QA Level 3 Award in

Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This course is ideal for:

  • Teachers
  • Nursery Workers
  • Childminders

Course Description

Would you know what to do if a child in your care needed first aid?

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present. Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

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 and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 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 EYFS requirements.
  • Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

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

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

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
  • Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

FAQs

How long is this course?

This course is 2 days long.

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?

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to infants and children when dealing with:
• An emergency situation
• Chronic or sudden paediatric illness
• Paediatric injury

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QA L3 Paediatric First Aid

(24/09/2020 - 25/09/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

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(06/10/2020 - 07/10/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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QA L3 Paediatric First Aid

(08/10/2020 - 09/10/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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QA L3 Paediatric First Aid

(08/10/2020 - 09/10/2020)

Harlestone Rd Northampton Northants NN5 6AB

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QA L3 Paediatric First Aid

(10/10/2020 - 17/10/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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(05/11/2020 - 06/11/2020)

Rockingham Rd Kettering Northants NN16 8JX

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