Apply From: 18th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 23rd of March 2020
Start Date:

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Who is the course for

Do you look after young children on a regular basis? Did you realise there are differences in the way first aid should be administered to young children? If you are a new parent or grandparent, or have responsibility for the care of young children and wish to have more confidence whilst the child is in your care, this course will provide invaluable information for the first aid of children.

Course Content

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies that can occur with children, including:

  • First Aid Kits
  • First Aid Priorities
  • Resuscitation - Adult, Child and Baby
  • Managing Incidents
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Eye and Ear Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Foreign objects
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Control of Bleeding and Shock
  • Asthma
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Childhood Illnesses including Meningitis and Febrile Convulsions
  • Regulations
  • Recording and Reporting

Study Methods

12 hours of theory and practical sessions over 2 days (6 hours per day)

How is the course assessed

Continuous individual assessment by trainer and scenarios to practice skills, as well as a multiple choice question paper