Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid | 3-day Course
This combined First Aid at Work (FAW) and Paediatric First Aid qualification is specifically designed for those who work in settings that require both first aiders and paediatric first aiders.
Attending this certified three-day comprehensive training course will provides learners with a range of first aid skills, knowledge and confidence needed to deal with a range of first aid situations found in the workplace and, or when looking after children and infants. Meeting the paediatric first aid requirements in the statutory framework for the early year's foundation stage.
This is an in depth and comprehensive course that will cover a broad range of first aid scenarios and emergencies. Including both theory and practical sessions, we provide a practical, hands-on approach teaching learners to deal with emergency situations as they arise with confidence in a fast, safe and effective way.
On successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Level 3 award in both First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid at Work e-certificates which are valid for three years.
Who’s it for?
Anyone, though is particularly useful for those required to be first aiders at work and, or working with, or caring for young children. Also those working towards an early years educator qualification, this includes those:
Working or acting as childminders
Working or acting as carers of children at home
Working in pre-schools
Working in private nursery schools
Working in before and after school clubs
Working in day nurseries
For employers this is a great course that can cover two requirements in the workplace.
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 requires employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training.
Also satisfying the EYFS statutory framework which states that at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid (PFA) certificate must be on the premises and available at all times when children are present and must accompany children on outings.
New parents, guardians or grandparents will find the course very informative and build confidence to deal with paediatric first aid situations, injuries and emergencies which could arise when looking after children and infants.
The course requires three extended days (18 hours) of classroom attendance generally running from 9am to 6pm.
Learners are required to complete practical assessments and exams.
For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support you.
To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate as you will be required to participate in practical scenario based training sessions.
Learners must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training
Learners need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2).
First aid manuals
Refreshments (tea, coffee etc)
What will I learn?
Key learning outcomes for FAW are:
Responsibilities of the First Aider
Assessing an incident
Breathing & Circulation
Wounds & Bleeding
Managing an unresponsive casualty
CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
The use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Head, spinal injuries
Bites & Stings
Bones, Joint & Muscle Injuries
Key learning outcomes for Paediatric First Aid are:
Be able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
Help a baby or child who is having a seizure
Help a baby or child who is choking
Help a baby or child who is bleeding
Help a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)
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