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QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Max Persons in group : 12 Course Duration : 2 days / 12hrs
On-Site Training Available : Up to 12 persons. GBP 1,180.00 +VAT
The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations. The dates listed below are the course start dates. All courses continue on the following day also.
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This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications.

The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

  • Resuscitation Council (UK).
  • Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications. Statutory Framework for the EarlyYears Foundation Stage (EYFS)

This QA qualification is:

  • This QA 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 which can arise when looking after children
  • This qualification outlines a range of practical skills for providing first aid to infants and children. Learners will practise assessing and managing an incident and demonstrate how to treat a variety of serious conditions

 Objective

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of Paediatric first aid situations when looking after children.

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective first aid to children and Infants.

Intended audience.

This qualification is for people who have a specific res

onsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to infants and children when dealing with:

• An emergency situation

• Chronic or sudden paediatric illness

• Paediatric injury

Structure

This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 15 hours. Full details of this are in Appendix 1.
Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 6 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:

• Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 12 GLH (minimum), and

• The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre- course reading, which for this qualification is 3 hours
This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a total value of 2 credits.

Other Units

No other units can be combined to count towards the QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification.

Relationship with other related qualifications

The QA Level 3 Award in  Paediatric First Aid (RQF):

  • Contains 1 unit that also appears as Unit 1 (Emergency Paediatric First Aid) of the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Can be transferred to other qualifications under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards achievement of that qualification providing it is achieved within its registration period.

Therefore assessments gained through the Emergency Paediatric First Aid unit may be used as RPL towards achievement of either qualification providing that qualification is achieved within its registration period.

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 14 years old to register for this qualification. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Progression

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, 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.

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has
a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present.

Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

The following topics will covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation Dealing with an unresponsive
  • infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric Shock
  • External Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures
Products specifications
Max Persons in group 12
Course Duration 2 days / 12hrs
On-Site Training Available Up to 12 persons. GBP 1,180.00 +VAT
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