Paediatric First Aid Courses 

Paediatric First Aid Courses 

We offer a number of Paediatric First Aid courses. They can be accredited or regulated according to your organisations requirements.   Our Paediatric courses ensure you create a safe environment for your young children and babies. Moreover that staff can respond effectively to accidents and medical incidents.  Thereby making this a vital course to train your staff successfully in these crucial life-saving abilities.   

About Our Paediatric First Aid Courses. 

Our Paediatric First Aid courses are specialised training programs focused on providing immediate and appropriate care for infants and children during medical emergencies. Furthermore, this training is essential for parents, caregivers, teachers, and anyone responsible for the safety and well-being of young children and babies Importantly, our experienced instructors follow resuscitation guidelines and provide hands-on practical training with  continuous support and feedback throughout the course. Thereby importantly preparing participants for the real-life stressful emergencies they may face. Moreover we create an enjoyable, interactive and fun learning style that fosters competence and confidence in first aid skills. 

Which Course is needed ?  

A 2-day Paediatric Course  
Paediatric First Aid (12 Hours) 
 
A 2-Day course required for registering as a Childminder, Nanny or acting as a "fully" qualified First Aider for your child care organisation.  
A 1-Day Emergency Paediatric Course  
Emergency Paediatric First Aid (6 hours) 
 
A 1-Day course for individuals with responsibility for their own children or to support existing "fully" qualified First Aiders in your organisation.  

Emergency Paediatric First Aid. 

This 1-day course teaches first aid to individuals looking after babies and children. As such it teaches participants the skills, knowledge and confidence to respond to a range of accidents, injuries and emergencies. Thereby making it suitable for those with a basic duty of care but do not require a certificate for OFSTED and EYFS registration or there is a "fully" qualified First Aider already on site. 
 
 
There are two levels of courses available dependent on the level of certification required by an organisation. 

Level 3 CPD Accredited (VTQ) 

This qualification from Protrainings is a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certification. Importantly, it is fully accepted by OFSTED and EYFS as well as being sufficient for most companies and organisations. Additionally it is aligned to Skills for Health, making it suitable for any healthcare industry.  

Level 3 OFQUAL Regulated Course (TQUK) 

Participants undertake this Protraining course as a regulated program. Importantly, certification is obtained through the accrediting body TQUK.  Furthermore, some schools, nurseries and children's organisations may require this certification either for their own regulations or to enable individuals to qualify as a Pediatric First Aid Instructor for a regulating body.  
 
 

Paediatric First Aid Course Summary  

Differentiate between an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid 
Conduct a scene survey. 
Assess an infant and child using the DRABC algorithm 
Calling for assistance 
CPR on an infant and a child 
How to place an infant and a child into the recovery position 
First aid to a infant and child with burns and scalds 
Administer first aid for: • Bites • Stings • Small cuts • Grazes • Bumps and bruises • Small splinters • Nosebleeds 
Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing a seizure 
First aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding. 
How to recognise and treat an infant and child in shock  

Paediatric First Aid course 

This 2-day course teaches participants about more extensive accidents and illness for babies and children. Essentially, participants gain either CPD or TQUK accreditation through our authorising body Protraining uk. Thereby ensuring it meets the necessities of any organisations that are OFSTED and EYFS regulated. Additionally it meets the requirements for a 12-hour first aid course for infants and children needed for registering as a childminder or for working in a childcare or school setting. 
Importantly the training will include both theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice to ensure participants are confident and competent in providing care to infants and children during emergencies 

Level 3 CPD Accredited (VTQ) 

This qualification from Protrainings is a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certification. Importantly, it is fully accepted by OSTED and EYFS and is sufficient for most companies and organisations. Additionally it is aligned to Skills for Health, making it suitable for any healthcare industry.  

Level 3 OFQUAL Regulated Course (TQUK) 

Participants undertake this Protraining course as a regulated program. Importantly, certification is obtained through the accrediting body TQUK.  Furthermore, some schools, nurseries and children's organisation may require this certification for their own regulations.  
 

Paediatric First Aid Course Summary  

How to conduct a secondary survey on an infant and child 
Administer first aid to an infant or a child with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints 
How to apply a support sling and an elevated sling 
Provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected head and spinal injuries 
Provide first aid to an infant or a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose including foreign bodies and eye injuries 
Learn how to recognise suspected: • Diabetic emergencies • Asthma attack • Allergic reaction • Meningitis • Febrile convulsions and how to administer first aid. 
Recognise when an infant or a child is suffering from extreme cold and extreme heat and how to administer first aid. 
Administer first aid to an infant or a child with suspected poisoning 
Administer first aid for an infant or child who has suffered an electric shock 
Know how to recognise and treat suspected anaphylaxis in an infant or a child 
Learn how to use of an adrenaline auto-injector 

All our workplace courses meet the HSE requirements, whilst our Paediatric courses are in line with OFSTED regulations. 

Furthermore, all the courses meet the approval of the organisation Protrainings uk, who are our accrediting centre. They provide VTQ(Vocational Training Qualifications) and accredited qualifications from an Awarding Organisation TQUK. 

Learning Outcomes 

After successfully completing the course, participants will gain a deeper understanding and increased awareness of first aid treatment, and CPR. Importantly, enabling them to effectively handle accidents with an infant and child and to respond promptly in emergency situations. 
 
Furthermore participants will become COMPETENT hence CONFIDENT Paediatric First Aiders. Importantly, dependent on the level of course taken enabling them to provide Paediatric First Aid.  
 
 
 

How Many Can Attend Training? 

We will conduct all our Pediatric First Aid Courses with a maximum of 12 participants, thereby effectively restricting the class size and therefore ensuring the active involvement of all attendees in the practical aspects of the course. 
 
Importantly we can provide additional trainers to accomodate larger groups. Contact is for more details.  
 

Who will Conduct the Training? 

All of our expert clinical tutors are Nurses with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! 
 

Course Duration 

 
We offer 2 versions of Paediatric First Aid training courses: 
 
Paediatric First Aid: A 12-hour/2-day training course 
Emergency Paediatric First Aid: A 6-hour/1-day training course.  
Blended options.  
: PFA- A 12-hour course with 1 day completed online.  
: EPFA - A 4-hour course with half a day done online.  
 

Certification 

Participants will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 3 years. 
 
Learners will complete an end-of-course knowledge assessment and practical assessments allowing a demonstration of their understanding. 
 
These courses meet Ofsted and Awarding Organisations requirements and are available as ProTrainings CPD or Regulated Qualification 
 
 

Provided 

Attendance forms 
Access to On-Line Manuals  
Knowledge tests 
Feedback forms 

Where We Conduct Our First Aid Training  

All of our courses can either be delivered at our training venue in Morden, South London or at your own site. So whether you are a small care agency, organisation or an individual nurse or carer we have the right course to meet your needs.  

About Our Training Room  

Close to public transport 
Plenty of parking available 
Easy Access from M25 and A3  
On Site Café for lunch and Snacks  

Further Paediatric First Aid Course Options  

ACCREDITED COURSES  
All our First Aid Courses are Accredited through Protrainings uk.  
ZOOM TRAINING  
All First Aid Courses are Face to Face  
ONLINE TRAINING  
All First Aid training is face to face. Blended options are available. See below.  

Blended Courses  

BLENDED LEARNING  
We offer a blended option for the PFA course. Therefore by enrolling in our online course participants can become a fully trained First Aider with just one classroom day. Furthermore, engage in our immersive, blended online video-based course to significantly reduce training and travel costs 
 
 
BLENDED LEARNING  
We offer a blended option for the EPFA course. Therefore by enrolling in our online course participants can gain a First Aid certificate with just half a day in the classroom. Furthermore, engage in our immersive, blended online video-based course to significantly reduce training and travel cost 
 
 

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Find out more about our training by calling 07969 20 5490 

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