Trying to help an injured or seriously unwell child can be frightening and difficult if you don’t know what to do. This course teaches you how to cope with injuries that commonly happen to children. It also discusses how to identify and deal with serious illness and life-threatening medical emergencies.
The Child First Aid Course (CFAC) is accredited by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and by the National First Aid Council (NFAC) of Singapore. This course is designed for those who work at child care centres and kindergartens, and for those who are responsible for the care and well being of infants and young children.
Participants will learn about common childhood emergencies, health and safety matters specific to infants and children, and first aid for infants and children. The course will be conducted over 3 days. Recertification courses will be conducted over 2 days. Participants will receive a CFAC certificate, valid for 2 years.
The course emphasises practical skills in an interesting, interactive learning environment. By successfully completing this course, you will: