HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Aimed at those who wish to become a Paediatric First Aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children

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

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.

This Paediatric First Aid course will 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

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.

How long is the course?

The course is one day in length.

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