This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• Resuscitation Council (UK)
• Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
• Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications
This QA qualification is for people who work with or look after children, enabling them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with paediatric first aid situations.
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective paediatric first aid in situations which can arise when looking after children.
This qualification outlines a range of practical skills for providing first aid to infants and children. Learners will practise assessing and managing an incident and demonstrate how to treat a variety of serious conditions.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to refresh the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations. It is designed to help maintain skills and keep up to date with any changes to paediatric first aid procedures as recommended by the EYFS.
The purpose of this qualification is to refresh the first aid skills and knowledge of qualified paediatric first aiders and qualified emergency paediatric first aiders that are needed to provide effective first aid to children and infants.