The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification is accredited and regulated and provides first aid training specifically for those delegates who would need to be able to administer First Aid to infants under the age of 1 and children from the age of 1 up to the onset of puberty. The course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home. It covers everything you need to know on helping a sick, injured or ill child, prior to the arrival of the emergency services. This qualification fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation stage relating to Early Years childcare.
|| Yes (Ofqual Regulated)
| Certificate Validity
|| 3 years
|| 2 days
|| The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
The syllabus for this course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted, as well as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and it is fully compliant with The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
Course Location + Duration
This course can be run in-house, or at a location of your choice for up to 12 delegates.
The HSE require at least 12 training contact hours for this course, which can be delivered in 2 days, back-to-back, or broken down into individual days/evenings to suit you.
Delegates must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.
Who Should Attend?
Childminders, Nannies & Au Pairs, Teachers, Nursery staff, Playgroup leaders, Parents & Grandparents; Anyone looking to be Ofsted Registered or working towards the NVQ in Childcare and Education; Anyone working with or looking after children of any age.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 3 (RQF) Paediatric First Aid Certificate, which is valid for three years. This course is Regulated by Ofqual under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA.
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