Paediatric First Aid (HABC Level 3)
Who is it for?:
The qualification is aimed at learners already working or preparing to work somewhere where they have a responsibility for the welfare of children or infants.
Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.
Course Content Includes:
The roles and responsibilities of the first aider.
Assessing an emergency situation safely.
CPR and AED training
Administering first aid to a choking infant or child
Dealing with shock, scolds, bleeds, bites, stings and minor injuries.
Dealing with casualties with fractures, and spinal or head injuries.
The qualification is divided into two parts, day one covers the Emergency Paediatric First Aid and day 2 covers Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies.
HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid certificate, valid for 3 years.