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) and also is accredited by Qualifications Network UK   this first aid qualification is nationally recognised and widely accepted throughout the UK.

This means for you as a business owner that you are fully covered in regards to no further due diligence is required by you because the first aid course is a regulated qualification and meets all the requirements under current Health & Safety (First Aid) requirements.

Emergency paediatric first aiders are ideal to complement the Paediatric First Aiders that you already have on your site.

In just 6 hours of guided learning, your learners will gain the skills, knowledge, confidence, and competence to be able to give a casualty effective CPR to a non-breathing casualty, they will be able to use an AED safely and competently.

Your learners will 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.

Gives you the employer the reassurance and confidence that the first aider can be counted upon in a first aid emergency to act quickly and confidently to manage the incident till the emergency services arrive if required.

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

Pricing starts from £280 + vat for 3 learners.

Each additional learner is £25 + vat.

Min 3 – Max 12 learners per trainer

Contact us for a detailed quote for your first aid course

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 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

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 A4 size Ofqual regulated certificate.
  • A PDF copy of the certificate.
  • Plastic wallet/purse size 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.

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.

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