QA Level 3 Award in

Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Course

This course is ideal for:

  • Teachers
  • Nursery Workers
  • Youth Sports Coaches

Course Description

The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Course is ideal for those who work in settings that require both first aiders and paediatric first aiders, such as schools, sports clubs or other childcare settings.

Combining the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) into 3 extended days of classroom learning, this specially designed course enables candidates to gain the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications.

Candidates will cover a range of topics needed to provide effective first aid for adults, children and infants including CPR and defibrillation, choking, stroke, head injuries, asthma and much more.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners should:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider and paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries (Cuts, Brusies, Grazes, Minor Burns and Scalds)
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries (Small cuts, Grazes, Bumps and bruises, Small splinters, Nose bleeds)

What's Covered?

This course will go over:

  • A first aider's & paediatric first aider's role & responsibilities
  • Assessing an incident
  • Casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Heart attack and Angina
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Meningitis
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Seizures
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Wounds, bleeding and hypovolaemic shock
  • Chest injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Burns and scalds
  • Hypoxia
  • Hyperventilation
  • Minor injuries
  • Eye, nose and ear injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Electric shock
  • Incident reporting

FAQs

What certificates will I receive on completion of this course?

Learners that successfully complete this course will receive 2 separate certificates a QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) certificate and QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate.

How long is this course?

This course is 3 days long.

How long will my certificates be valid for?

Both your QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) certificate and QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate will be valid for 3 years after they are issued. You will then need to retake the qualification before each certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

Why combine these 2 courses?

Combining the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) into 3 extended days of classroom learning, allows for Learners to gain all of the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications.

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QA L3 Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

(01/12/2020 - 03/12/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

£250.00 + VAT

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QA L3 Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

(27/01/2021 - 29/01/2021)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

£250.00 + VAT

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QA L3 Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

(24/03/2021 - 26/03/2021)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

£250.00 + VAT

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