TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in industry.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.
Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
QAN: 601/4231/5
Level: 3
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 10
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification

This course comes with 10.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

Occupations that can use this course:

Parents
Families
Nannies (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)
Au Pairs (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)Childminders (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 day or blended Paediatric First Aid course)Child care workers

Curriculum:

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

1.1 Define responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe first aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies
1.4 Describe how to use first aid and personal protection equipment safely
1.5 Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record
1.6 Explain reporting procedures following an accident/incident
1.7 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

2 Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3 Identify when to call for help
2.4 Explain what information needs to be given when obtaining assistance

3 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
3.1 Assess the level of consciousness of an infant and a child
3.2 Explain why an infant and a child should be placed in the recovery position
3.3 Place an infant and a child in the recovery position
3.4 Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
3.5 Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure

4 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
4.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2 Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin

5 Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction

5.1 Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is mild and severe
5.2 Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking

6 Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
6.1 Describe the types and severity of bleeding
6.2 Explain the effect of severe blood loss on an infant and a child
6.3 Control external bleeding

7 Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.1 Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid
7.2 Describe how to recognise an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.3 Explain how to manage the effects of shock

8 Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis
8.1 List common triggers for anaphylaxis
8.2 Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant and a child
8.3 Explain how to administer first aid for an infant and a child with anaphylaxis