Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF has been accredited and currently sits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). It is supported by Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for Care and Development. This accredited Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF qualification is aimed at those who wish to become a Paediatric First Aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in a childcare setting.

*The 1 day Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF Course meets the requirements of Ofsted, in line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

How is this Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF Qualification Structured?

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit and learners must successfully complete the assessment to achieve the qualification. The mandatory unit is:
• Paediatric Emergency First Aid

How is this Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF Qualification delivered?

The qualification has a minimum guided learning hour’s value of 10 hours, however it has been agreed with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum that the qualification has a minimum contact time of 6 hours, over a period of
1 day. These same requirements also state that this qualification can also be delivered over a maximum of a 6 week period, with the minimum duration of each training session being 2 hours

Practical observation

The practical assessment of learners for the qualification is completed throughout the course delivery

Written/Oral questioning

Learners are required to answer a series of questions ensuring their understanding of the theory content is sufficient to meet the required standard

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF syllabus

Arrange of subjects is covered including:
• Role of a Paediatric First Aider • Scene Safety Assessment• Barrier Use• Primary Survey• Shock (including Anaphylaxis) • Control of bleeding • CPR, Child and Infant• Bandaging • Choking. Child and Infant• Injury Assessment • Illness Assessment• Seizures • Head to toe survey
Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF Certification:

All successful learners will be issued with a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid QCF Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification which is valid for a period of 3 years.

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF re-qualification?

This Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCF qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, at which point learners will need to re-sit the course. However, the recommendation is that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

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“SMARTT Training came to Heel & Toe Children’s Charity to deliver a First Aid Course in Paediatric to our staff members. Our trainers were Barry and Chris who made the training course easy to understand and fun to learn. Our skills are now up to date and thanks to the methods they used in their delivery we would definitely book them again for future training courses.”

Level 3  Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid QCFJane Long – Development Manager at Heel & Toe Children’s Charity – Co Durham

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