First aid courses:

STA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Regulators:

Ofqual

Qualification Number: 603/1187/3

Title: STA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Credit Value: 2 Credits

Pre-Requisites:

  • Be 16 years of age or older

Validity of Award:

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Length of Course:

12 Recommended Guided Learning Hours

Course Information:

This qualification covers:

 

  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Meningitis
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Bites
  • Stings
  • Small cuts
  • Grazes
  • Bumps and bruises
  • Splinters
  • Nose bleeds
  • Fractures
  • Eye, ear and nose injuries
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Febrile convulsion
  • Heat and cold injuries
  • Electric shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Sudden poisoning

Mandatory Units:

  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

Assessment Criteria:

  • Continual assessment by the course tutor
  • Complete 2 worksheets during the course
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out CPR on a child and infant manikin
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out first aid for an unconscious casualty
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out first aid for a child in an emergency situation