Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is primarily aimed at those working in childcare settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring for infants and children.

This workshop covers
  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Head injuries
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures
  • Meningitis
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Eye injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia

Successful completion of the training programme will provide candidates with the essential knowledge and skills to undertake the role of paediatric first aider in a variety of childcare settings. In particular, it teaches basic life-support skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to enable candidates to deal with life-threatening emergencies, as well as how to manage common paediatric illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid replaces the Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is primarily aimed at those working in childcare settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring for infants and children.

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