Paediatric First Aid Courses

1 day Emergency Paediatric First Aid

This 1 day course has been designed for those who are required to act as an Emergency Paediatric First Aider for their workplace or organisation for the purposes of the Department of Education's Early Years Stage Framework. This course attracts a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification.

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During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations; including...

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Minor injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Seizures
  • External bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock

During the course each learner will be continuously assessed by the trainer on practical scenarios, including...

  • CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Choking casualty
  • Unconsciousness casualty
  • Wounds, bleeding & shock

In addition each learner will be required to complete a multiple choice theory paper based on the course content, which is marked by the trainer at the end of the course.

This course attracts a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) regulated and nationally recognised qualification, which is valid for 3 years.

Annual Refresher
Once qualified, learners are recommended to maintain their first aid skills and knowledge by attending a ½ day Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher Course.

To re-qualify as an emergency paediatric first aider, learners should attend another 1 day Emergency Paediatric First Aid at Work Course on or before the 3 year anniversary of their certificate expiry date.

The Location

  • Adequate lighting, ventilation & heating for the time of year
  • Adequate floor space & coverings for practical sessions
  • Close to male / female toilets and hand washing facilities
  • A proportionate size for the number of learners
  • Adequate exits in case of an emergency / fire
  • Free of intrusive noise for uninterrupted learning
  • Adequate seating for the number of learners
  • Power supply & blank wall for the digital presentation

The Learners

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Suitable for the task of learning
  • Able to provide photographic identification
  • Good physical health for the practical sessions

Our courses are fully inclusive of...

  • First Aid Certificates
  • First Aid Books