Paediatric First Aid
Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) 2 day course
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 15 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.
Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.:• the roles and responsibilities of a first-aider• 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
£120 p vat per person discounted to £1100 plus vat per group of 10
Non Accredited courses are also available at £90 p vat per person