Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Overview

The IQL Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid is a one-day course which covers a wide range of CPR and First Aid skills related to children and includes the Emergency Paediatric First Aid syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply emergency first aid to a range of specific injuries and illness.

This course will provide the learner with an IQL Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification, which is accredited by Ofqual. The award is valid for three years as of the date of assessment.

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is 6 hours over one day. The course comprises of practical work and theoretical classroom work, including practical assessment on CPR and first aid.

Every candidate must establish prior to commencement of training for the Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification that they will be 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment.

Course Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

Understanding the role of the paediatric first aider

How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally

How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock

How to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively

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

How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally

How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding

 

Assessment

Emergency Paediatric First Aid is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

(Dates to be confirmed)