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First Aid

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.

Level 3 Award In Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

DESCRIPTION
INTENDED AUDIENCE

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 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 EYFS requirements.
  • Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents 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.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Over a 2 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: assessing an emergency situation, dealing with an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, meningitis, head and spinal injuries, anaphylaxis, asthma and more. 

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing 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 the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 15 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.

Topics covered

Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

7 x Practical assessments and 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers).

LEARNER REGISTRATION FEES

Here at The Training Group we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. 

We offer discounts to early years and school groups who may wish to undertake this settings. Additionally, any organisation who wishes to undertake this course and has a group of more than 6 learners will also qualify for a further discount.

Successful Learners will receive a personalised Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted*. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost.

description
Intended Audience

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 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 EYFS requirements.
  • Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents 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.

Course Overview

Over a 2 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: assessing an emergency situation, dealing with an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, meningitis, head and spinal injuries, anaphylaxis, asthma and more. 

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing 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 the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 15 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.

Topics covered

Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.

Assessment Methods

7 x Practical assessments and 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers).

Learner Registration Fees

Here at The Training Group we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. 

We offer discounts to early years and school groups who may wish to undertake this settings. Additionally, any organisation who wishes to undertake this course and has a group of more than 6 learners will also qualify for a further discount.

Successful Learners will receive a personalised Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted*. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost.

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