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Paediatric First Aid (2 day face to face) (Cancelled)

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This full Paediatric First Aid (PFA) course is a 12 hour face-to-face training course.

It is suitable for those working in registered Early Years provision and anybody working with children from birth to 8 years. At least one person who has a current Paediatric First Aid (PFA) certificate must be on the premises and available at all times when children are present and must accompany children on outings.

All newly qualified entrants to the Early Years workforce who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full PFA or an emergency PFA certificate within three months of starting work.

It is fully compliant with OFSTED and the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage 2017) guidelines and is Accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). This Full Paediatric First Aid Qualification is valid for 3 years at which point the certificate must be renewed.

The training includes an assessment of competence and leads to the award of a certificate upon successful completion.

The certificate is valid for three years.

There is a level of physical ability required to complete this course successfully. In order to carry out the practical elements you will need to be able to work on the floor at various times throughout the course, including placing a casualty in the Recovery Position, various First Aid scenarios and simulated CPR on a manikin - which must be demonstrated on the floor. Please consider carefully whether you are able to undertake these activities before applying.

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The aim of this course is to support you in raising your awareness of situations likely to occur when looking after children which require First Aid and teaches you the appropriate strategies for successfully resolving them.
If you apply what you have learnt on this course you will be able to;

  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock.
  • Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock.
  • Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds.
  • Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture.
  • Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries.
  • Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned.
  • Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose.
  • Help a baby or child with an eye injury.
  • Help a baby or child with a bite or sting.
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold.

    Help a baby or child having:
  • a diabetic emergency;
  • an asthma attack;
  • an allergic reaction;
  • meningitis;
  • and/or febrile convulsions
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents)


  • This course has been arranged for Early Years and out of school settings. Places on this event are non-refundable, if you are unable to attend please consider substituting your booking.

    You must bring Photo I.D. for the trainer to check, e.g. Passport / Driving Licence / Work I.D. Card. If you do not provide Photo I.D. you will not be permitted to attend this event.

    There is a level of physical ability required to complete this course successfully. In order to carry out the practical elements you will need to be able to work on the floor at various times throughout the course, including placing a casualty in the Recovery Position, various First Aid scenarios and simulated CPR on a manikin - which must be demonstrated on the floor. Please consider carefully whether you are able to undertake these activities before applying.

    You will be asked on the day of the course to read and sign a Medical Declaration to confirm you know of no condition that would affect your ability to take part in the course.
    First Aid
    Early Years
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    Katie Kent
    tutors
    Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Wednesday 20 October 202109:30 - 16:30Aldingbourne Country Centre - ChichesterTBA
    Session 2Thursday 21 October 202108:30 - 16:30Aldingbourne Country Centre - ChichesterTBA
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Wednesday 20 October 2021

    09:30 - 16:30

    Aldingbourne Country Centre - Chichester

    TBA


    Session 2
    Thursday 21 October 2021

    08:30 - 16:30

    Aldingbourne Country Centre - Chichester

    TBA


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