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Key features and benefits

  • Study at our World Class Campus
  • Fantastic learning facilities
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  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted in all areas - as of January 2022
  • Entry Requirements

    Course Entry Criteria

    There are no formal entry requirements but learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.


  • What will I study?

    The course comprises of two mandatory units.

    Unit One:

    Emergency Paediatric First Aid

    1. The role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
    2. How to assess an emergency situation safely.

    First aid for an infant and a child

    1. who are unresponsive.
    2. who are choking.
    3. with external bleeding.
    4. who are suffering from shock.
    5. with bites, stings and minor injuries.

    Unit Two:

    Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies.

    First aid to an infant and a child:

    1. with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
    2. with suspected head and spinal injuries.
    3. with conditions effecting the eyes, ears and nose.
    4. with an acute medical condition or sudden illness.
    5. who is experiencing extremes of body temperatures.
    6. who has sustained an electric shock.
    7. with burns and scalds.
    8. With suspected poisoning.
    9. with anaphylaxis.

     The course will be delivered through a flexible approach to teaching considering the learners speed and abilities, in learning style, to make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable.  This helps stimulate learning and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. The tutor will use work books, PowerPoint presentations, group discussions, practical activities, role play and question and answer sessions.

  • More Information

    For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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