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Paediatric First Aid (Level 3 Award)

Early Years

Course Overview

The Paediatric First Aid course is designed for people caring for children in any setting. It is suitable for Parents, Creche Leaders, Child Minders, nursery and pre -school workers and indeed anyone responsible for the welfare of children or for those who are looking for employment in the childcare sector. The course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to act effectively when emergencies arise.
  • Start Date
    18 Jan 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    10 Weeks
  • Campus

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Ref S016
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 18/01/2023
    Full £32.00
    Concession £30.00
    Examination £32.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strabane
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

none required

Additional Information

This Course consists of two units: Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies. It covers the following areas: Actions in an Emergency, Primary Assessment, Secondary Assessment, Top to Toe Survey, Recovery Positions, Breathing Disorders, Choking, Asthma, Drowning, Principles of Resuscitation, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Disorders of Circulation, Shock, Anaphylaxis, Head Injuries, Wounds and Bleeding and Bites and Stings Upon completion of this course, you will hold an accredited First Aid Qualification.


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