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ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  ITC First (ITC). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (ITC) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit ITC web site

What is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Beginner

This qualification indicates an individual can undertake the role of Paediatric First Aider in a role that has responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. The award has been designed to fulfil the need for effective paediatric first aid training set out in The Early Years Foundation Stage Guidance. It may also have been identified as necessary by a workplace risk assessment.

The qualification will benefit all who work in the early years environment and with pre-puberty children.

Who is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course designed for?

This qualification is designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents. This qualification meets Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings. Currently the EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate to be on the premises or outings at all times, when children are present.

What subjects does the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course cover?

Topics include;

planning for and dealing with first aid emergencies involving babies and children Including,

CPR

shock

anaphylactic shock

electric shock

bleeding

burns and scalds

choking

suspected fractures

head, neck and back injuries

poisoning

foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses

eye injuries

bites and stings

effects of extreme heat and cold

febrile convulsions

chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, meningitis and other serious sudden illness.

How is the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course assessed?

This qualification is designed to provide essential paediatric life saving skills and paediatric incident management. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.

What certificate do I get for passing the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course?
ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
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