Course Content

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.

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to children and/or babies. This qualification fulfils Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and child-minders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within the Child Care Register Guide).

Over a 2-day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including:

 

  • assessing an emergency situation,
  • dealing with an unresponsive infant or child,
  • CPR,
  • choking,
  • meningitis,
  • head and spinal injuries,
  • anaphylaxis,
  • asthma

 

How you will be assessed?

Formative assessments – a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers – there is 1 paper per unit for each Learner.

 

Duration

2 day course: £90pp + VAT

Qualsafe certification will be awarded upon full completion of the course.


If you would like to make a booking for a training course please contact us on 01482 426925 or email lauren@aircotraining.co.uk for more details.