This course covers procedures for attending to injuries or illnesses more likely to be encountered in the pre-school or school setting. Both life-threatening and less serious first aid needs are covered. Meets the requirements of OFSTED.
The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (published by the Department for Education) states "at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present. There must be at least one person on outings who has a current paediatric first aid certificate" - this qualification fulfils this requirement.
Who Should Attend?
This course is of particular interest to:
Registered Childminders, Nannies & Babysitters
Teachers (Nursery, Primary and Junior)
People working with or interested in working in the field of childcare, or anyone with a professional or non-professional responsibility for children.
This qualification consists of two units:
Unit 1 - Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Unit 2 - Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies
Candidates are assessed by ongoing practical assessment, assignment and oral examination. On completion, students receive a Paediatric First Aid Certificate, valid for 3 years