QA Level 3 Award in

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This course is ideal for:

  • Nursery Workers
  • Teachers
  • Parents, Guardians or grandparents
  • Childminders

Course Description

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, seizures, external bleeding and more.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners should:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries
An adult giving CPR to a child sized manakin

What's Covered?

This course will go over:

  • A paediatric first aider's role & responsibilities
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Minimising risk of infection
  • Identifying an Infant or a child
  • Determining when assistance is needed
  • CPR
  • Recovery Position
  • Seizures
  • Choking (Mild/Severe)
  • Shock
  • External Bleeding
  • Bites
  • Stings
  • Small Cuts
  • Grazes
  • Bumps & Bruises
  • Small Splinters
  • Nose Bleeds

FAQs

How long is this course?

This course is 1 day long.

How long will my certificate be valid for?

Your certificate will be valid for 3 years after it is issued. You will then need to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

Who is this course intended for?

This qualification is for anyone who cares for children and infants; including parents, guardians, grandparents or people who have a professional involvement with children and infants.

What are the objectives of this course?

The objective of the course is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations when looking after children.

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QA L3 Paediatric Emergency First Aid

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(26/01/2021 - 26/01/2021)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

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