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Course Dates for the ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification.

ITC - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Training Course Dates

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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