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Paediatric Emergency First Aid at Work

Paediatric Emergency First Aid at Work

Who is it aimed at?

Anyone nominated as a First Aider in schools that have pupils who are under four years of age or others who have a duty of care towards younger children.

This qualification will require attendance on a refresher course every three years to maintain accreditation.

What are the objectives?

To give candidates the knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills so they can carry out Emergency First Aid at Work promptly and efficiently. 

It provides staff with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Recognise childhood illness; meningitis, croup, measles etc.
  • Manage an unconscious casualty: children and babies
  • Resuscitate children and babies
  • Plan for first aid emergencies involving children and babies
  • Deal with emergencies involving children and babies
  • Deal with choking in children and babies
  • Deal with fractures in children and babies
  • Deal with head, neck and spinal injuries in children and babies

How will it make a difference?

  • Support schools to effectively and safely manage casualties including injuries and illness involving pupils and others.
  • This will also assist the school to comply with its requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Welsh Government


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How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council cannot apply for this course.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application. If you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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