HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

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Course Overview

Learners gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment.

The topics covered 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.

 

Who is the Paediatric First Aid course for?

This qualification is aimed at those who wish 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 industry.

What does the HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid course cover?

  • Identify the responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Describe suitable first aid equipment, including personal protection, and how it is used appropriately
  • Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record, and how to record it.
  • Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a scene survey
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
  • Identify when and how to call for help
  • Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the appropriate recovery position
  • Describe how to continually assess and monitor an infant and a child whilst in your care
  • Identify when to administer CPR to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
  • Demonstrate how to administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin
  • Describe how to deal with an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure
  • Differentiate between a mild and a severe airway obstruction

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the paediatric first aider
  • Assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
  • Provide first aid to an infant or child who:
  • Is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Is wounded and bleeding
  • Is suffering from shock
  • Has a suspected fracture and a dislocation
  • Has a head, a neck and a back injury
  • Has conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • Has a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • Is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • Has sustained an electric shock
  • Has burns or scalds
  • Has been poisoned
  • Has been bitten or stung

How is this Course Assessed?

The qualification is assessed through practical and oral questioning throughout the duration of the course by the tutor. A 30-minute multiple-choice examination will take place at the end of the course.

Pre-course preparation

There are no prerequisites for this qualification however it is advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 or equivalent in literacy or numeracy.

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This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The course is one day in length.

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