Paediatric First Aid Diploma

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Learn the necessary first aid and be prepared for any emergency with this Paediatric First Aid Diploma course. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

This course has been designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of how to administer first aid care to children, with step-by-step guidance from an experienced instructor. You will receive expert training in all areas of paediatric first aid, from how to conduct a first aid needs assessment, to performing CPR on an unresponsive child.

This course is ideal for those who have children or work with children, such as teachers and paediatric nurses. With case studies and practical exercises, you will gain real-world knowledge of how to deal with a range of first aid situations, including how to detect signs of illness and shock.

Learning Objective:

  • Learn the fundamentals of paediatric first aid, from the first aid kit to emergency procedures
  • Understand what should be included in a first aid needs assessment and the key principles of assessment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to perform CPR and know how to proceed when a child is unresponsive
  • Broaden your knowledge of common injuries, accidents and illnesses, and know how to detect the signs of illness in a child
  • Learn the procedures for dressing wounds and treating burns, cuts, sprains and grazes
  • Know when to call emergency services and understand the steps to be taken after an accident occurs
  • Become a qualified paediatric first aider and be the point of call for any accidents and incidents
  • Be able to assess any emergency situation safely and with professionalism
  • Understand how to provide quality first aid for a child who is choking, bleeding, suffering from shock or from insect bites and stings
  • Recognise when an infant or child is suffering from shock, and understand what safety measures to take

Who is This Course for?

This endorsed first aid training course is ideal for those are looking to become qualified Paediatric First Aiders, as well as those who work with children, such as teachers, social workers and childminders. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules, that you may study part-time or full-time. 

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £78. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path:

This beginners training course is internationally-recognised and provides learners with the fundamental skills and knowledge to administer first aid care to children as a qualified first aider. The course is ideal for those who work in the following professions: 

  • Teachers/Teaching Assistants
  • Child Social Worker
  • Childminder
  • Paediatric Registered Nurse
  • Child Psychologist

Course Curriculum

Paediatric First Aid Level 1
Module: 1 – Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
Module 01: Introduction to Paediatric First Aid 00:18:00
Assessment Module 1
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
Module: 2 – Assessment and Assistance
Module 02: Assessment and Assistance 00:22:00
Assessment Module 2
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
Paediatric First Aid Level 2
Module: 3 – Loss of Responsiveness and CPR
Module 03: Loss of Responsiveness and CPR 00:20:00
Assessment Module 3
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
Module: 4 – Paediatric First Aid for Common Illnesses, Injuries and Incidents
Module 04: Paediatric First Aid for Common Illnesses, Injuries and Incidents 00:38:00
Assessment Module 4
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
Paediatric First Aid Level 3
Module 5: First Aid for Acute Medical Conditions
Module 05: First Aid for Acute Medical Conditions 00:22:00
Assessment Module 5
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
Module: 6 - Call for an Emergency
Module 06: Call for an Emergency 00:14:00
Assessment Module 6
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Paediatric First Aid Diploma 00:10:00
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