Paediatric First Aid course

first aid dummy Fife Council's Community Use Schools offer a number of approved Paediatric First Aid courses throughout the year. Suitable for adults who work with or parents/adults responsible for the care of young children, this 6 hour training course will teach basic first aid principles.

Topics covered include:

Module 1 - Introduction - the First Aider
Module 2 - What is First Aid?
Module 3 - First Aid in the workplace
Module 4 - Responsibilities of the appointed person
Module 5 - Primary assessment
Module 6 - Principles of resuscitation
Module 7 - Secondary assessment
Module 8 - Disorders of respiration & breathing disorders
Module 9 - The recognition & treatment of head injury
Module 10 - The control of bleeding & treatment for shock
Module 11 - Bones, joints & muscle injuries
Module 12 - Burns
Module 13 - Poisons
Module 14 - Bites & stings
Module 15 - Childhood conditions

This course costs £50.00 and has been approved for Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding. Through Skills Development Scotland, you may be eligible to apply for an Individual Learning Account giving you up to £200 to spend on learning or training. ILAs are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland. You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible.
If you are not in education, do not have a degree or above and are not taking part in a National Training Programme (Modern Apprenticeship or Employability Fund) you can apply for an ILA. For more information or to request an application pack, please visit or call the helpline on 0800 917 8000.

To book a place at our Paediatric First Aid courses, please contact the appropriate community use school.

Published by: Fife Council

Tagged | Education | Vocational courses |

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Course Information
Age Group Adults
Course Level All
Study Method Part-Time Evening
Other Information The course will be held over 2 evenings to complete the 6 hour course

Course Timetable

Location Date Time
Balwearie High School Community Use Tuesday 4 March 2014 18:00 - 21:00
Balwearie High School Community Use Tuesday 11 March 2014 18:00 - 21:00
Dunfermline High School Community Use Sunday 23 March 2014 9:30 - 16:00
Kirkland High Community Use  |  Monday 12 May 2014 18:30 - 21:30
Kirkland High Community Use  |  Monday 19 May 2014 18:30 - 21:30


Charge Description Cost
Vocational 6 hour training course £55.00

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