Level 3 Award In Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
This qualification is designed to provide learners who are working in, or who are intending to work in, a childcare setting and who administer emergency paediatric first aid (PFA) to an infant or child who requires attention. This qualification can also be used for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry.
This qualification is based on the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, setting the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five (March, 2017) and the Childcare Act 2006.
This qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of certification.
Minimum Age: 14
There are no further entry requirements for this qualification.
Level 2 Diploma in Early Years Practitioner
Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Credit Value: 1
To deliver this qualification, centres must not exceed the ratio of 1 qualified tutor to 12 learners.
It has been agreed with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum (FAAOF) that centres must deliver courses with a minimum contact time of 6 hours over a period of at least 1 day.
The qualification has been developed with guidance from ‘Delivery Standards for Regulated First Aid Qualification’.
When transferring the achievement of this unit to NEPAs Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid to NEPAs, there must be no more than 6 weeks between the completion of the two units.