QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, illnesses, injuries and emergencies which can arise when looking after children.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders.

Course Overview

Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Learners will:

• Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
• Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
• Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
• Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
• Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
• Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
• Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries
• Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture
• Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with head, neck or back injury
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears
and nose
• Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with an acute medical condition
or sudden illness
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme
heat and cold
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
• Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
• Understand how to provide first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis

Duration

2 days

Delegates

Maximum of 12

Location

The training can be held at your premises however if this is not suitable SHN Training Services Ltd can arrange a site for you.

Course detail courtesy of Qualsafe Awards