15. December 2019 - 9:30
Prendergast School, London
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1 day Emergency Paediatric First Aid Lewisham SE4 (2019-2020 dates) | Sunday, 15. December 2019

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who care for children in any professional setting (e.g. nannies, child-minders, nursery workers and au pairs), and is specifically aimed at newly qualified level two or three early years childcare staff. 

The emergency paediatric first aid course is recognised by Ofsted for Early Years (EYFS) and meets Childcare Registration requirements.

Pre Requisites

This qualification is for those over 16 years of age. 

It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent. 

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

This course can be taught as a RQF Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Duration: This course covers at least 6 hours of training and is usually run over 1 day 

Prices depend on the certificate option, either a standard certificate of a RQF certificate. The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid training pack.

The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid training pack.

Please contact us to enquire about holding a course at your own venue or workplace


Course Content includes:

The roles and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider

Priorities of First Aid

Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position

Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR

Fitting and seizures 



Shock and Bleeding – grazes, splinters, embedded objects, amputated parts, bruising, nose bleeds, objects in eyes, ears, 


Continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR, choking and a multiple choice paper (if you have chosen the RQF externally assessed certificate), Please note that this course is practical and candiates will be required to demostrate practical first aid skills.  Candadates are also advised to alert the trainer if you have any medical issues /injuries and illiness and learning difficulties that would effect your particpation on the course. Reasonable adjustments can be put into place.



Upon completion of this course, students will receive a RQF certificate valid for 3 years. In order to retain their First Aid qualification, students will need to attend another 6 hour course and receive certification for a further 3 years.

The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders complete an annual refresher course to keep their skills up to date and in line with any changes in First Aid procedures.