This qualification is for people who work with or look after children, enabling them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with paediatric first aid situations.
The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations that can arise when looking after children.
This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to children (including babies) when dealing with an emergency situation.
Note: This qualification does not fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and child minders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within The Child Care Register guide).
Structure of the qualification
This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit with a total value of 1 credit and 10 guided learning hours (GLH)*.
*GLH are a guide to the estimated hours an average Learner would study to gain the unit. This does not have to be face-to-face instructional time and can include self-directed study at home, such as reading course hand outs and further self-study.
Learners must complete all assessments to successfully to achieve the QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF) qualification.
The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF) has one unit that Learners are required to complete in order to achieve the qualification.
Emergency Paediatric First Aid
The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is delivered in-house for clients across the UK and globally at a time to suit you. The cost of this, inclusive of learner resources, handouts, Paediatric First Aid Made Easy books and certificates*, is from just £600.00 for up to 12 people.
A certificate valid for 3 years is issued by Simply First Aid*.
*Simply First Aid is approved to deliver qualifications listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). If you would like QCF certification, this is available at an additional cost.