Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Combined

Combining the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) into 3 extended days of classroom learning, this specially designed course enables candidates to gain the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications. Candidates will cover a range of topics needed to provide effective first aid for adults, children and infants including CPR and defibrillation, choking, stroke, head injuries, asthma and much more.

Intended Audience
The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Course 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.

Course Overview
Learners will develop the knowledge and practical competencies needed to provide effective first aid for adults, children and infants.

The learner will:

• Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
• Be able to assess an incident
• Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
• Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
• Know how provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
• Be able to conduct a secondary survey
• Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
• Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
• 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
3 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