Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

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.

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Emergency  Paediatric First Aid course is regulated by OFQUAL (England’s governmental regulator) is accredited by Qualifications Network UK  and meets EYFS, DfE, and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and requirements. Emergency paediatric first aiders are ideal to complement the Paediatric First Aiders.

In just 6 hours of guided learning, learners will have gained the skills, knowledge, confidence, and competence to be able to give a casualty effective CPR to a non-breathing casualty and they will be able to use an AED safely and competently. learners will also have the skills and knowledge to treat minor burns, scalds, and wounds, and be able to provide effective treatment for a casualty who is choking, having a seizure, or are in medical shock.

All of our First Aid Training courses are fully approved by Qualifications Network UK, meaning that as an employer you are completely covered under the HSE (first aid) regulations to protect and keep your employees safe within the workplace, giving you complete peace of mind that our first aid training meets the national industry standards.

Our Pricing

We offer competitive rates for training

Our pricing is per learner NOT per group.

Min 3 – Max 12 learners per trainer.

Pricing from £38.33 + vat per learner.

Our quote is fully inclusive.

EYFS changes the guidelines in 2021

In September 2021 the rules in regard to Paediatric first aid training for EYFS (Early Yeard Foundation Stage) for childcare setting such as children’s nurseries, kindergarten, primary schools, etc.

QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet these changes fully and if you work or wish to work in a childcare setting and be included in the staff-to-child ratios then this qualification will allow you to do that.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid course learning outcomes;

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)

emergency paediatric first aid course

Course Duration

6 guided learning hours (1day).

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (11 out of 15)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under examination conditions; i.e. students will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

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

This is valid for 3 years from the assessment date of the course.

Learners will receive;

  • An Ofqual regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate.
  • A certified PDF copy of the certificate.
  • Plastic wallet/purse size qualification card for wallet or purse.

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.

Course Progression

For learners who are looking at progressing further in first aid then QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF) or QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) would be a good choice.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

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

Book your date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run open courses from our centre in Rugby Warwickshire which are ideal for local businesses.

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