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Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Course Description

This qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to children and/or babies. Delegates will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including assessing an emergency situation, dealing with an unresponsive infant/child, CPR, choking, meningitis, head and spinal injuries, anaphylaxis and asthma.

Course Objectives

The delegate will understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider and be able to:

  • Assess an emergency situation safely.
  • Provide first aid for an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
  • Provide first aid for an infant/child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
  • Provide first aid for an infant/child who has a foreign body airway obstruction.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/child with external bleeding.
  • Provide first aid to an infant/child who is suffering from shock.
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis.
Suitable For

This qualification fulfils Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teaching staff, nursery workers and childminders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within the Child Care Register Guide).

Course Requirements

Delegates must be at least 14 years of age on the first day of training.

Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Duration One day.
LocationPilgrims Academy, Redhill, Surrey.
Price Open course: £115.00 per person inc. VAT (ask about our discounted rate for groups)
On-site training: £850.00 inc. VAT (up to 10 delegates)

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