A range of courses specifically developed for those involved in childcare. Courses range from half day to the 12 hour required qualification
|Paediatric First Aid Course||Emergency First Aid for Children||Emergency First Aid||EpiPen®||AED|
|Duration||12 hour||6 hour||4 hour||4 hour||4 hour|
|Requirements met ||OFSTED||CQC|
|Suitable for those new to first aid||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Ideal for those who work with younger people||Y||Y|
|Ideal for those who might have to perform emergency treatment||Y||Y||Y|
Paediatric First Aid Course – 12 Hours
This course is for people working with younger children, Our Paediatric First Aid training is designed for Professionals looking after children (those up to 8 years old); or those working towards a Childcare qualification
- Nursery nurses
- Child minders
- Au Pairs
- Playgroup leaders
- Those looking after young children
The Paediatric First Aid course meets Ofsted requirements and is taught by qualified emergency services personnel.
The content of the course is as follows:
- Accident Approach: Action planning and incident reporting
- Dealing with unconsciousness: How to treat an unconscious casualty
- Resuscitation in adults, babies and children: Treating someone who has stopped breathing and whose heart has stopped
- Dealing with wounds & bleeding: Looking at bleeding, grazes, embedded objects, amputated parts, knocked out teeth, mouth injury, eye injury, bruising, nose bleeds, objects in eyes, ears, nose
- Recognising and treating shock in adults, babies and children: Looking after a casualty who is shocked
- Recognising medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy & asthma
- Sprains, strains and fractures : Treating broken bones and soft tissue injuries
- Looking after burns and scalds
- How to help a poisoned victim: covering poisoning, bites and stings
- Legislation, Ofsted, NCMA & PLA policy and first aid kits
- Dealing with sudden illness in children
- First Aid for specific medical conditions, epilepsy, diabetes, allergies, asthma, meningitis, sickle cell & haemophilia.
- Dealing with convulsions, fits and Febrile convulsions
- Recognising hypothermia and treating a child’s response to extreme heat and cold.
The course is run over a 2 day period to ensure the full 12 hours are completed.
To complete the course you will need to attend both sessions.
The course is continuous individual assessment by trainer and scenarios to practice skills.
Certificate valid for 3 years.
Emergency First Aid
Emergency First Aid is suitable for anyone who would like to learn the basic first aid skills necessary to treat a wide range of conditions which may present themselves in day to day life. This course is geared more towards the treatment of those over 8 years old including senior citizens and the course content will emphasise the first aid procedures for conditions such as heart attack, cardiac arrest and stroke
Emergency First Aid for Children
Emergency First Aid for Children has been developed for those who would like to learn how to cope with emergency situations involving babies and children aged 0-8 years.
Parents, grandparents, babysitters and carers of babies and young children will find this course especially useful.
No first aid experience is required to attend this course which has been designed to be both practical and fun.
Course topics include;
- Unconsciousness (breathing and non-breathing),
- Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR),
- Severe bleeding,
- Broken bones,
- Head injury,
- Anaphylactic shock,
- Burns and scalds
Adrenaline Auto Injector (EpiPen) – Course duration 4 hours
This course is highly recommended and has been developed for those who would like to learn how to cope with emergency situations involving anaphylaxis, whether you have a severe allergy yourself or are a parent, grandparent, babysitter, carer or an employer and want to learn how to manage a serious allergic reaction.
Course topics include
- The physiology of a severe allergic reaction,
- Recognizing what can cause a severe allergic reaction,
- The difference between a mild and a severe allergic reaction,
- First aid procedure for a casualty suffering a severe allergic reaction,
- How to deliver adrenaline through an Epipen,
- Safe handling and storage and maintenance of the Epipen
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 4 hours
The swift use of an AED in an emergency situation can greatly increase the survivability of heart attack victims. With the help of a universal AED trainer you will develop the skills and confidence necessary to use these devices which are becoming more common in public areas such as shopping centres and entertainment venues.
Course topics include
- Heart conditions,
- Basic life support & cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to the latest UK resuscitation council guidelines
- Safe use of an AED
- There will be plenty of time to practice operating an AED during a number of scenarios
For more information on the courses we have available please contact us or talk to one of our trainers on 01733 459605