The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is a stand-alone qualification that matches the content of Unit 1 of the two-day full Paediatric First Aid course.
The emergency first aid training course would be the equivalent of 1 day of training and would need to be refreshed every 3 years in order for the staff member to keep counting in the ratios.
Who needs this qualification?
This Emergency Paediatric First Aid is primarily aimed at those working in child-care settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring with infants and children.
Candidates who have completed this qualification are also eligable to complete day 2 of the full paediatirc first aid course. There is a time scale of 6 weeks for this to be completed.
Unit 1 covers the following topics:
the role of the paediatric first aider dealing with emergencies management of an unconscious casualty management of a casualty who is not breathing normally CPR (baby, child & adult procedures) safe use of an automated external defibrillator management of a casualty who is choking recognition and management of anaphylaxis management of a casualty who is in shock management of a casualty who has a bleeding wound
It also provides the opportunity to practise the skills needed to administer first aid to an infant, child or adult who is:
unconscious not breathing choking bleeding from a wound and in shock
Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for 3 years.
Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can also be provided at an additional charge per person.
Duration: one-day (6 hours) Group size: Recommended 12 Maximum 15 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments Pre-requisite: None Suggested progression: Paediatric First Aid two-day (12 hours) Recommended annual refresher training; Requalification training every three years ; To book this training please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team by Telephone: 0116 305 5515 or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that training prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. This training can be provided at your venue, please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team for a quotation.