12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Qualification
The 2 day (12 hour) Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is based on the Ofsted guidelines for people who work with, or look after, children to enable them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with emergency first aid situations. The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations which can arise when working with or looking after children. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the paediatric first aider.
The aim of the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations specifically associated with children and babies. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider and the specific requirements of dealing with a sick or injured child or baby.
Who Should Take This Qualification ?
You should take this course if you work with, look after or have a responsibility for children and / or babies. This may mean that you work to the guidelines laid down in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) ,to local authority requirements or to Ofsted requirements. Alternatively, you may just wish to learn more about administering First Aid to children and babies.
There are no prerequisites for this course. You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid, but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details. Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.
What Will I Learn ?
During the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid you will complete two units. The first will teach you to deal with emergency situations involving children and babies, such as performing CPR or dealing with a choking child. You will also learn how to be a good first aider, how to deal with a first aid situation and the unique requirements of caring for children and babies. The second unit will help you deal with illness and further injury to children and babies. Topic such as Spinal Injuries, Poisoning, Extremes of Heat and Chronic Medical Conditions are covered, along with further insight into injuries such as burns, fractures and wounds.
The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid has two units that learners are required to complete.
- Emergency Paediatric First Aid (7 Assessments)
- Unconscious Casualty
- Child CPR And Safe Use Of An AED
- Infant CPR And Safe Use Of An AED
- Choking Casualty (Paediatric)
- Paediatric Wounds, Bleeding And Shock
- Catastrophic Bleeding (Optional Extra)
- Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
- Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries And Emergencies (3 Assessments)
- Management Of Paediatric Fractures
- Management Of Anaphylaxis
- Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory
The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid usually takes two days to complete.
You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.
Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
The 1 day (6 hour) Level 3 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid is ideal for people who work with or look after children, enabling them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with paediatric emergency first aid situations. To meet EYFS or Ofsted requirements you will still need a minimum number first aiders who hold a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Annual Refresher)
The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Annual Refresher) qualification has been specifically designed to allow qualified paediatric first aiders to refresh their knowledge and practise essential paediatric first aid skills every year until requalification training is required.
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work & Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Combined
The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Qualification is ideal for those who work in settings that require both first aiders and paediatric first aiders, such as schools, sports clubs or other childcare settings. The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Qualification is recognised by both the HSE & Ofsted.
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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Statement
We have taken a number of steps to ensure our training is safe and conforms to all current guidance and legislation. Should there be a change in guidance or legislation we may need to amend our schedule or offer learners free transfer to a new training date. Read more on our blog post on Safe & Socially Distanced First Aid Training here. Guidance and Legislation has also impacted the venues that we use, and the requirements of those venues.
We are also updating our schedule regularly to suit client requirements and work around limited venue availability.
Open Dates for Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
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