The revised EYFS which comes into force on 3rd April 2017 includes the new paediatric first aid (PFA) training. All newly qualified entrants to the early years workforce with a level 2 or 3 qualification must also have either a full or emergency PFA certificate within 3 months of starting work before they can be included in the statutory staff:child ratios in early years settings.     

 

https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2017/03/EYFS_STATUTORY_FRAMEWORK_2017.pdf

 

The objective of this qualification is to support learners wishing to become paediatric first aiders in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children.  This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry.

 

Learnes gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment.  Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundtation State as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

 

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Eaerly Years Foundation Stage.

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

£85.00Price
Dates
  • By the end of the course learners will:

    • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
    • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child who are unresponsive
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child who are choking
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child with external bleeding
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child who is suffering from shock
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child with bites, stings and minor injuries
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child with suspected head and spinal injuries
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child with an acute medical condition or sudden illness
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child who is experiencing extremes of body temperature
    • Know to provide first aid for an infant and child who has sustained an electric shock
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child with burns and scalds
    • Know how to provide first aid for an infant and child with suspected poisoning
    • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child with anaphylaxis