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Paediatric First Aid Course

Would you feel confident enough to step forward and assist someone who had fallen ill or been involved in an accident? What if that individual was a baby or child who was fragile and unable to ask for help or help themselves?

Paediatric first aid concentrates on the child and infant age groups. We recommend that anyone who is responsible for looking after children should receive this training. Whether it is your job, or you casually babysit for friends or family members when needed. The standard paediatric course will cover how to manage an ill or injured child/infant in the event of an emergency.

Paediatric First Aid In Wirral

The paediatric first aid course is ideal for those working in the following fields:

  • •  Schools & nurseries
  • •  Pre-school staff
  • •  Childminders
  • •  Before or after school clubs
  • •  Carers of children at home
  • •  Activity groups e.g. dance, swimming, gymnastics
  • •  Parents
  • •  Nannies & au pairs

The paediatric first aid course meets Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register Requirements.

Accidents can happen at any time. Anyone who has experience with young children knows that you only have to take your eyes off them for a second for them to find something they shouldn’t be playing with, or get themselves into trouble. Although most injuries are accidental, it doesn’t mean that they won’t be severe. If a child is in danger, the situation can be made more difficult by individuals or bystanders not having the relevant skills or training to act appropriately. In these situations, those trying to help may freeze, not know what to do, panic or even make a serious mistake.

At TL Training, we know that paediatric first aid training can be a game-changer, and help people feel calm and act quickly and appropriately when needed.

Benefits Of Attending This First Aid Course

A lot of the information provided to you throughout the course can be transferred to an adolescent or adult if you need to administer first aid to them. Attending this course will give you the courage to act fast and confidence in yourself and your abilities. The course will provide you with the skills to deal with emergencies under pressure and how to correctly communicate with children in these circumstances.

You will learn how to deal with a range of injuries that are common in children and young people. You will also develop the skills to be proactive and attend to the child immediately.

What Will The Course Cover?

  • •  Allergic reactions
  • •  Asthma
  • •  Bites & stings
  • •  Bones, joint & muscle injuries
  • •  Burns & scalds
  • •  CPR
  • •  Choking
  • •  Eye injuries
  • •  Foreign objects
  • •  Head injuries
  • •  Heat & cold extremes
  • •  Low blood sugar
  • •  Meningitis
  • •  Minor & severe bleeding
  • •  Poisons
  • •  Seizures
  • •  Shock
  • •  Spinal injuries
  • •  Unresponsive babies & children

If you find the conditions listed above to be overwhelming and feel that you would not know how to act in the event of many of them, we feel that our training course will be invaluable to you!

TL Training offers a 2-day paediatric first aid course in a number of locations. If you do not need this training for work reasons, we also recommend our popular first aid level 2 (1 day) course, which is perfect for new and expecting parents, grandparents and carers.

Get In Touch

If you are interested in learning how to provide essential paediatric lifesaving skills and paediatric incident management, then please get in touch. Call us today on 0151 343 0588 to learn more. Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible. We provide paediatric first aid training in Wirral, North Wales, Liverpool & Chester.

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