Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Key Qualification Facts
As a Training Organisation, This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
Qualification number: 603/0907/6
Learning aim reference: 60309076
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Practical demonstration and written questions
Contact Hours: 6
Guided learning hours (GLH): 6
Total qualification time (TQT): 8
In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
- Be a minimum of 16 years of age.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.
Learners must be physically fit to complete this qualification. Tasks will involve completing CPR (chest compressions), recovery position and performing tasks on the floor.
This Qualification is available as a Classroom version.
How do I book onto the Course?
You can book your place online or contact us on 07935 095 390
You can also email us at [email protected]
Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.
Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Unit number: M/615/3891
1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
1.1 Explain the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Identify when to use personal protection equipment when providing first aid
1.4 Identify contents of a paediatric first aid kit
1.5 Identify the need to complete an accident report/incident record
1.6 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment
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
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
3.1 Place an infant and a child in the recovery position
3.2 Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
3.3 Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure
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
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
5.1 Identify when choking is:
5.2 Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
6.1 Explain the types and severity of bleeding in infants and children
6.2 Control external bleeding
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.1 Recognise an infant or a child who is suffering from hypovolemic shock
7.2 Administer first aid to an infant or child who is suffering from hypovolemic shock
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries
8.1 Explain how to administer first aid for:
• Small cuts
• Bumps and bruises
• Small splinters
• Nose bleeds.
- Advice services
- Children and families
- Community development
- Health and wellbeing
- Older people
- Volunteer development
- Young people
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