NANNIES & CHILD CARE

Wimbledon First Aid offers Paediatric training to meet the specific needs for individuals wishing to pursue a career in childcare, whether as a nanny, mother's help or child minding. Our specialist courses will equip you with the necessary qualifications to register with Ofsted and the skills and knowledge to deal with emergencies if they arise. 

Wimbledon First Aid Training is now working in association with Wimbledon Nannies who were established in 1985 and provide a professional childcare recruitment service. We are looking forward to training their clients to ensure they meet all their First Aid needs. Please click on the logo for more details about Wimbledon Nannies.

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Full Paediatric First Aid Course - Offered in Two Formats

This intensive course is ideal for child carers, nannies, pre-school/nursery teachers and primary school teachers working with children age five and under. This course covers the full Ofsted Syllabus and is fully compliant with those needing to register on the compulsory Ofsted Register. 

   OPTION A : Two Day Practical Paediatric Course

  • Six hours per day of guided learning hours (12 hours excluding breaks)

  • Continuous assessment throughout course by trainer

  • Multiple choice paper on completion of the course

  • On successful completion of the full course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised FAIB Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for three years.

    OPTION B : Blended Course (One Day Practical + One Day Online)

  • Approx six hours of online learning via our e-learn platform prior to the practical, classroom session. It includes quizzes at the end of each topic to check knowledge.

  • Six hours of guided, classroom based learning (excluding breaks). This session will primarily cover practical topics and not all topics from the e-learning.

  • Continuous assessment throughout practical course by trainer

  • Multiple choice paper at the end of the course

  • On successful completion of the full course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised FAIB Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for three years.

Course Content:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

  • Emergency planning and First Aid kit/accident recording

  • Assessing/managing an unconscious adult, child or baby

  • CPR for adults, children and babies

  • Managing a choking adult, child or baby

  • Managing bleeding including shock

  • Head and spinal injury management

  • Allergies/anaphylaxis and auto-injector use

  • Asthma and other respiratory conditions

  • Fractures, strains and sprains

  • Seizures

  • Hypo & Hyperthermia

  • Diabetes 

  • Sickle Cell, sepsis and meningitis

  • Poisoning, bites, stings

  • Objects in eyes, ears and nose

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course 

This one day course is practical and interactive with six hours of guided learning (excluding breaks) and aims to give learners the skills, knowledge and confidence to care for a child or baby requiring first aid. Ideal for anyone who is caring for babies or children, including parents, grandparents, nannies and aupairs.

This course can be integrated with the full Paediatric course with the learner participating in the one day practical component only.

Course details:

  • Six hours per day of guided learning hours (excluding breaks)

  • Continuous assessment throughout course by trainer

  • On successful completion of the full course, candidates will receive a nationally recognised FAIB Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for three years.

Course content (some content can be adapted if desirable) :

  • Roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

  • Emergency planning and First Aid kit/accident recording

  • Assessing/managing an unconscious adult, child or baby

  • CPR for adults, children and babies

  • Managing a choking adult, child or baby

  • Managing bleeding including shock

  • Head and spinal injury management

  • Allergies/anaphylaxis and auto-injector use

  • Asthma attacks

  • Fractures, strains and sprains

  • Seizures

  • Burns

CPR/AED Annual Update & Anaphylaxis Refresher Course

This 3 hour course will give staff the opportunity to refresh their first aid knowledge, practice their resuscitation skills and bring them up to date on any changes to Resuscitation Council (UK) and anaphylaxis guidelines. This course can be adapted to include different topics to suit each groups needs. It's your course, so if you want to cover a specific topic, please just ask!

Subjects covered include:

  • CPR/AED use for adult, child and baby

  • Management of the unconscious casualty

  • Choking

  • Management of Allergies & Anaphylaxis

  • Safe use of  auto-injectors

Courses include:

 
 

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