2 Day Paediatric First Aid Courses
If you work with children or care for children you need to be suitably qualified. Part of that requirement can be met by attending one of our 2 Day Paediatric First Aid Courses.
HABC Level 2 or Nuco Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
We are pleased to offer the HABC Level 2 or Nuco Award in Paediatric First Aid accredited qualification. The course provides theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques that are specific to infants aged 0 to 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.
Candidates will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation.
What You Will Learn on Our 2 Day Paediatric First Aid Courses
This will include being able to provide first aid for a child and an infant who;
- is unresponsive
- has an airway obstruction
- is suffering from shock
- is wounded and bleeding
- has a fracture or dislocation
- has a head, neck or back injury
- has a condition effecting the eyes, ears or nose
- has a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
- is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and/or cold
- has been poisoned
- has been bitten or stung
- has sustained an electric shock
The 2 day paediatric first aid courses will help you achieve a Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid and consists of 2 units and is to be provided over a period of 2 days with a minimum contact time of 6 hours per unit. Training Centres can offer a 1 day course covering Unit 1 of the qualification. Candidates successfully completing only the 1 day course will gain a Credit Certificate only, not the full Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.
For the purposes of Registered Childcare provision and Early Years childcare within England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the Candidate must successfully complete the full 2 day Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.