The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
This qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications and is valid for a period of 3 years. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
This QA qualification is
Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of first aider.
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations when looking after children.
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective emergency first aid to children and infants.
This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours.
Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
The course is accredited and certified by Qualsafe Awards.