Paediatric First Aid Course

  • Paediatric First Aid

    From £50 + vat per person

 Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/0559/9

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 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.

Paediatric First Aid Course

Ofsted changed the rules regarding paediatric first aid training in April 2017 for EYFS (Early Year Foundation Stage) settings for workplaces such as nurseries, kindergarten, and primary schools.

This QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) meets these new guidelines and this is the course you need to do if you want to be included in staff; child ratios at your place of work.

Our Course Pricing

Our pricing is per person from a minimum of 3 people to a maximum of 12 people, pricing includes certification, glossy manuals, and giveaways.

Paediatric First Aid Course

Paediatric First Aid course is an ideal first aid course to complement  Emergency 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.

You will also learn on this first aid at work course how to provide appropriate treatment for a casualty with the following symptoms ‘neck, spinal injuries, bone and joint injuries, eye injuries, hypovolaemic shock, anaphylaxis, asthma, poisoning, diabetes, bleed(s), minor wound(s) or minor burn(s) in this comprehensive 2 days (12 guided learning hours) Paediatric First Aid course.

Paediatric first aid course is Ofqual approved and is accredited with Qualifications Network and meets all the current guidelines set out by the Department of Education, EYFS, and UK Resuscitation Council too.

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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

Course Duration

14 guided learning hours (2 days).

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 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.

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 14 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 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.

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