Duration: 6 hours (1 day)

  Certification Type: Ofqual Qualification

  Certification Valid For (Months): 36


  Scheduled Courses
Start Date Time Venue Places Left
2019-11-25T09:00:00Z 2019-11-25T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-01-10T09:00:00Z 2020-01-10T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  
2020-02-17T09:00:00Z 2020-02-17T09:00:00Z West Denton Fire Station 12 Book Now  

  Course Overview:

The Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid provides learners with the knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations. This one day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant Basic Life Support, including parents, guardians and family members. This one day course can serve well as a refresher for the successful holders of the Paediatric First Aid - Level 3 Award in between renewals.


  Course Will Enable Learners To:

The purpose of the  Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to provide appropriate care and manage life threatening conditions, minor illness and injuries:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant / child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock.
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries.


  Assessment:

ssessment consists of:

  • 3 x practical assessments
  • 1 x theory assessment (multiple choice question paper)
  • continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.


  Certification / Qualification:

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. This is an Ofqual regulated qualification which is valid for three years.


  Daily Programme:

The course will generally start at 09.00 and finish at 16.00.


  Venue Information:

Public courses open to individiual delegate bookings take place at our dedicated training centre at West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne. We can also undertake training at your workplace or choice of venue, for privately booked courses for up to 12 delegates. Please call 0300 777 2717 or email us commercialtraining@neas.nhs.uk to discuss.