Combined FAW & PFA For Schools

COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE AIMS:

Schools, sports clubs and nurseries find themselves in the odd situation that they need teachers trained as First Aiders for children, so must hold the Paediatric First Aid (PFA) Certificate but they also need staff trained to HSE First Aid at Work to ensure the safety of their staff and the school’s compliance with the law. We have felt for a long time that taking a 3-day FAW course followed by a 2-day Paediatric First Aid Course involves considerable duplication so we decided to do something about it and wrote a combined course.

Combining the First Aid at Work (FAW) course and Paediatric First Aid (PFA) course into 3 extended days of classroom learning, gives First Aid students all of the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications.

COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE DURATION:

  • 3 day: 0930 to 1730 or
  • Night School: 7 evening sessions (3hrs 10 mins each)
  • or an alternative programme that has a similar contact time (22 hours)

COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE PRE REQUISITES:

  • Minimum age 16
  • Some experience of working with children

COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE CONTENT:

Students will cover the treatment of First Aid for adults, children and infants for a wide range of common conditions. This includes CPR, AED use, choking, unconsciousness, stroke, heart attack, angina, head injuries, bleeding and much much more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please review the full syllabus of both the;

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE:

COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE RATIO:

The class size can be as low as 3 students and can be up-to 12 students. Most practical session are carried out in pairs.

BOOKING THE COMBINED FAW & PFA COURSE:

This course is generally bespoke to a school and run on their premises however you can book as an individual on available dates below.

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