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Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Paediatric First Aid

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
19-23yrs
Fees
24yrs +
16PSCD1012/1D 14/03/2017 16/03/2017 1 Tu W Th 09:15 - 13:15 Macclesfield College £90.00 Fee Code: N £90.00Fee Code: N
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Course Information

Overview
This course is a paediatric first aid course and meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework. The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children. It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme.

Who is it for?
The qualification is requirement of all Childcare Practitioners who require registration by OFSTED. This includes Childminders, Nannies, Nursery Practitioners, pre school & after school club staff. This course is for people working with children (birth – nineteen years old).

Outcome
Learners will obtain the correct relevant skills to undertake emergency /first aid duties within a childcare setting.

Entry Requirements
Learners will need to be physically able in order to perform some of the manoevres and positions for recovery.

Content
• Action planning
• Treatment of an unconscious casualty
• ResuscitationSprains, strains and fractures
• Poisoning, bites and stings
• Foreign objects
• Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup).
• Choking
• Asthma and diabetic emergencies
• Head injuries
• Seizures
• Bleeding
• Burns
• First Aid Kit

Assessment
Continuous assessment throughout the course by approved Trainer/Assessor.

Awarding Body
It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme.

Follow up courses/Progression
NVQ in Early Years in Care
NVQ in Childrens Care, Learning and Development
Foundation Degree in Early Years

Career Opportunities
The qualification is an essential requirement to working in a childcare setting.

Additional Information
Please note that non-attendance of this course will result in a loss of your course fee. We plan to run all courses, however the final decision to run a course depends on numbers. Please see our refund policy for more information.



Course information code: 0744