Who is this for?
This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a first aid qualification for emergency paediatric first aid.
The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First aid (RQF) meets the requirements for those working in an early years setting, however, the setting should ensure that they also have suitable numbers of staff with a ‘2 day’ qualification such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF)
The qualification specification can be found here
This qualification is available to those over 16 years.Those under 16 can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon to be the sole first aider.
Due to the language of the assessment, it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to understand the assessment and to undertake the recommended assessment methods.
Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.