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.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is an ideal course to complement the Paediatric First Aid members of staff on a site in a childcare environment.

Learners will learn and revisit those essential skills on how to provide safe and effective CPR to a casualty who has stopped breathing and how to use an AED safely and confidently too. Learners will also learn how to place a casualty in the recovery position to keep the casualty’s airway open and keep them safe till emergency services arrive on the scene.

Choking is quite a common occurrence and learners will learn how to provide essential and effective treatment for a casualty (adult, child, and infant).

Learners will also learn and revisit those skills how best to provide effective treatment to a casualty who may be suffering from hypovolaemic shock, having a convulsive seizure.

This emergency paediatric first aid course also includes how best to provide treatment to a child or an infant with minor bleed(s) minor wound(s), minor burns and scalds.

This qualification is regulated by OFQUAL and accredited by QNUK

Emergency paediatric first aid course meets all current guidelines laid down by the UK Resuscitation Council, EYFS, OFSTED and the Department of Education.

Our Pricing

Our pricing is Clear and Transparent and the price we quote is the price you pay.

This includes all certification, glossy training manuals, giveaways etc.

Min 3 people – Maximum 12

More than 12, not a problem we will send an additional trainer.

From £41 per person

OFSTED changed the guidelines in 2017

In April 2017 OFSTED changed 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.

Our QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been 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 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)

emergency paediatric first aid course

Course Duration

6 guided learning hours (1day).

Course Tests

Practical and visual observations during your training days and a final 15 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.

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.

This course is also available as an open course option at our training centre in Rugby Warwickshire.

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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