Course Overview

Course Name
QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Blended Learning
2 Days
Working with babies or children? Learn how to correctly manage a choking baby or a child, recognise symptoms for major childhood illnesses, and become proficient in administering effective first aid on paediatric casualties. Designed for learners on the OFSTED compulsory register, working in an early years setting in Nurseries and Montessori schools.
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Course Syllabus

Unit 1 – Emergency Paediatric First Aid

– Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
– Assess an emergency incident
– Manage an unresponsive baby or child breathing/not breathing
– Recovery position and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
– Choking
– Wounds and bleeds
– Managing shock
– Bites and Stings

Unit 2 – Managing paediatric injuries, Illness and emergencies

– Injuries to bones, muscles and joints
– Suspected head, spinal and chest injuries
– Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
– Burns, scalds and eye injuries
– Chronic medical condition – Sickle Cell, Diabetes, Asthma, Meningitis, Febrile convulsions
– Extremes of heat and cold
– Electric shock, Burn and scald injuries
– Poisoning
– Management of Anaphylaxis
– Minor injuries, small cuts, grazes, bruises, splinters, nose bleed

Assessment Method

Assessment method

The assessment methods for this qualification are:-

Practical demonstration

The practical assessment of the learners is conducted throughout the course. On-going assessment will involve learners demonstrating practical first aid skills across a number of areas.

Multiple-choice question paper

Each candidate is assessed by completing a multiple-choice question paper. Pass mark 70%.

What's Included

  • Expert instructions
  • Comprehensive manual
  • Qualification fees
  • Necessary equipment
  • Three-year certification
  • Reminder service
  • Speedy response to your questions or queries

Example Questions

Example question

A first aider should dress a small cut with:

A. Bandage
B. Plaster
C. Cotton wool


Duration: 2 Days

On-site price

£899.00 up to 12 learners (ex.vat)

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