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Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course description.

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Is the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). Visit Highfield web site

What is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Intermediate

The objective of the Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is to support learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in industry.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

The qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

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How much is a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course?

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Who is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course designed for?

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Learners are required to be 16 years of age prior to certification. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 in literacy to enable them to complete the assessment.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course cover?

Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.

How is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) course assessed?

This qualification is assessed by practical observation and written questions.

  1. Practical observation
    • The practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. Learners must demonstrate practical first aid skills, as outlined within the Highfield assessment pack.
  2. Written questions
    • Learners must answer a series of questions, as outlined within the Highfield theory assessment pack. The assessor may undertake additional oral questioning to extract further information from learners if they have not demonstrated the required standard through written questions alone. These responses should be documented and stored with the theory assessment pack for each learner.
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