Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Ideal for those that work in Childcare workplaces with a Paediatric First Aider on site

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Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/0560/5

Description: This qualification provides the knowledge and skills for first aiders working in early years environments.

Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding of emergency paediatric first aid as outlined by the Department of Education, September 2016.

This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is an ideal first aid course to complement  Paediatric First Aid  members of staff, this course will give you those essential the skills to successfully manage an uncoscious casualty, and how to give life saving CPR to a casualty who has stopped breathing.  You will also learn how to safely, confidently and competently use an AED.

As well as learning all about CPR and AEDs on this Ofqual approved Emergency Paediatric first aid course you will also learn how to provide essential life saving treatment for a casualty who is choking, also how to provide treatment to a casualty going into hypovolaemic shock or having a convulsive seizure. You will also learn how to give assistance to a casualty who may have a bleed(s), minor wound(s) or minor burn(s) in this comprehensive Emergency Paediatric First Aid course.

Emergency paediatric first aid course is an Ofqual approved qualification and is accredited by Qualifications network and meets all current guidelines of the Department of Education and EYFS too.

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid course syllabus includes

Understand the role and responsibilities of an Emergency Paediatric First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Be able to provide first aid for an Infant or Child who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)

Course Duration

7 guided learning hours (1day).

Course Tests

Practical observations during your training days and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.

Course Qualification

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This is valid for 3 years from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

Course Pre-requisites

It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is for those over 16 years of age. Candidates should be physically capable of providing first aid, such as CPR to a casualty on the floor.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

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Our pricing is per person and not per group so you only pay for what you need and not what you don’t need.

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