Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) 1 day course
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who has to deliver ﬁrst aid as part of their role in either childcare settings or a domestic environment.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 7 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks of 6 hours.
Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is choking or suffering from hypovolemic shock and how to treat minor injuries. r• assessing an emergency situation safely• CPR and AED• administering first aid to a choking infant or child• dealing with shock, scolds, bleeds, bites, stings and minor injuries• dealing with casualties with fractures, and spinal or head injuries
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.
£90 plus vat Discounted to £800 plus vat for groups of 10
Non accredited courses are also available at £70 p vat per person