Paediatric First Aid Award

Paediatric First Aid Award

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Paediatric First Aid Award

This course provides learners with the first aid skills they require to enter into the children’s workforce. The qualification is designed for learners who have responsibility for children, and will guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to paediatric first aid. On successful completion, learners will be qualified to administer first aid in the workplace or domestic settings.


Duration 2 days (9:00 - 4:00)
Study mode Full Time
Start date 20/06/2019
Campus TBC
Course code 73120-01

What you learn

Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies

Managing infection

Accident reporting

Assessing a scene for dangers

Assessing levels of consciousness

Recovery position

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)






How you will be assessed

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. These may include practical demonstrations and task-based assessments.

Entry requirements

Learners should be at least 16 years old.

What's next

This qualification will allow you to administer paediatric first aid as part of your current job role. It is valid for 3 years and then must be renewed if you wish to continue to practise paediatric first aid.

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