Overview:

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

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements. It is ideal for anyone who cares for infants and children or those who have gained a level 2 or 3 qualification and would like to be include in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency 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. This includes performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.

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
  • Seizures
  • External bleeding
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor injuries
  • Hypovolaemic shock

Assessment:

Candidates undertake practical assessments during the course plus a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

Certification:

On successful completion of the course, candidates will achieve a Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid from Qualsafe. The qualification is valid for 3 years but annual refreshers are considered best practice. The qualification meets Ofsted requirements and is Ofqual regulated.

Cost:

The course costs £95 per person inclusive of exam and registration fees. Delegates will also receive a Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid book.

Pre-requisites:

There are no entry requirements for this course, but you will need to be able to read and understand as well as write English.

Date:

Thursday 8th March 2018

Venue:

OCVA
Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1SS

There is no parking available, although we maybe able to assist those with disabilities. Please contact us to enquire if you have a disability. Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

Enquiries contact:

Charlotte
Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

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Registration:

Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

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Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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Accredited Paediatric First Aid Training (£95.00)

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