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Level 3 CPD Award in Paediatric First Aid

Oplex Careers, Online
60 hours
250 GBP
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Course description

Level 3 CPD Award in Paediatric First Aid:

The online Paediatric First Aid course will discuss the key skills and knowledge to confidently provide first aid for children. This course will provide insight and understanding into this supporting children and providing quality care in an emergency and keeping them safe to prevent harm and injury, giving learners the skills and knowledge to confidently work in this field.

Course Syllabus

The Paediatric First Aid course is split into the following modules:

• Learning First Aid
• Role of First Aiders
• Requirements in Childcare

• Initial Assessment
o Primary Survey
o Secondary Survey
• Calling for Assistance
• Prioritising Actions

• Common Illnesses
o Anaphylaxis
o Asthma Attack
o Seizures
o Hypoglycaemia
o Hyperglycaemia
o Meningitis
o Hypothermia
o Heatstroke
o Poisoning

• Common Injuries
o Choking
o Bleeding and Wounds
o Burns
o Bites and Stings
o Fractures and Dislocations
o Head Injuries

• Loss of Responsiveness
o Breathing
o Not Breathing
• First Aid for Physical Injuries

• First Aid for Illnesses
• First Aid for Incidents
o Choking
o Drowning

Role and Responsibilities
Assessment and Assistance
Common Illnesses
Common Injuries and Incidents
First Aid for Unresponsiveness and Injury
First Aid for Illness and Incidents
Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Paediatric First Aid course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Paediatric First Aid course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Paediatric First Aid course.

Course Duration

The online Paediatric First Aid course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Paediatric First Aid course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

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