SWBM Academy Ltd
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Offered price is for 12 participants
Please note: Currently, we are accepting only group bookings through third party advertising for all First Aid Courses. For further info individual bookings and business customer discounts, please contact us.
Paediatric First Aid course enables learners to gain the knowledge and set of practical skills needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations that arise when looking after children. It is primarily designed for those who are responsible for children under the age of 8 and gives delegates a thorough breakdown of common illnesses and injuries related to children and babies.
The objective of this qualification is to support learners wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children.
first aid kits
reporting accidents and incidents
contacting the emergency services
primary assessment (child and baby)
CPR (child and baby)
applying a dressing/sling
As well as covering many common illnesses/conditions that may affect children and babies including:
Choking, Smoke/Fume Inhalation, Asthma, Electric Shocks, Anaphylactic Shock, Shock, Wounds & Bleeding, Burns, Concussion, Cerebral Compression & Skull Fractures, Fainting, Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Fractures, Spinal Injury, Dislocations, Soft Tissue Injuries, Eye Injuries, Bites & Stings, Poisoning, Meningitis, Effects of Heat & Cold, Croup.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by the following two methods:
Practical assessment - Learners must demonstrate the practical first aid skills, as indicated within the assessment paperwork.
Theory assessment - Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions as outlined within the assessment paperwork.
Successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid certificate from a recognised awarding body within England and Wales. It is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending another Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course.
Who is this course for?
It is designed for anyone who deals with children and babies, whether they are private individuals or involved in business:
Parents and/or grandparents.
In fact, it is for anyone who wants the knowledge and skills to deal with an emergency first aid situation effectively.
Age: 16 +
• a valid passport (any nationality)
• a signed UK photocard driving licence
• a valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police
• another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card etc.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
• Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
• Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW)
• Level 3 Award in First Aid Response
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