Course Title: Combined First Aid at Work & Paediatric First Aid
Course Duration: 3 Extended Days (approx. 22 hours)
Fee per Person: £220

Perfect for schools, sports clubs or other childcare settings, this combined Award in First Aid at Work and the Award in Paediatric First Aid is a 3 extended days course. It is a specially designed course that provides Learners with all of the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications.

All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

A range of subjects are covered including –

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive Adult & Child casualty
  • Resuscitation Adult & Child
  • Use of an AED
  • Choking Adult & Child
  • Control of bleeding
  • Bandaging
  • Shock
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Stroke
  • Chest injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Head injuries
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Fainting
  • Foreign bodies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heat and cold
  • Eye injuries
  • Sickle cell
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question papers, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all learners undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

A maximum of 12 learners are allowed, they must be a minimum of 16 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A learner cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.