First Aid needs of children, varies, from those of adults. This course is for anyone over the age of 16 that comes into contact with or works with, infants and children. This one-day course covers the basic skills of CPR and First Aid related to children and infants. On completion, candidates obtain a Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid. The Emergency Paediatric First Aid is endorsed by CIMSPA which means that training has been quality assured by CIMSPA and is delivered by a CIMSPA education partner. It is also in line with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF).
About the Course
The Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to administer first aid to children and infants.
The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years.
Emergency Paediatric First Aid is six hours and can be delivered in one day or split into smaller sessions over a four week period from the start of the course.
Specifically, anyone who comes into contact with or works with infants and children; parents and families with young children.
- Understanding the role of the paediatric first aider
- How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
- How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
- How to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
- How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
- How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
- How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding
To re-qualify, learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. For Emergency Paediatric First Aid this will be the same as the initial course of 6 hours.