TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) - (EPFA)
CPD Certified Training Approved by Skills for Care

This qualification is designed for those learners 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.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements and it is the latest 2019 version laid down by the Awarding Organisations.

Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 14.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
QAN: 601/4231/5
Level: 3
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 10
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification
  • Parents
  • Families
  • Nannies (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 days or blended Paediatric First Aid course)
  • Au Pairs (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 days or blended Paediatric First Aid course)
  • Childminders (ensure that you do not actually require the full 2 days or blended Paediatric First Aid course)
  • Child care workers

This course comes with 10.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes:   Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider 

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider 
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others 
  • 1.3 Differentiate between an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid 

2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey 
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child 
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary 

3. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using an infant and a child manikin 
  • 3.3 Justify when to place an infant or a child into the recovery position 
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the recovery position 
  • 3.5 Demonstrate continual monitoring of breathing for and infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position 
  • 3.6 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing a seizure 

4. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: Mild or Severe 
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking 

5. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding for an infant and a child 
  • 5.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding 

6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

  • 6.1 Recognise when an infant or a child is suffering from shock 
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock 

7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid for: • Bites • Stings • Small cuts • Grazes • Bumps and bruises • Small splinters • Nosebleeds 
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