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Emergency Paediatric First Aid – Level 3

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
Friday 21st September 2018

Time
1.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 2.00pm start. The workshop will finish by 5.00pm.

Cost

  • £70 per person for OCVA Members
  • £80 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
  • £95 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Course Venue 
OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

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.

  1. Complete the Google bookings form and register your details
  2. Make payment via PayPal within two working days of registering for the course. We’re using PayPal for this event. Select ‘pay with a debit or credit card ‘ if you don’t have a PayPal account (there’s no need to sign in to PayPal).

Step 1:

Step 2:

Choose payment type:

OCVA
Members
£ 70.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Charitable Organisations*
£ 80.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Non charitable rate
£ 95.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Course details at a glance

Date: 21st September 2018
Time: 1.45pm – 5.00pm
Cost: £70 – £95

Course venue

OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Enquiries contact

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Email training@ocva.org.uk or call us on 01865 251946

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