Paediatric First Aid (Blended)

6 hours classroom and 6 hours online

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EYFS and Ofsted Compliant

Onsite or Open Courses

Discount on multiple bookings

Who is this for?

This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a paediatric first aid qualification to meet the early years foundation stage requirements.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF) is seen as the most common qualification for early years practitioners and is delivered over 2 days.

This course is the blended way of completing the qualification. For the more traditional 2 days training click here.

How ‘blended learning’ works

Learners will complete 6 hours online training before attending 6 hours of face to face training. In order to complete the qualification this way, all online training must be completed before attending the practical day. This will be confirmed on arrival to the training venue. Learners will have a maximum of 10 weeks to complete online elements.

The online element does not need to be completed in one session. You have the flexibility to learn parts of the course at your own pace. If you are unsure or have a question please email us at: contact@emeraldfirstaidtraining.co.uk

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Qualifications Network UK

This course is regulated by QNUK, one of the most recognised Awarding Bodies within the first aid sector. By undertaking regulated training, this removes the need for employers to complete due diligence on the course. For more details check out our blog about regulated vs non regulated

Learners will be taught the following:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid to an child or infant who is unresponsive (CPR, defibrillator and recovery position)
  • Be able to provide first aid to an child or infant who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a child or infant with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a child or infant who is suffering from shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a child or infant with bites, stings and minor injuries (bumps, bruises, nosebleeds)
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with an acute medical condition or sudden illness (diabetes, asthma, alergic reaction, meningitus and febrile convulsions)
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing extremes of body temperature (hyperthermia and hypothermia)
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained an electric shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with burns and scalds
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected poisoning
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with anaphylaxis

This qualification requires learners to be able to complete 100% of the practical activities which include:

  • Primary Survey
  • CPR on child and infant
  • Recovery position of child and infant
  • Defibrillation of a child and infant
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Slings
  • Spinal injury
  • Auto adrenaline injector (Epi-pen, Jext and Emerade)

As well as the practical elements, learners will need to achieve a mark of 70% or more in an examination taken at the end of the course. This is a multiple choice exam of 40 questions of which a minimum of 28 must be answered correctly.

On completion of both practical and theory elements, a certificate is issued which is valid for 3 years.

In October 2013, the way in which first aid courses were approved changed. This means that employers are now legally responsible for completing due diligence on any training provider they use.

There are two routes to doing this:

 

  • Regulated Training

    Choosing a training provider who offers Ofqual certification on their courses. The HSE state that you do not need to go through their checklist as the training provider offers Ofqual regulated qualifications and thus the training provider has already completed the due diligence for you.

 

If you have a group of learners who need training in this qualification, our best prices come from us being able to come to your venue.

We will work with you to ensure that your venue is suitable for training and your learners will receive the same great training as if they were attending one of our open courses.

Plus it gives you greater control over training dates and we can accomodate your training whenever you require it. Weekends, evenings and normal working week training available.

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