Emergency Paediatric First Aid

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Level 3 Award Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Designed for anyone wanting to become qualified in administering first aid to children and infants.

Who should attend?

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death. 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.

Qualification

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. This is an Ofqual registered course and certificates are valid for 3 years.

Length of Course:

1 day

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What we cover on this First Aid course

first aid tick  Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
first aid tick  Assessing an emergency situation
first aid tick  Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
first aid tick  Recovery position
first aid tick  CPR and AED
first aid tick  Choking

first aid tick  Minor injuries
first aid tick  Bites and stings
first aid tick  Seizures
first aid tick  External bleeding
first aid tick  Hypovolaemic shock

Pre-requisites

No previous First Aid knowledge is required to attend this course. Due to the course content learners should be able to deal with stressful situations. If this course is delivered in-house the organisation are responsible for assessing the suitability of learners to carry out this role.

Assessment

Assessment will be practical via observations carried out by the course trainer and a written multiple choice assessment paper.

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Ready to book your Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course

You can book a place on one of our public courses at a cost of £80 per person or you can book an in-house course, prices are structured as follows:

1-3 delegates- £80 per person

4-6 delegates- £300

7-9 delegates £375

10-12 delegates £425

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