 2024
  • Times: 09.30am – 16.30pm
  • Course: Monday 16th December 2024 – Tuesday 17th December 2024
  • Times: 09.30am – 16.30pm

Alternative dates available upon request for Private Group Bookings of 6 or more candidates.


How to Book or Request Further Information

Please contact Sandwell Leisure Trust ATC Coordinator on the following:

Email: Qualifications@SLT-Leisure.co.uk


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