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Level 2 Paediatric First Aid (QCF) – 1 or 2 days

Level 2 Paediatric First Aid (QCF)Please note – To achieve a full OFSTED approved qualification, learners must attend the full two day course.

1 day Paediatric First Aid

DESCRIPTION
This one-day Paediatric Emergency First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support.

If you have a professional interest, i.e. you are a child-minder or school teacher etc, then this course fulfils partly the requirements of OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

In order to obtain the full qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation which includes this one and Unit 2.

DURATION
A minimum of six hours makes up this unit consisting of theoretical and practical work, plus some pre-course activity could be required.

SYLLABUS
A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Minor injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and bleeding

CERTIFICATION
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student's practical ability, along with a multiple choice question paper.

A Unit accreditation certificate lasting three years will be issued, subject to assessment.

NUMBERS
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

AGE LIMIT
Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer's responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


2 day Paediatric First Aid

DESCRIPTION
This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 2 Award.

This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.

DURATION
A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.

SYLLABUS
A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Head injuries
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Foreign bodies
  • Meningitis
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Eye injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia

    CERTIFICATION
    Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student's practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge.

    A three year certificate will be issued subject to assessment.

    NUMBERS
    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

    AGE LIMIT
    Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

    A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer's responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

    The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.



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