Requirements for Childcare Professionals

 For the EYFS and Ofsted requirements you should have at least one 12 hour full paediatric first aid qualified member of staff available at all times on your site including cover for sickness, holidays, trips and staff shortages. The 12 hour paediatric first aid trained staff can be supported by one day Emergency Paediatric First Aid trained staff.

 

Childminders or those working alone on the Compulsory Ofsted Register must take the Full Paediatric First Aid Course.Simple First Aid offer hands on, learner lead and practical scenario based training techniques as these are proven to maximise recall and provide learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to act effectively when paediatric emergencies arise.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid 1 day practical training

This course is suitable for nannies, parents/grandparents or those within Early Years who are working as part of a team with other staff who hold a Full 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Certificate.

Course content - Ofsted 

  • Roles & Responsibilities of the First Aider

  • Assessing an Emergency Situation 

  • Unresponsive Casualty (Not Breathing) - Baby, Child, Adult 

  • Unresponsive Casualty (Breathing) - Baby and Child, Adult 

  • Choking - Infant & Child

  • Head Injuries

  • Seizures

  • Burns, Bleeds & Shock

  • Anaphylaxis

Paediatric First Aid Blended Course covers the following subjects:

 

Course Content - Ofsted   

  • Roles & Responsibilities of the First Aider

  • Assessing an Emergency Situation & Prioritising Action

  • Unresponsive Casualty (Not Breathing) - Infant & Child

  • Unresponsive Casualty (Breathing) - Infant & Child

  • Choking - Infant & Child

  • Head Injuries

  • Seizures

  • Burns, Bleeds & Shock

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Asthma

  • Fractures and Broken Bones 

  • Spinal Injuries

  • Head Injuries 

  • Burns & Scalds 

  • Diabetes

  • Meningitis

  • Minor Injuries

  • Fevers

  • Poisons

  • Electric Shock

  • Drowning

  • High & Low Temperature