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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the paediatric course the full qualification I need to work in a child care environment and is it OFSTED approved?

Yes, attending the 2 day Paediatric First Aid course will give you full certification requirement for all child care jobs.

If I fail the lifeguard assessment, can I re-take it?

Yes, you get 28 days from the original assessment day to re-take. The course trainer will give you more information on this should you fail.

Does the first aid course give you a certified qualification?

Yes, you will be qualified for 2 years. After this you will need to renew the qualification. Providing you renew before your current one expires this will be a shorter renewal course.

Do your course fees include the course material and assessment fees?

Yes, this is all included within the enrolment and course fees.

Is there a written paper involved in the assessment?

NPLQ, First Aid, AED and Paediatrics do not have any written tests involved in the assessment process. It is all verbal and practical assessments.

Do your courses include AED (defibrillator) training?

The trainer who is running the course will state whether they are including AED (defibrillator) within their course content. If they are, this will mean you will be certified to use the AED for 3 years upon successful completion of the assessment.

Do I have to attend every day?

Yes, the length of the course is set to ensure you attend the minimum training hours required.

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