All businesses must have a first aid provision in place in case of accident or injury in the workplace.  All of our first aid courses are certificated and adhere to the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 standards.

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The Health & Safety First Aid Regulations (1981) require employees to provide suitable first–aid equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. For employers to comply with this Regulation, their first-aiders must have a valid certificate of competence in First Aid at Work, issued by a suitable training provider.

On completing this course, you will:

  • Understand the role of the first aider including reference to; the importance of preventing cross infection and the use of available equipment need for recording incidents and actions.
  • Assess the situation & circumstances in order to act safely & promptly in an emergency.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizures), administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking, wounded or bleeding, suffering from shock, cuts, grazes, burns, scalds and splinters.

You will be qualified for 3 years.

Time: 09:00–17:00
No of sessions: 1
Fee: £80

Dates available: 11th August 2021, 6th October 2021, 8th December 2021, 26th January 2022, 5th February 2022, 23rd March 2022,  18th May 2022, 9th July 2022, 13th July 2022

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Level 3 Paediatric First Aid 

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 15 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.

Topics covered

Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

Course fee: £105 (2 sessions)   Dates: Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd December 2021.

Time: 09:00–17:00
No of sessions: 2
Fee: £105

Dates available: 1st & 2nd December 2021, 20th & 21st April 2022

NB You don’t need any qualifications to enrol on this course except a good level of spoken and written English at Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent. At the end of the course, you will need to do a written test to achieve your qualification. If you are not sure that your English level is at Level 2, please contact elearning@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk for an English assessment before you enrol on the course. No refund will be given if your English level is not suitable for the course.

Course fee: £105 (2 sessions)   Dates: Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd December 2021.

 

Email admin@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk to register your interest in the Paediatric First Aid course.