This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a first aid qualification for emergency paediatric first aid.
The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First aid (RQF) meets the requirements for those working in an early years setting, however, the setting should ensure that they also have suitable numbers of staff with a ‘2 day’ qualification such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF)
This course is delivered over one day as a face to face course.
This qualification is available to those over 16 years. Those under 16 can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon to be the sole first aider.
Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.
Attendees will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.
This course covers a range of content including:
- Roles and Responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider
- Assessment of an emergency situation
- Unresponsive Casualties
- External Bleeding
- Bites and Stings
- Minor injuries
For this course learners are required to undertake an invigilated MCQ paper, and observed practical tasks which must be passed in order to complete the course.
Learners must have sufficient command of the English language to understand and undertake the recommended assessment methods for this qualification and it is strongly recommended that learners should be working at level 2 English literacy.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course including the submission and approval by QNUK of the relevant course paperwork, candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for a period of three years.