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?
The Paediatric First Aid course 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.
Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.
• 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 babysitters who want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. This is an Ofqual registered, regulated qualification. Certificates are valid for 3 years.
Length of Course:
What we cover on this First Aid course
This course consists of 2 units: Unit 1 Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Unit 2 Managing Paediatric illness, injuries and Emergencies
Unit 1 covers:
Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
Assessing an emergency situation
CPR and AED
Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
Unit 2 covers:
Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
Head and spinal injuries
Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose.
Chronic medical condition or sudden illness
Effects of extreme heat or cold
Burns and scalds
Bites and stings
Completion of records relating to illness, injuries and emergencies.
No previous First Aid knowledge is required to attend this course. Learners should be able to complete the physical activity of administering CPR. 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 in the workplace.
2 Multiple choice question papers and observation assessments.
Ready to book your Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
You can book a place on one of our public courses at a cost of £150 per person or you can book an in-house course, prices are structured as follows:
1-3 delegates- £150 per person
4-6 delegates- £600
7-9 delegates- £700
10-12 delegates £800