1. Au Pair Training & Pediatric First Aid & CPR
Au Pair Training:
(day 1 only)
Au Pair Training, First Aid & CPR:
(day 1 & day 2)
Pediatric First Aid & CPR:
(day 2 only)
The training course is conducted over two consecutive days.
Day one: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Day two: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Training is conducted by a Pediatric ICU Nursing Sister and a Paramedic specialising in emergency response.
The Pediatric & First Aid course is certified by the American Heart Association and Resus Council of South Africa. Trainees will receive a certificate on completion of the course as their accreditation will be valid for 2 years. Trainees registered with Discovery Health Vitality will also receive 2500 points.
Course Content (Day 1):
Au Pair qualities & expectations, Challenges faced when being an Au Pair, Scenarios & emergency situations on duty, Caring for a baby or toddler, Challenges facing children, Child Stimulation (Games to play) Routine & structure, Aggression & Discipline, Homework, Assignments and Exam preparation, Health meals and lunch boxes (tips and preparation), Holiday fun, Interviewing skills, Employment act, Q&A.
Course Content (Day 2):
Home Safety, Temperatures, Febrile Convulsions, Baby Medication, Choking, SIDS, Drowning, CPR, Head Injuries, Burns, Insect Bites & Stings, Bleeds, Animal Bites, Allergic Reactions, When to see a Doctor.