A comprehensive course providing sufficient knowledge and some practical skills to allow the candidate to deal with sudden illness and emergencies with children. This course is designed to allow for variations in candidate requirements and can be balanced to suit particular needs and is especially suitable for child minders, school and nursery staff.
The ONE day course is ideal for anyone who feels a basic knowledge of Childcare First Aid would be advantageous to them and their organisation.
The TWO day course is more in depth and will allow more opportunities to practice first aid skills
Duration 1 or 2 days (no examination) Normal hours 9am - 4.45pm each day
Aims and Objectives: On completion of the course the candidate will be able to deal with:
Action at an emergency
Wounds and bleeding
Recognition of illness
Resuscitation procedures C.P.R techniques
Dealing with Shock
Miscellaneous illnesses and injuries
Record keeping etc
On successful completion candidates will be awarded a Certificate in Paediatric First Aid valid for three years.