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AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

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What is the Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course?

Here at Evince™ Training we are very excited about delivering the The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF) qualification.

This is a one day regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. If is ideal for parents and babysitters.

This qualification is the first unit (day one) of the AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF). This latter qualification meets the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

What will we be doing?

We will train you to be prepared for paediatric emergencies that could strike at any time.  Whilst such emergencies are thankfully rare we will raise your awareness to provide vital support while waiting for professional paramedic treatment.  We want you to be reassured that any steps you take will follow the right approach.  We will work with mannequins so that you can get hands-on experience.  Preparing to provide paediatric first aid necessarily requires a very different approach to supporting adults.  Approaches to urgently supporting adults you may have picked up over the years are very unlikely to help babies and children, in fact real harm could be done.  We will provide you with simple, appropriate treatments for babies and children.  We anticipate that we will de-bunk the odd myth as well.

Evince Training Limited is extremely proud to be an authorised centre offering AoFAQ Regulated First Aid Qualifications. The fact that our courses marked with (QCF) are regulated by Ofqual, the Government’s office for qualifications, gives you confidence in our attention to detail and commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest standards. You also have the reassurance that by choosing our regulated courses you have complied with the employers requirement to exercise ‘due diligence’ placed on you by the HSE.

What do you get at the end?

This is a regulated level 3 qualification and is ideal for anyone who works with or comes into contact with infants and children in their working or voluntary roles. It is also ideal for babysitters, parents and families with young children who would like to learn first aid for their own peace of mind.

Further Training Available! The learner can progress to a range of qualifications with us including:

AoFAQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
AoFAQ Level 2 Award in CPR and AED
AoFAQ Level 2 National Award in Safeguarding Children and Young People

For more information contact us.

Course Content

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.

1.1 Define responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe first aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies
1.4 Describe how to use first aid and personal protection equipment safely
1.5 Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record
1.6 Explain reporting procedures following an accident/incident
1.7 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3 Identify when to call for help
2.4 Explain what information needs to be given when obtaining assistance

3. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.

3.1 Assess the level of consciousness of an infant/child
3.2 Explain why an infant/child should be placed in the recovery position
3.3 Place an infant/child in the recovery position
3.4 Continually monitor an infant/child whilst they are in the recovery position
3.5 Assist an infant/child who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.

4.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2 Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin

5. Be able to provide first aid to infant/child who has a foreign body airway obstruction.

5.1 Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is:

  • mild
  • severe

5.2 Administer first aid to an infant/child who is choking

6. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child with external bleeding.

6.1 Describe the types and severity of bleeding
6.2 Explain the effect of severe blood loss on an infant and a child
6.3 Control external bleeding

7. Understand how to provide first aid to an infant/child who is suffering from shock.

7.1 Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid
7.2 Describe how to recognise an infant/child who is suffering from shock
7.3 Explain how to manage the effects of shock

8. Understand how to provide first aid to an infant/child with anaphylaxis.

8.1 List common triggers for anaphylaxis
8.2 Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant/child
8.3 Explain how to administer first aid to an infant/child with anaphylaxis

 

Cost

£89 per person (we are not VAT registered so there is no VAT to add)

Discounts are available based on group size and/or delivery on your premises

[1 Day course]

Book Now

As public courses become available they will be displayed on the Everything First Aid page and in the Prospectus.  If you have need of a course for several students please contact us and we’ll arrange a course for you specifically.

Contact us to discuss how we can help you and give you peace of mind.

Contact Evince

Safeguarding Children & Young People

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Level 2 National Award in Safeguarding Children and Young People

Our Level 2 National Award in Safeguarding Children and Young People (England, Wales) is suitable for those who come into contact with children as part of their working role including voluntary work and those who work with children on a daily basis e.g. teachers, dental staff, nursery nurses, child-minders, foster carers, teaching assistants, administration staff etc.

The course is designed around legislation and guidance from various departments of Her Majesty’s Government including the Working Together to Safeguard Children: a guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, what to do if you are worried about a child being abused and the All Wales Child Protection Procedure Documents.

Course Duration: Typically 1 day

Our Safeguarding Course Director is Diane Newton; Diane is a former Detective who was instrumental in setting up the Child Protection Unit here in Dorset, she is a retired Police Sergeant with an extensive knowledge of Child Protection in theory and in practice on the front line.

We believe that attending a face to face training session is essential to allow you to discuss and truly understand this complex and affective subject.

We also offer an bespoke online option, short courses and one to one mentoring for those who do not require a formal qualification.

 

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Laughter Yoga comes to Evince!

laughter-yogaLaughter Yoga is a world wide phenomenon. It is an easy and fun exercise for health and happiness. It reduces Stress and is said to strengthen the immune system.

Laughing keeps you in good mood and cheerful throughout the day, it Oxygenates your brain and makes you feel more energetic.

laughter Yoga helps you to Keep a positive mental attitude in difficult times.

Don’t worry, it does not involve any actual yoga, you can excel at this the first time you try it.

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AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

first-aid-for-babies-and-childrenWhat is the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course?

Here at Evince™ Training we are very excited about delivering the The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) qualification.

This regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants aged under one year old, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.

 

This 2 Day course fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

What will we be doing?

We will train you to be prepared for paediatric emergencies that could strike at any time.  Whilst such emergencies are thankfully rare we will raise your awareness to provide vital support while waiting for professional paramedic treatment.  We want you to be reassured that any steps you take will follow the right approach.  We will work with mannequins so that you can get hands-on experience.  Preparing to provide paediatric first aid necessarily requires a very different approach to supporting adults.  Approaches to urgently supporting adults you may have picked up over the years are very unlikely to help babies and children, in fact real harm could be done.  We will provide you with simple, appropriate treatments for babies and children.  We anticipate that we will de-bunk the odd myth as well.

Evince Training Limited is extremely proud to be an authorised centre offering AoFAQ Regulated First Aid Qualifications. The fact that our courses marked with (QCF) are regulated by Ofqual, the Government’s office for qualifications, gives you confidence in our attention to detail and commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest standards. You also have the reassurance that by choosing our regulated courses you have complied with the employers requirement to exercise ‘due diligence’ placed on you by the HSE.

What do you get at the end?

This is a regulated level 3 qualification and is ideal for anyone who works with or comes into contact with infants and children in their working or voluntary roles. It is also ideal for parents and families with young children who would like to learn first aid for their own peace of mind.

Further Training Available! The learner can progress to a range of qualifications with us including:

AoFAQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
AoFAQ Level 2 Award in CPR and AED
AoFAQ Level 2 National Award in Safeguarding Children and Young People

For more information contact us.

Course Content

Day 1 Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.

1.1 Define responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe first aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies
1.4 Describe how to use first aid and personal protection equipment safely
1.5 Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record
1.6 Explain reporting procedures following an accident/incident
1.7 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3 Identify when to call for help
2.4 Explain what information needs to be given when obtaining assistance

3. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.

3.1 Assess the level of consciousness of an infant/child
3.2 Explain why an infant/child should be placed in the recovery position
3.3 Place an infant/child in the recovery position
3.4 Continually monitor an infant/child whilst they are in the recovery position
3.5 Assist an infant/child who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.

4.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2 Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin

5. Be able to provide first aid to infant/child who has a foreign body airway obstruction.

5.1 Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is:

  • mild
  • severe

5.2 Administer first aid to an infant/child who is choking

6. Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child with external bleeding.

6.1 Describe the types and severity of bleeding
6.2 Explain the effect of severe blood loss on an infant and a child
6.3 Control external bleeding

7. Understand how to provide first aid to an infant/child who is suffering from shock.

7.1 Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid
7.2 Describe how to recognise an infant/child who is suffering from shock
7.3 Explain how to manage the effects of shock

8. Understand how to provide first aid to an infant/child with anaphylaxis.

8.1 List common triggers for anaphylaxis
8.2 Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant/child
8.3 Explain how to administer first aid to an infant/child with anaphylaxis

Day 2 Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

1. Be able to administer first aid to an infant/child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.

1.1 Describe types of fractures
1.2 Recognise suspected:

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains and strains

1.3 Administer first aid for suspected:

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains and strains

2. Be able to administer first aid to an infant/child with head and spinal injuries.

2.1 Describe how to recognise suspected:

  • Concussion
  • Skull fracture
  • Cerebral compression
  • Spinal injury

2.2 Administer first aid for suspected:

  • Concussion
  • Skull fracture
  • Cerebral compression
  • Spinal injury

3. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose.

3.1 Identify conditions affecting the:

  • Eyes
  • Ears
  • Nose

3.2 Explain the action to take when conditions are identified

4. Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant/child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness.

4.1 Describe how to recognise:

  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reaction
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions

4.2 Explain how to manage:

  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Diabetic emergency
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reaction
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions

5. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold.

5.1 Describe how to recognise the effects of:

  • Extreme cold
  • Extreme heat

5.2 Explain how to manage the effects of:

  • Extreme cold
  • Extreme heat

6. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has sustained an electric shock.

6.1 Explain how to safely manage an incident involving electricity
6.2 Describe first aid treatments for electric shock incidents

7. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with burns or scalds.

7.1 Describe how to recognise the severity of:

  • Burns
  • Scalds

7.2 Explain how to manage:

  • Burns
  • Scalds

8. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has been poisoned.

8.1 Identify the routes that poisonous substances take to enter the body
8.2 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning
8.3 Explain how to manage sudden poisoning

9. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has been bitten or stung.

9.1 Identify severity of bites and stings
9.2 Explain how to manage bites and stings

10. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with minor injuries.

10.1 Explain how to administer first aid for:

  • Small cuts
  • Grazes
  • Bumps and bruises
  • Small splinters
  • Nose bleeds

11. Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

11.1 Identify what information needs to be recorded for illnesses, injuries and emergencies
11.2 Describe how to record the information for illnesses, injuries and emergencies
11.3 Explain confidentially procedures for recording, storing and sharing information

Cost

£150 per person (we are not VAT registered so there is no VAT to add)

Discounts are available based on group size and/or delivery on your premises

[2 Day course]

Book Now

As public courses become available they will be displayed on the Everything First Aid page and in the Prospectus.  If you have need of a course for several studesnts please contact us and we’ll arrange a course for you specifically.

Contact us to discuss how we can help you and give you peace of mind.

Contact Evince