QA Level 3

Forest Schools First Aid inc - Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This course is ideal for:

  • Forest School Leaders
  • Expedition leaders
  • Outdoor Activity Instructors

Course Description

This Course is made up of Two Units – Activity First Aid and QA L3 Peadiatric First Aid which makes it ideal for Forest School Leaders and people taking children on activities etc.

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the  first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of outdoor first aid situations.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners should:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the 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
One person helping another person whilst injured outside

What's Covered?

This course will go over:

  • A paediatric first aider's role & responsibilities
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and Defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric Shock
  • External Bleeding - including Catastrophic Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures
  • Recognition of Heart Attack and Stoke


How long is this course?

This course is 2 days long. And will include outdoor activities

How long will my certificates 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 course intended for?

Forest School Leaders

Activity Groups

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Forest Schools First Aid / Activity First Aid

(22/09/2022 - 23/09/2022)

Watling St Towcester Northants NN12 6LF

£115.00 + VAT

Spaces Left: 6

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