Accredited First Aid Training

Accredited First Aid Training

We are really proud to be offering Accredited Outdoor and Paediatric First Aid Courses to adults in York and North Yorkshire.

Paediatric First Aid Training: 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).

Outdoor First Aid Training: The Outdoor First Aid Emergency Incident Management course is an intensive, highly practical outdoor course delivered over 2 days duration. It covers all of the requirements of National Governing Body (NGB) Instructor Awards in the UK, and is structured to suit the majority of those engaged in an outdoor environment.

12 Hour Paediatric First Aid

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.

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

16 Hour Outdoor First Aid

The Outdoor First Aid Emergency Incident Management course is an intensive, highly practical outdoor course delivered over 2 days duration. It covers all of the requirements of National Governing Body (NGB) Instructor Awards in the UK, and is structured to suit the majority of those engaged in an outdoor environment.

Course content:

  • Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
  • Incident procedure – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents
  • Unconsciousness/ collapse – causes and treatment
  • Airway Management – safe airway positions (including ‘recovery’)
  • Breathing Problems – including choking
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – adult and drowning/child
  • Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Damage – treatment of injury: head, neck, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm, including remote improvised techniques
  • Environmental Considerations – hypothermia, hyperthermia and cold injuries
  • Common Illnesses – asthma, diabetes and epilepsy –recognition and treatment
  • Minor injuries- splinters, burns, blisters, bruises
  • Injury management outdoors
  • Incident management scenarios
  • Awareness of current regulations – accident reporting, first aid kits
  • Safe best practice

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