QNUK Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Who Is This For?

This qualification is typically delivered over 2 days. It is ideal for any early years practitioners requiring a paediatric first aid qualification, as outlined in the EYFS.

The qualification is particularly useful where only one first aider may be available. For example:

  • Childminders
  • School staff
  • Nurseries

Key Points

  • Regulated qualification
  • Meets EYFS requirements
  • 12 Guided learning hours (2 days)
  • Valid for 3 years
  • Certificate included
  • Assessed by MCQs and practical observation

Course Content

This qualification has been developed to meet the first aid training requirements outlined by the EYFS.

  • The course includes:
  • What is first aid?
  • First aid in the early years setting
  • Responsibilities of the first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Unconscious casualty management
  • Child and infant resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Minor burns
  • Breathing disorders
  • Seizures
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Childhood conditions
  • Allergic reactions
  • Heat and cold