QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) – 2 Days

Course Overview

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.

Course Content

  • The role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Minimising the risk of infection
  • Completing an accident report form
  • Scene survey/primary survey
  • Recovery position for an infant/child
  • Assist an infant/child who is experiencing a seizure
  • Infant/child CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • Choking
  • Types and severity of bleeding in infants/children
  • Control external bleed
  • Recognise an infant/child who is suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to infant/child suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid for minor injuries
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Neck/back injuries

  • How to recognise and manage:
    • Eye injuries
    • Diabetes
    • Asthma
    • Allergic reactions
    • Meningitis
    • Febrile convulsions
    • Extreme cold/heat
    • Burns and scalds
    • Poisons
    • Anaphylaxis

    Available Courses
    There are no upcoming events.
    Course Duration
    2 days
    3 years (recommendation of an annual refresher)
    Ongoing practical assessment will run throughout the course and two multiple choice written question papers

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