Paediatric First Aid (Qualsafe Accredited) Level 3

Fareham College
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

PDFA3-167-P1 | Start date: Various dates available | Duration: 3 days | Time: 09:00-17:00

REQUIREMENTS – This qualification is available to anyone above the age of 16 who has to deliver first aid as part of their role in childcare settings or domestic environments. It is designed for learners who have responsibility for children, whether at work or at home.

DETAILS – This qualification provides learners with the first aid skills they require to enter into the children’s workforce. The aim of the qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to paediatric first aid.

CONTENT – This qualification will give learners an understanding of the more common illnesses that occur in children and give them confidence to deal with emergencies in a professional manner. Incidents and accidents with children can occur at any time and this course covers the type of situations that could arise and provides learners with knowledge and understanding of how to cope in a safe an appropriate way.

ASSESSMENT – Learners will be assessed by a tutor using a range of methods. This will include practical demonstrations and task-based assessments. The practical demonstrations use first aid equipment and specifically designs manikins to ensure learns fully understand how to react in first aid situations. The knowledge-based elements of the qualification are assessed by a written handbook.

PROGRESSION – This qualification is valid for three years.

CONSIDERATIONS – Practical assessment on manikins is an essential aspect of the course. All three units must be completed within three months of each other to gain the Award. The Early Years Foundation Stage states that courses must be approved by the Local Authority where the early year provision is located. Please contact your Local Authority to check the CACHE Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is approved before enrolling onto the course.


EXAM FEE – £30

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