Emergency Paediatric First Aid

For those with a professional interest in the health, safety and wellbeing of children and infants, this course covers relevant basic first aid and CPR. As a short course, it does not fulfil the requirements for Paediatric First Aid as set by EYFS and OFSTED.

This qualification is unit 1 of the two-day Paediatric First Aid course and ideal for new starters in childcare or where there are already a number of 2-day qualified staff that can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

Do you feel confident to provide first aid and CPR to a baby?

Being able to provide quick, decisive and effective first aid to children and infants in an emergency is an extremely important skill for anyone with responsibility for children.

From completing this course learners could progress by completing unit 2 and being awarded the full 2-day Award in Paediatric First Aid.

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is an approved course, so you can be certain that the quality of training and first aiders in your organisation are of the standard you need.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Courses in Norfolk and SuffolkBased in Norfolk all our First Aid courses are available throughout the UK.

Our First Aid courses are taught by experienced professionals who have worked in or are still involved in healthcare. Our skills range from health and social care to public events first aid management.

 

Course Duration
1 Day

Re-Qualification Period
3 Yearly

OFQUAL Credit Value
1 Credit

About This Training Course

The identified aims of our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course are:

To promote health and well-being of children and infants.
To provide learners will the ability to administer first aid to children and infants that have been injured or become unwell.
To save lives through quality CPR and AED resuscitation skills.

The objectives of this course are:

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking.
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding and minor injuries, bites and stings.

This course covers the following topics:

Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider.
Primary survey on an infant and a child and place an infant and a child in the recovery position.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally.
Minor injuries, bites and stings.
Hypovolaemic shock.

This course is normally delivered between the hours of 09:00 – 17:00.

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

We offer the full range of first aid training courses including:

  • First Aid At Work (3 Days)
  • First Aid At Work (2 Days)
  • Basic Life Support (Half Day)
  • CPR & AED Training
  • Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Paediatric First Aid (2 Day)

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee. We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply). We also offer public courses which can be booked online via our website. Click Here To See Upcoming Courses. If you would like to know more or book this course, please contact 01508 218 017
Yes! All our first aid courses are compliant with HSE legislation and requirements.
OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK. This means the FAA qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards. Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.
Yes we do! We offer a huge range of first aid equipment and supplies. What’s more, all of our training clients get 10% discount on our store- for life!