09:30 to 16:30
1 week course
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This 6 hour course is for parents, guardians, grandparents and anyone who has professional involvement working with or looking after children and babies. It will enable learners to have the basic knowledge and skills in how to act safely, promptly and effective in a variety of paediatric emergencies. Learners will complete practical assessments and a final multiple-choice theory paper to demonstrate competency, knowledge and skills in emergency paediatric first aid.
How long is the course?
6 hours (course is usually delivered over one day 9.30am – 4.30pm
What will I learn?
1. Define the roles and responsibilities of a first aider.
2. Demonstrate a primary survey & effective incident & casualty assessment.
3. Deliver effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a child & baby utilising a defibrillator.
4. Demonstrate the safe handling of an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
5. Recognise and respond to a casualty that is choking using the 3 staged approach.
6. Recognise and respond to a casualty that is bleeding and in shock.
7. Identify and respond to minor injuries and common first aid situations.
8. Recognise and respond to a casualty having a seizure.
9. Identify further learning opportunities
How will the course be assessed?
You will learn in a variety of ways:
• Active listening and discussion
• Paired and group tasks
• Participation in practical exercises
• Personal reflection and action planning
• Access to Apps, websites and Moodle (Virtual Learning Environment) will be provided so you can complete some tasks during the session on-line, and access the resources after the session has ended to extend your learning.
• Research and peer teaching.
Materials and other information
Please wear appropriate clothing to participate in the practical activities.
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email email@example.com
Progression and Careers
• Your teacher will use a range of activities to review your knowledge on the subject and identify any gaps and additional information required
• You will also receive verbal and written feedback from the teacher during the session
• The Individual Learning Plan includes an opportunity for you to assess your knowledge at the start of the session and again at the end against the content. This allows you to identify how much you have learnt and where you might need to do further study or research. • You will also be supported to set individual targets for the course based on your personal goals and aspirations.