First Aid at Work Level 3 RQF HABC

First Aid at Work Level 3 RQF HABC

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Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the early years foundation stage. 

Duration 2 days
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 71828-01
Fee £140 per person

What you will study

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child:

  • who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation¬†
  • who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • with external bleeding
  • with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.

Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:

  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reaction
  • Meningitis
  • Croupe

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:

  • who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • who has sustained an electric shock
  • with burns or scalds
  • who has been poisoned
  • who has been bitten or stung
  • with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps, bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
  • with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • with head and spinal injuries
  • with anaphylaxis
  • who is suffering from shock.

How you will it be assessed?

Practical skills are assessed by continuous observation by the trainer and there is a written assessment paper to check your understanding.

Entry Requirements

Written and verbal understanding of the English language

What's Next

Refresher within 3 years to remain a qualified first aider.

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