Paediatric First Aid

Ref: C2523785

This qualification is designed for parents and people caring for children in the absence of their parents. This qualification meets some of the Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings.

Course aim

This qualification is designed for parents or workers caring for children in the absence of their parents. This qualification meets Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction.
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis
  • Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • Practical assessments and a multi choice test

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • No skirts or low cut tops as it is an active course and you will be required to be casualties for each other. Photgraphic ID is needed if a certificate is required

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Paediatric First Aid Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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