Professional Development

Paediatric First Aid

Course overview

This is a 12 hour course which 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 the Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.

The course covers; the first aid kit, action planning, treatment of an unconscious casualty, resuscitation, choking, asthma and diabetic emergencies, head injuries, seizures, bleeding, burns, sprains, strains and fractures, poisoning, bites and stings, foreign objects, childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup).

Entry requirements

None required

How will I be assessed?

Test and Practical Assessment

What can I do next

Take a look at other courses in the Solutions Professional Short Course series or perhaps consider studying an accredited professional qualification with our Higher Education Institute