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QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Max Persons in group : 12 Course Duration : 1 Day / 6hrs
Ofqual Regulated : Yes
Certificate Valid for : 3 Years
On-Site Training Available : Up to 12 persons. GBP 720.00 +VAT
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Qualification overview
This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
• The Resuscitation Council (UK)
• Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
• A distinguished panel of experts in emergency medical care
This QA qualification is:
• For people who are required to provide emergency first aid to infants and/or children
• Based on the EYFS syllabus for emergency first aid courses
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of first aider.

Objective
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by preparing them to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations when looking after children/In

ants

Intended audience
This qualification is for anyone who cares for children and infants; including parents, guardians, grandparents or people who have a professional involvement with children and infants.

Structure
This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours. Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification.

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training and be able to perform practical tasks at floor level. There are no other formal entry requirements but we strongly recommend that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

 

Other course requirements

Due to the practical nature of this course, Learners should wear appropriate clothing and footwear, e.g. trousers and flat footwear.


Progression

Learners may progress to the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).
The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.

Requalification requirements

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

 

 

 

 

Would you know what to do if you saw an infant or child in need of first aid?

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

The following topics will covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider.

  • Assessing an emergency situation.

  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child.

  • Recovery Position.

  • CPR and AED.

  • Choking.

  • Minor Injuries.

  • Bites and Stings.

  • Seizures.

  • External Bleeding.

  • Hypovolaemic shock.

Products specifications
Max Persons in group 12
Course Duration 1 Day / 6hrs
Ofqual Regulated Yes
Certificate Valid for 3 Years
On-Site Training Available Up to 12 persons. GBP 720.00 +VAT