Paediatric First Aid for Children HSE Level 2

Course Code: PDFCE
Learning Aim Code: Z0001781
Full-time / Part-time: Part-time
Duration: 12 hours (1 x three hour session for four weeks)
Campus: Paget Road campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you are a parent, carer or work with children this course will teach you how to provide first aid if they are injured or become ill.

We have a 100% success rate on this course and excellent feedback from our students, many of whom have used their skills to gain positions as care workers or progressed to further health studies and become nurses and midwives.

This course is run over four weeks (one three-hour session per week).

What will I learn?

During this course you will study the following modules:

  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for children
  • Injury assessment with children
  • Illness assessment with children
  • Accident management
  • Health and safety regulations

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of dealing with accidents and injuries
  • Learn how CPR works with children
  • Learn the correct action to take in an emergency
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with injuries
  • Understand how first aid skills are applied in everyday life
  • Improve your personal skills
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in practical activities

How will I be assessed?

Your learning, knowledge and understanding will be continually assessed throughout the course.

What can I do next?

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you:

  • Provide first aid to infants and children
  • Pursue a career in the care industry
  • Progress on to a health-based course

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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