ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid


ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (QCF) 12 hours

Paediatric first aid training is required by the Early Years Foundation stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework and Ofsted for all primary schools, nurseries and early years providers (those dealing with under 8’s).
This qualification is designed for those working with and caring for children in the absence of parents. The course meets the requirements for those working in early years settings and uses the criteria for effective paediatric first aid training found in Appendix 1 of the Early Years Foundation Stages Practice Guidance document as recognised by Ofsted.

Who is this course for?

Nursery staff, pre-school staff, teachers, parent and toddler group volunteers, child minders and nannies, foster carers, babysitters, community workers parents and other family members.
This course is also recommended for those students working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
The course is 12 hours and would normally be delivered over 2 days.

Accreditation and recognition

The ITC Paediatric First Aid award is approved by Ofqual and is on the National Qualification Framework.
The qualification is designed to provide essential paediatric lifesaving skills and paediatric incident management.

Assessment and certification

The course is assessed by continual observation of candidate’s performance.
Certificates from ITC First are valid for three years and are awarded if candidates successfully complete and pass the course.

Revalidation

This certificate is revalidated by attending another 12 hour paediatric first aid course within 3 years

Course Content: Paediatric First Aid
Recognising and dealing with the following in babies and children:

  • Airway and breathing problems
  • Choking and drowning – resuscitation
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Burns and scolds
  • Suspected fractures
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Foreign bodies in eyes, ears, the nose of babies and children
  • Bites and stings
  • The effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Chronic medical conditions including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell amaemia and diabetes
  • Meningitis and other sudden illness
  • Record keeping and action plans

ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

£120 Per person, for group bookings please inquire.

please note all our costs inc. tax, certification & FA manual, there are no hidden costs.

  • ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course (2 Day) – 18th & 19th January 2022 Brandsby North Yorkshire
  • ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course (2 Day) – 1st & 2nd February 2022 Brandsby North Yorkshire
  • ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course (2 Day) – 1st & 2nd March 2022 Brandsby North Yorkshire
  • ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course (2 Day) – 9th & 10th May 2022 Brandsby North Yorkshire
  • ITC level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course (2 Day) – 16th & 17th June 2022 Brandsby North Yorkshire

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