Paediatric First Aid Course

Paediatric First Aid

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Paediatric First Aid Course

 Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/0559/9

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 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.

Paediatric First Aid Course

Ofsted changed the rules regarding paediatric first aid training in April 2017 for EYFS (Early Year Foundation Stage) settings for workplaces such as nurseries, kindergarten, and primary schools.

This QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) meets these new guidelines and this is the course you need to do if you want to be included in staff; child ratios at your place of work.

You can book separate dates for this course to fit in with your business operations, i.e. day 1 one week and day 2 the following week. 

Please let customer service know that you want to split the dates.

We also have an open course option at our training centre in Rugby Warwickshire.

During the current COVID19 pandemic we have implemented a number of new measures to ensure that the training we conduct is in line with governmental guidelines. You can learn more here.

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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

From £65 per person

Paediatric First Aid Course

Paediatric First Aid course is an ideal first aid course to complement the Emergency Paediatric First Aid staff colleagues.

On this Paediatric first aid course you will learn those essential lifesaving skills such as how to successfully manage an unconscious casualty and how to give life-saving CPR if they have stopped breathing and how to use an AED safely, confidently, and competently in a first aid emergency.

You will also learn on this paediatric first aid course how to provide appropriate treatment for a casualty with the following symptoms and conditions, if your casualty has neck, spinal, and head injuries, have broken a bone, has joint and ligament injuries, sustained an eye injury, suffering from hypovolaemic shock, having anaphylaxis reaction, suffering from asthma, suspected poisoning,  having a diabetic emergency, suffering from minor bleed(s), minor wound(s) and minor burn(s)  and scalds in this comprehensive 2 days (12 guided learning hours) Paediatric First Aid course.

Paediatric first aid course is Ofqual approved and is accredited with Qualifications Network and meets all the current guidelines set out by the Department of Education, EYFS, and UK Resuscitation Council too.

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Paediatric First Aid course syllabus includes

Understand the role and responsibilities of a 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
  • has injuries to head, neck, or back
  • is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)
  • has suspected fracture
  • has a foreign body in eyes, ear, or nose
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • has had an electric shock
  • has sudden poisoning
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • has diabetes
  • has asthma
  • has meningitis
  • has allergic reactions
  • has febrile convulsions

Course Duration

12 guided learning hours (2 days).

Course Tests

Practical observations during 2 training days and a final 45 multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.

Course Qualification

Delegates 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 Paediatric First Aid at Work (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 14 years of age.

Candidates should be physically capable of providing first aid, such as CPR to a casualty on the floor.

Geographical Coverage

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

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the protocols meet current UK guidelines.

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