Working in the child care sector it is often a requirement to have specific first aid training and knowledge. Even when it isn't a requirement it makes sense to ensure you know what to do in an emergency.

Option 1

Level Two Award in Paediatric First Aid

This course is aimed at those working in nurseries, pre-schools and as childminders. It is run to OFSTED requirements and is therefore also suitable for primary schools looking to cover their reception classes.

Emergency first aid at work [Schools provides the Health and Safety Executive approved course, but adapted to reflect the age and needs of your pupils. It can’t make sense to only practice CPR on adult dolls if you’re surrounded by children – so we bring training dolls relevant to your school.

Who should attend?

Teachers, childminders and school ancillary staff.

What they will learn?
  • First aid procedures pertinent to a school environment.
  • Course content
  • Burns and scalds
  • Control of bleeding
  • Resuscitation - as appropriate for age group
  • Incident management
  • Miscellaneous conditions
  • Treatment of unconscious casualty
Duration

12 hours (two-days)

Assessment and certification

The Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid is only valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and the assessment in order to remain qualified. This is in line with the guidance from Ofsted. It is also recommended that learners undertake an annual refresher on the main points of First Aid,however, this is not mandatory and does not form part of a QCF unit or qualification.

​Option 2

Level Two Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid

​The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with emergency first aid situations which can arise when looking after children. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations.

Who should attend?

The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid to children (including babies) when dealing with an emergency situation.

What they will learn?

First aid procedures pertinent to a school/child environment.

Course content:
  • Resuscitation - as appropriate for age group
  • Choking
  • Treatment of unconscious casualty
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
Duration

6-hours (one day)

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer and is issued on successful completion of course.

​The Level 2 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid is only valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and the assessment in order to remain qualified.

Please note: that this qualification does not fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and child minders (as defined within the Early Years Foundation Stage document and within The Child Care Register guide). The longer Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (2 units) is designed to cover Ofsted’s minimum requirements for those who are subject to these guidelines.

Option 3

Basic Child/Paediatric Emergency First Aid

For those who want knowledge for that ‘worst case scenario’ our Paediatric/child Basic Life Support is perfect. Focusing on the absolute essentials, we cover situation assessment, CPR, control of bleeding and treatment of choking. On the longer 6 hour version you get more time to practice and to discuss any other relevant concerns.

Who should attend?

Teachers and school ancillary staff.

What they will learn?​

First aid procedures pertinent to a school environment.

Course content:
  • Resuscitation - as appropriate for age group
  • Choking.
  • Treatment of unconscious casualty
  • Bleeding
Duration

3-hours

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer and is issued on successful completion of course.

Qualsafe registered

Prices

​On-site training at your venue or ours to suit you.​

Option 1
£85 per person
£750 group rate
(max 12 people)

Option 2
£75 per person
£550 group rate
(max 12 people)

Option 3
£35 per person
£350 group rate
(max 12 people)

Further information

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Qualsafe registered

Prices

​On-site training at your venue or ours to suit you.​

Option 1
£85 per person
£750 group rate
(max 12 people)

Option 2
£75 per person
£550 group rate
(max 12 people)

Option 3
£35 per person
£350 group rate
(max 12 people)