28 February & 1 March 2019
The Milestone School
Both days – 9.30am – 4.30pm
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 suitable for:
Registered Child minders, 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 one unit:
Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies
Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with:
injuries to bones, joints and muscles
unresponsive and not breathing normally
head and spinal injuries
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:
with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
who has sustained an electric shock
with burns or scalds
who has been poisoned
who has been bitten or stung
with minor injuries
Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies
Candidates are assessed by ongoing practical assessment, assignment and oral examination plus candidates have written assessments (multiple question test) on each day. On completion, students receive a Paediatric First Aid Certificate, valid for 3 years