Emergency Paediatric First Aid
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 is a popular first aid course to complement your Paediatric First Aid members of staff, you will learn how to safely manage an unconscious casualty who is breathing and how to give lifesaving resuscitation to a casualty who that has stopped breathing too, you will also learn how to use an AED safely and competently.
You will also learn on this Ofqual approved emergency paediatric first aid course how to treat burns and scalds, and how to give assistance to someone who is choking, as well as providing treatment for cuts, grazes, bleeds, insect bites, medical shock, and a lot more during your training day too.
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)
6 guided learning hours (1day).
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 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.
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.
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.