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 an OFQUAL regulated and QNUK accredited first aid course that is nationally accepted and recognised throughout the UK. This course is ideal to complement the Paediatric First Aid colleagues that are already on your site.

This course will give learners those essential skills and knowledge to be an emergency paediatric first aider in the workplace.

Learning how to successfully manage an unconscious casualty who is breathing or who is not breathing.

How to give lifesaving CPR and use an AED safely, confidently, and competently.

Emergency paediatric first aiders will learn how to successfully manage a casualty who has a wound, minor bleed, burn, or scald.

Also gaining the knowledge and skills to help a casualty who may be suffering from a severe choke, medical shock, or having a seizure.

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.

Pricing is per person you only pay for what you need and not for what you don’t need.

This is fully inclusive and includes certification and training manuals

Min 3 people – Maximum 12

From £37 + vat per learner

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 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.

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 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 certificate, a PDF copy of the 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.

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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