Highfield Qualifications Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who has to deliver ﬁrst aid as part of their role in either childcare settings or a domestic environment.
The qualification covers knowledge and skills such as:
• The role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider
• Providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
• Dealing with choking
• Dealing with an infant or child who is suffering from anaphylaxis
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.