About the Course
This qualification is designed for learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment.
- Class Duration : 8-12 hours
- Lessons : 4-6
- Language : English
- Skill level : QCF Level 3
- Class Size : Maximum 12
- Certificate : Yes (assessment based)
Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.
These include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider, be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally, be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction, be able to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained an electric shock and how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.
To register onto this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of CEFR B1 Level in English or equivalent.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can either apply: online (through our website)or by downloading the application (fill it in by hand, scan through) and send it to us by email.
Yes, we would need proof of ID(valid driving license or passport). Demonstration or document proving English language level equivalent to B1.
No, you will not need to bring extra documents.
You will need to bring in a Job Centre Plus email/letter
One of our team members will call/email you confirming your successful application.
Yes, one of our team members will call/email you explaining why you have been unsuccessful.