Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Qualsafe Level 3 Award

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children.

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

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Programme Outline

Learn the practical skills needed to help save lives in a first aid emergency.

  • Assessing an incident
  • Dealing with an unconscious infant or child
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation on infants and children
  • Choking
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor injuries

Emergency Paediatric First Aid at Work

Training and assessment details.

Course Duration: One-day programme delivered at your premises now available as blended learning. Half day zoom and half day in the classroom.

Assessment method: Activities, practical assessment and a multiple choice exam

Ofqual accredited: Yes


Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression: Requalification is mandatory every three years by taking the one-day requalification course

Course Cost: £450 for up to 12 delegates


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