Early years first aid (paediatric)
This paediatric first aid course meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework.
The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children.
It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
Who should attend?
This course is for people working with younger children - those up to eight years old – or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
What you will learn?
The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children.
First aid kit
Treatment of an unconscious casualty
Asthma and diabetic emergencies
Sprains, strains and fractures
Poisoning, bites and stings
Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup).
Assessment and certification
Continuous assessment by trainer. A skills-based final assessment is available to students working towards a Childminding NVQ.