HABC Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or those responsible for caring for infants and children who are not required to have an Ofsted/EYFS qualification, but want to learn about emergency paediatric first aid.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 10 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks of 6 hours.
These include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric firstaider, be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally, be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction, how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock and how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with anaphylaxis.