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FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  First Aid Awards Ltd (FAA). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (FAA) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.

What is the FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?

Category: First-Aid
Level: Beginner

Level 3 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 6 in Scotland.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards. FAA are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation. The qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

The qualification is delivered, assessed and quality assured in accordance with the Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications.

The qualification is delivered in accordance with the protocols set by the latest Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

How much is the Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?
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Who is the FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course designed for?

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies and provides knowledge and skills to deal with a range of paediatric first aid conditions and incidents.

The FAA Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification is unit 1 of the two-day FAA Paediatric First Aid qualification. From gaining this emergency paediatric first aid qualification learners could progress to completing unit 2 and being awarded the 2-day FAA Award in Paediatric First Aid.

What subjects does the FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course cover?

The qualification consists of one mandatory unit:


QAN Unit title
Credit value

Emergency Paediatric First Aid


QAN Unit title
Credit value

R410 04
Emergency Paediatric First Aid
UG32 04

QAN - Qualification accreditation number, URN - Unit reference number, GLH - Guided learning hours, TQT - Total Qualification Time

The qualification has 6 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 8 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of 6 hours must be delivered over a minimum of 1 day. The course can be spread over a maximum of 4 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of 2 hours.

How is the FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course assessed?

The qualification is assessed through practical demonstration, oral questioning and written assessment.

A learner must successfully pass both the written and practical assessments to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

Practical assessment

Scenarios will be set to enable a learner to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills. During the practical assessment, the learner will be asked supporting questions by the trainer/Assessor.

The practical assessment is ongoing throughout the course but the Trainer/Assessor will make learners aware of when they are being assessed

The learners will be assessed on:

Primary survey and CPR

Recovery position



Wounds and bleeding

The learner must satisfactorily complete each scenario to successfully pass the practical assessment.

Written assessment

A Workbook is completed throughout the course by a learner. Questions will be asked covering the theoretical assessment criteria to ensure that the learner has gained the required knowledge. An example of this would be ´Explain how to administer first aid for a nose bleed.´

Learners will need to successfully answer all questions contained in the Workbook.

Trainer/Assessors may also ask a learner additional questions if felt necessary to confirm their knowledge and understanding.

What certificate do I get for passing the FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?
FAA - Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
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