First Aid for Schools


We offer the OFSTED recommended First Aid Qualifications for Childcare professionals, including the Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Qualification as well as the Emergency First Aid for Schools, and Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification (QCF).

First Aid for Schools

Under Goverment guidelines, it is now mandatory, for all Childcare professionals to have a valid First Aid qualification.

See full article here: OFSTED Website.

The Paediatric First Aid training course is specifically designed for:

First Aid Qualification Teachers, teaching assistants and other schools staff,

First Aid Qualification Groups of Childminders,

First Aid Qualification Youth group leaders,

First Aid Qualification Scout and guide leaders,

First Aid Qualification Others working with children up to the age of eight.

 First Aid for Schools

Course Content

This Level 3 Paediatric First Aid qualification is made up of two units, which must both be completed to gain the award.  They are:

  • Paediatric Emergency First Aid,
  • Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury.

Paediatric Emergency First Aid

In unit 1 the learner must:

  • Understand the role of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and  breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an in infant and child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant who is wounded and bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock

Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

In Unit 2 the learner must:

    • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation
    • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, neck or back injury
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant  and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing the effects orf extreme heat and cold
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with burns and scalds
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
    • Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung

Book a Paediatric / Schools First Aid course

We offer training at your venue, at a range of locations. Ensuring we keep costs down, and reducing time away from work. 

Prices start from as little as £52 per person.

Contact us today for a quote!

 

 First Aid for Schools