Places on this course are limited and priority will be given to play and childcare staff who regularly work outdoors with children and Forest School Leaders.  Those who have attended a Paediatric First Aid course within the last year are not eligible for a free place on this course.

Course content:

  • What is meant by First Aid.
  • How to manage incidents such as an unconscious casualty, choking, bleeding, asthma and
    anaphylaxis, burns and scalds, fractures, febrile convulsions, shock, anaphylactic shock, head, neck and back injuries, poisoning, bites and stings, the effects of extreme heat and cold.
  • The recovery position and resuscitation.
  • Chronic medical conditions.
  • What should be in a First Aid kit.

Links to the following Dimensions of the Bristol Standard:

  • D1 Values and Aims of the Setting
  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D10 Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Course details

Date:Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th March, 9.30am - 4.00pm & Thursday 16th March, 9.30am - 12.00pm - places available, book now.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members, however a £50 deposit per person booking is required to secure a place. 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups. £185 to all others.
Venue:Lawrence Weston Community Farm, Saltmarsh Drive, Lawrence Weston, BS11 0NJ. View a map
Tutors:Bristol Safety Ltd.
Refreshments:Tea, coffee & squash provided. Please bring your own lunch.
Funded by:Bristol Early Years and Childcare Service.
Please note:Bookings to be made on booking form only and accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 12 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:1st March.


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