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Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Who Should Attend?
The course 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 requirments.
- Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents and for those who have involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.
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.
What will Attendees learn?
During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.
The course consists of one unit:
Unit 1 Paediatric Emergency First Aid
- Assessing emergency situations and managing an unresponsive infant or child.
- CPR, choking, seizures, external bleediing and more.
For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Course Information below.
In order to acheive the qualification the full 6 hours need to be completed and the learner will need to demonstrate competence in the 5 practical assessments they will be observed carrying out. Assessment will be continuous throughout the course and there is 1 theory assessment/multipe choice question paper to be completed also.