Paediatric First Aid in Newcastle

If you are looking for paediatric first aid training in Newcastle, you’ve come to the right place. At Inspirational Training, we offer a range of paediatric first aid courses which cover a range of industry and environment specific paediatric first aid, to customers across the UK. We provide the courses at our fully equipped first aid venue, or we can visit your premises to carry out the courses.

Paediatric First Aid Training across Newcastle

The Paediatric courses that we offer are for those who may have to identify and manage emergency situations or manage minor everyday occurrences when looking after young children. When you chose Inspirational Training for paediatric first aid in Newcastle, you can trust that you’re in the best hands as our qualifications meet Ofsted requirements for those working in early year settings, as well as using the criteria for effective paediatric first aid training. This also complies with The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Practice Guidance document. This framework requires at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate to be on the premises or on outings when children or infants are present.

Inspirational Training – Providing Paediatric First Aid

This level of First Aid training that we provide in Newcastle, is now the standard for pre school care sectors. This particularly focuses on the needs of children in emergency setting, you’ll be equipped with a clear understanding of how to check for a child’s vital signs and as well as the accident procedure for any injury or illness. The course is over 2 units of 6 hours each which will take 2 days to be delivered, or can be diluted down over a few evenings or days.

Who needs paediatric first aid training?

The paediatric first aid courses we provide are appropriate for a range of educational centres this includes:
  • Schools.
  • Pre-school groups.
  • Playgroups.
  • Day nurseries.
  • Parent and toddler groups.
  • Creches.
  • SureStart Children’s Centres.
  • Childminders.
  • Foster carers.
  • Babysitters.

What’s included in the Paediatric First Aid Training Package?

  • 2 x 6 hour (or 3 x 4 hour or 4 x 3 hour) sessions.
  • Interactive hands on practical training.
  • One child and baby CPR training manikin per 2 participants.
  • Course booklet.
  • A recognised certificate valid for 3 years.
  • No previous training is required for this course.

What do the First Aid Paediatric Courses include?

  • First Aid Principles.
  • Vital Signs.
  • Accident Procedure – ABCDE.
  • Safe Airway Position.
  • Child and Infant Basic Life Support, including use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Bleeding and Shock.
  • Choking.
  • Minor Injuries.
  • Serious injuries.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries.
  • Paediatric Medical Problems.
  • Burns.
  • Foreign Bodies & Stings.
  • Poisoning.
  • First Aid Kits.

Paediatric Emergency First Aid Course

This course is the first day of the 12+ hour course and is great for new mothers, grandparents and baby sitters. It covers first aid principles, basic life support including CPR, action for choking, bleeding, shock and dealing with minor injuries.

Forest School First Aid – 2 Days (ITC)

The Forest School First Aid Course has been created to meet the specific needs of Forest Schools Practitioners. Forest Schools Practitioners are required to hold appropriate first aid certificates which have additional elements of outdoor and paediatric first aid. These courses are bespoke and incorporate early years, it also includes child CPR and use of a defibrillator, child choking and common childhood illnesses including asthma, diabetes, epilepsy and anaphylaxis. An Ofsted/EYFS recognised Level 3 Certificate in Paediatric First Aid (12+ hours) can also be issued for attending this course. The course is 16 hours and will satisfy the requirements of other outdoor national governing bodies, it’s also suitable for bush craft first aid, survival first aid, woodland first aid, wilderness first aid and Scout and Duke of Edinburgh Award leaders.

Paediatric (Outdoor) First Aid (16 Hours)

This course covers all the same content as the Level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid, it looks at this and additional content, including adult CPR, in an outdoor context. This course is suitable for anybody who takes children out of the classroom, satisfied Ofsted and validates Forest School and other outdoor qualifications. Two certificates are awarded for this course including:
  • ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid – 12+ hours (QCF)
  • Paediatric (Outdoor) First Aid (16 hours)

Playground First Aid (3 or 4 hours)

This course isn’t a mandatory course but it does support the first aid provision within the school, nursery or playground. It will help staff to recognise and manage a few common injuries and illnesses until more qualified staff arrived on scene. This course is suitable for support staff working in the nursery, primary school or play environment, including lunch-time supervisors, parent-helpers, teaching assistants and caretakers.

For Paediatric First Aid in Newcastle, call Inspirational Training today

If you are looking for paediatric first aid training in Newcastle, look no further, simply call our team of professionals today.

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