Child First Aid Course for Infant / Child Care Providers

Avanta Global

Course introduction

Course Overview The Child First Aid Course is a compulsory course for childcare and pre-school professionals under the Early Childhood Development Agency's licensing framework. The aim of the course is to provide relevant knowledge and skills in rendering first aid treatment to a child or infant during any emergency at the childcare or pre-school centers

Course Benefits

Recognise a medical emergency situation involving children and infants
Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency
Perform the necessary and correct first aid treatment to a child/infant casualty based on their injuries
Perform CPR on children and infants during an emergency
Perform the Necessary first aid treatment for Foreign body airway obstruction on children and infants

Course Pre-Requisites

• ESS Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 and above
Medical Fitness
• Does not have any history or underlying medical heart and lung conditions or any physical disabilities/problems such as knee, spinal or joints injury (please consult your doctor to get the necessary clearance to undertake the CPR practice and assessment)
• Pregnant ladies are highly discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons

Target Audience

Who Should Attend?
Any individuals with interest in first aid or compulsory course for childcare and pre-school professionals under the Early Childhood Development Agency’s (ECDA) licensing.

Course Outline

1. Duties and Responsibilities of a First Aider
2. Handling and Transportation of the Injured
3. Unconsciousness
4. Circulation and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
5. Circulatory System, Wounds, Bleeding and Shock
6. Poisons, Bites and Stings
7. Bones, Joints, Muscle Injuries
8. Burn Injuries
9. Respiratory Choking and Breathing Difficulties

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

WSQ Approved Trainer

WSQ Approved trainer by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA)