Paediatric First Aid Courses

We currently offer 2 different courses depending upon your requirements:

  • Level 2 Emergency Paediatric First Aid (1 day)
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (2 day)

Level 2 – Emergency Paediatric First Aid (1 day)

 

Qualification title: Level 2 Emergency Paediatric First Aid

This comprehensive Level 2 Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification is a one-day course. It covers a wide range of CPR and First Aid skills related to children and includes the Emergency Paediatric First Aid syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply emergency first aid to a range of specific injuries and illness.

This course will provide the learner with a Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification, which is accredited by Ofqual. The award is valid for three years as of the date of assessment.

Duration

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is 6 hours in duration and can be delivered in one day or split into smaller sessions over a 4 week period. The course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, including practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • 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

Pre-requisites

Every candidate must establish prior to commencement of training for the Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification that they will be 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment.

Certification

Completed assessment reports will be forwarded to the Awarding Body for processing. A carbon copy of the Assessment Report Form will be retained by the candidate as proof of successfully gaining the award. IQL UK will despatch, by normal post, the EPFA certificate to the candidate’s home address.

The validity period of the award is three years from the date of the assessment.

Level 3 – Paediatric First Aid (2 day)

Qualification title: Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

This comprehensive Level 3 Paediatric First Aid qualification is a two-day course which covers a wide range of CPR and First Aid skills related to children and includes the Emergency Paediatric First Aid syllabus as well as also equipping the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illness.

This course will provide the learner with a Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) Paediatric First Aid qualification which is Ofqual accredited and meets the requirements of the Early Years and Child Care Register.

Duration

The PFA course duration is 12 hours and the course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, including practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

The course can be delivered over 2 consecutive days or can be delivered over 10 weeks from the start of the course.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered which will require the candidate to:

  • 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
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, a neck and a back injury
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung

 

Pre Requisites

Every candidate, prior to commencement of training for the PFA qualification must:

Be 16 years of age at the time of taking the PFA assessment;

 

Certification

Completed assessment reports will be forwarded to the Awarding Body for processing. A carbon copy of the Assessment Report Form will be retained by the candidate as proof of successfully gaining the award. IQL UK will despatch, by normal post, the PFA certificate to the candidate’s home address.

The validity period of the award is three years from the date of the assessment.

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