- Unit 1 title: Emergency Paediatric First Aid
- Unit 2 title: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injury and Emergencies
- SCQF Level 6 Award – Full qualification requires Unit 1 and Unit 2
Qualification title: Award in Paediatric First Aid
The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.
Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage
This two-day qualification fulfils the requirements for paediatric first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Total qualification Time (TQT) is 15 hours, with at least 12 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) in the classroom over a minimum of 2 days plus independant pre and post course study. The qualification can be delivered over a maximum of a 6-week period with each training session being a minimum of 2 hours.
Syllabus: Paediatric First Aid
A range of subjects is covered including:-
- Role of the Paediatric First Aider
- Diabetic emergencies
- Primary survey
- Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
- Minor injuries
- Wounds, bleeding and shock
- Recovery position
- Febrile convulsions
- Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
- Extreme cold and heat
- Head, neck and back injuries
- Foreign bodies
- Electrical incidents
Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on the paediatric first aid course.
The paediatric first aid qualification is assessed both through practical demonstration and written assessment.
A learner must successfully pass both the written and practical assessments to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.
The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to re-qualify for a further three years.
£69.95 for the two days – can be delivered at your own venue or one of ours (minimum of six participants required to run)