QA Level 3 Award in Certificate valid for 3 years Ofqual regulated 2 day course Paediatric First Aid(RQF)

Would you know what to do if a child in your care needed first aid?

 

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present. Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

 

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

 

• Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.

 

• Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.

 

• Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

 

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations. 

 

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

 

What’s Covered?

The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider

Assessing an emergency situation

Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child

Recovery Position

CPR and AED

Choking

Head, neck and back injuries

Fractures

Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions

Meningitis

Asthma

Febrile Convulsions

Seizures

Diabetic

Emergencies

Poisoning

Burns and scalds

Electric Shock

External Bleeding

Hypovolaemic

Shock

Eye, ear and nose conditions

Bites and stings

Minor Injuries

Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

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    For 25 years RP Training has been assisting companies and organisations ensuring they have qualified Lifeguard and First Aiders in the work place. This has been accomplished by training courses which are informative and appropriate to the specific needs of each company or organisation.    

As stated by law, it is the responsibility of all employers to ensure appropriate training, facilities and the provision of first aid. This provision should take into consideration all employees, contractors and facility users.

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