Level 3 Paediatric FAW


Next Date
30/11/-0001
Fee
from £99
Timings
10 - 6pm
Duration
2 days
Minimum Age
18
Course Overview

This accredited qualification provides theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques that are specific to infants aged 0 to 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction or is suffering from shock.

Course Details
  • Planning for first aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Resuscitating
  • Recognising and dealing with shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding
  • Responding appropriately to burns and scalds
  • Responding appropriately to choking
  • Responding appropriately to suspected fractures
  • Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning
  • Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
  • Responding appropriately to eye injuries
  • Responding appropriately to bites and stings
  • Responding appropriately to effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including: epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell, diabetes
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illness.
Career Impact

Learners gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

Entrance Requirement
You must provide:
  • Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Or

  • One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.
Group A
  • If you are a UK passport holder, your passport number entered on the application form. You do not need to submit the actual passport.
  • Signed valid passport of any other nationality.
  • Signed valid UK photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required)
  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth
  • UK biometric residence permit
Group B
  • Valid EU photo ID card.
  • Valid UK firearms licence with photo
  • Signed valid UK paper driving licence.
  • Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.
  • UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after date of birth, but not a photocopy.
  • Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.
  • UK adoption certificate
  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.
  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.
  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.
  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application.
  • Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.
  • British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months.
  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.
  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.
  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Child benefit book issued in last 12 months.
Meet Your Instructor

James was a formal solider serving in the British Army. Whilst serving he gained experience in a range of hostile environments throughout the world.

During this time he gained various qualifications which he puts to good use now. He has worked in the private sector on ambulances and event cover as a medic and as a Health & Safety Consultant. In his spare time he’s an ambulance first responder with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust, so he gets hands on life saving experience.

During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games, James was the appointed first aid trainer to carry out courses for the London 2012 staff.

James Watson was seconded to The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) as the Health & Safety Advisor at the Athletes Olympic Village, London.

You can be confident that your instructor has a wealth of real life experiences unlike some of the other qualified instructors in the industry that are qualified through theory not practical, his =dynamic delivery and personal experiences bring value to his instruction which is engaging and rewarding.

FAQ
Q: Who should attend this course?
Anyone working as a First Aider must attend this course.

Q: What is the duration of this course?
FAW course runs for 2 days.

Q: Is this course a legal requirement?
Employers have an obligation under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and Approved Code of Practice (ACOP L74, Second Edition) to make adequate and appropriate first aid provision for their workforce. It is recommended that someone is able to undertake first aid duties at all times when people are at work.

Q: How long is the certificate valid for?
Your First Aid certificate is valid for 3 years, after which you will have to attend a refresher course.

Q: How many first aiders are required in a workplace?
Employers are required to carry out an assessment of first aid needs. This involves consideration of:
  • Hazards and risks in your workplace
  • The number of employees
  • Accident history
  • Distribution of the workforce
  • Employees who are lone workers or need to travel as part of their role
  • Annual leave – we recommend you appoint an additional first aider to cover absences
The HSE has proposed the table of risk shown below

Q: How will the course be assessed?
After completing a final written and practical assessment successful candidates receive an HSE approved certificate valid for three years. This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981. Upon successful completion of this three day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practise for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.

Q: I have lost my certificate, can I get a replacement certificate?
A replacement certificate can be issued for £20.

Mock Test
All the FAW courses are portfolio based and practical assessment
Course Date
LocationDatePriceBooking
Dean Training, Rays House, North Circular Road, London, NW10 7XP, GB04/03/2017£99BOOK NOW
 

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