This is a two day course in “Pony Club” Emergency paediatric first aid and is taught by health care professionals that deal with these equestrian related injuries on a daily basis. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.
The course will be offered as optional to volunteers in 2018/2019 and can be added on to their one-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course, which they will have undertaken as a PC volunteer if completed within six weeks, this will then be offered at a discounted cost throughout 2018. Then in 2020 we will require volunteers to undertake this PC two-day course as a mandatory requirement. Again, each day can be done within six weeks on a date to suit your group or centre. The qualification will last 3 years.
The extra training will not only provide an EFAW qualification but also a nationally regulated OFQUAL level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid where you will learn how to be able to manage an ill/injured child in the event of an emergency. It consists of a range of subjects including fractures, shock, concussion, dealing with foreign bodies and various medical conditions for example recognising the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and much more…BOOK NOW