Paediatric First Aid course syllabus includes
Understand the role and responsibilities of a 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
- has injuries to head, neck, or back
- is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)
- has suspected fracture
- has a foreign body in eyes, ear, or nose
- has minor burns or scalds
- is having a seizure
- has had an electric shock
- has sudden poisoning
- is suffering from anaphylactic shock
- has diabetes
- has asthma
- has meningitis
- has allergic reactions
- has febrile convulsions
12 guided learning hours (2 days).
Practical observations during your training days and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.
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 Paediatric First Aid at Work (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.
It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent
This qualification is for those over 14 years of age.
Candidates should be physically capable of providing first aid, such as CPR to a casualty on the floor.
This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the protocols meet current UK guidelines.