Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid Level 3

Qualsafe Accredited Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

This Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework. This course meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements under the Approved Carers Scheme.

The course is also QCF recognised and can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

This paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals and family members looking after children.

The course covers protocols, reporting procedures and how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children.

Who should attend?

Day nursery staff, nannies, teachers, parents and anyone working with children.

Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid Course Content

• Planning for first aid emergencies involving babies and children
• Dealing with emergencies involving babies and children
• Resuscitating babies and children
• Recognising and dealing with shock in babies and children
• Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock in babies and children
• Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock in babies and children
• Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to burns and scalds in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to choking in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to suspected fractures in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries in babies and children
• Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses of babies and
children
• Responding appropriately to eye injuries in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to bites and stings in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to the effects of extreme heat and cold in babies and children
• Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions in babies and children
• Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of babies and children
with chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anaemia and
diabetes
• Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illness

Course Assessment and Certification

Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid Assessment Structure

Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid Level 3 qualification is built from two units.

Level 3 Qualification Units

Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

Students must complete both units successfully to achieve the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric
First Aid (QCF) qualification.

All practical and written assessments must be passed to gain the qualification.

On completion, students will be qualified and certified.

Course: Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid Level3
Price: £100.00 Per Person (Exc. VAT) NB: Min 6 Max 12 candidates
Duration: 2 Day

Outcome: 
Two day course providing a regulated qualification – this course can be run at your location of work or your home – all our trainers are CRB checked and trained to a national vocational level. (Cost may be subject to additional travel expenses dependent on location).
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