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AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

A 2 day 12 hour Paediatric First Aid course aimed at those working with children of all ages from birth to puberty. (For First Aid purposes a child who is over 8 years old is classed as an adult. Our courses do cover all ages of children)

Our PFA course is OFSTED & EYFS compliant.

The Criteria for effective paediatric first aid training:

In order to meet the requirements of OFSTED and the EYFS, pediatric first aid our courses meet the following criteria:

  • Planning for first aid emergencies.
  • Dealing with emergencies.
  • Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of children being cared for.
  • Recognising and dealing with shock.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding.
  • Responding appropriately to burns and scalds.
  • Responding appropriately to choking.
  • Responding appropriately to suspected fractures.
  • Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning.
  • Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses.
  • Responding appropriately to eye injuries.
  • Responding appropriately to bites and stings.
  • Responding appropriately to the effects of extreme heat and cold.
  • Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anemia, diabetes.
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses.

You will need to pass a hands-on and written assessment in order to qualify.

Contact Us
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01256 780 621

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info@leadustraining.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Paediatric First Aid Course is perfect for everyone working with babies and children and meets all OFSTED requirements.