Course Summary

Course Description:

In an average year, half of all infants under 12 months and a quarter of older children will attend hospital.  Most bumps and falls are not serious but it is important that you know what to do if you find yourself in an emergency situation. This course is perfect for parents, expectant parents, grandparents, babysitters, foster parents and carers of babies and young children*.  It will teach you simple lifesaving techniques and give you opportunities to practise skills as you learn so that you will feel more confident should you need to use them.

*If you care for a child professionally then our Paediatric First Aid course meets all workplace requirements.  

Duration: 6 contact hours delivered over 1 day

Location: Grangemouth (see joining instructions for venue details)

Cost: £60 per person (includes comprehensive candidate pack & light refreshments)

Pre-requisites: Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline.

Syllabus:                                                                                      

  • Dealing with emergencies 

  • Choking baby & child

  • Unconscious but breathing baby & child              teddy                                     

  • Unconscious NOT breathing baby & child

  • Head injury

  • Fever & febrile convulsions/seizures

  • Burns & scalds

  • Wounds & bleeding (inc nosebleeds)

  • Asthma attack

  • Allergic reactions (inc anaphylaxis)

  • Broken bones, sprains & strains

  • Swallowing harmful substances

Delivery / Assessment:

Competency on this course will be continually assessed by the instructor throughout the day.  On successful completion, candidates will receive a certificate of learning from Safe Hands First Aid Training Ltd.  This is valid for 3 years but it is recommended that skills are refreshed annually.

This course can also be delivered to groups.  We can come to you or to suitable nominated premises.  Please contact us for more information about group training.

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