HABC Level 2 International Award in Paediatric First Aid

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Welcome to First Aid Box (FAB training)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is recommended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and to provide candidates, who are responsible for the welfare of infants and children, with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support first aid.

Topics covered

These include: understanding the role of the paediatric first aider; assessing emergency situations and acting safely and effectively; providing first aid for an infant and a child: who are unresponsive and breathing normally and who are unresponsive and not breathing normally; who is wounded and bleeding, who is suffering from shock.

Course Content

Define housekeeping

• Familiarize learners with the course content

• Responsibility of a Paediatric First Aider

• Minimizing the risk of infection to self and others

• First aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies

• Using first aid and personal protection equipment safely

• Information required to be included in an accident report/incident record and how to record it

• Reporting procedures following an accident/incident

• Definition of an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

• Conducting a scene survey

• Conducting a primary survey on an infant and a child

• When to call for help

• The information required to be given when obtaining assistance

• Assessing the level of consciousness of an infant and a child

• The reasons why an infant and a child should be placed in the recovery position

• Placing an infant and a child in the recovery position

• Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position

• Identifying when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally

• Administering CPR using an infant and a child manikin

• Assisting an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure

• Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is mild and severe

• Administering first aid to an infant and a child who is choking 

• The types and severity of bleeding

• The effects of severe blood loss on an infant and a child

• Controlling external bleeding

• Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid

• Recognizing an infant and a child who is suffering from shock

• Managing the effects of shock

• Common triggers for anaphylaxis

• Recognizing anaphylaxis in an infant and a child

• Administering first aid for an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

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6 hours [1 Day]

Up to 12 per course


This qualification is assessed by practical and knowledge assessments.


Successful candidates receive an A4 paper certificate and plastic credit card certificate. This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Our candidate packs include a full colour manual, student training kit & face-shield key-ring . Tea/coffee/refreshments
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