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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Ref:
603/3400/9
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Health and Social Care
Features:
Licence to Practice

Level
Level 3
Minimum entry age
14
GLH
6
TQT
8
Credit Value
1

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification provides learners with the emergency first aid skills they require when working in the children’s workforce.The aim of the unit within this qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical skills required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Who is it suitable for?

The qualification is designed for learners who have responsibility for children, whether at work in their setting or within a domestic environment.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How is this qualification structured?

In order to achieve the Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid, learners must achieve the one mandatory unit within this qualification.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. These may include practical demonstrations and task-based assessments.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid which is a standalone qualification for learners who have responsibility for young children in any setting.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.


Qualification Specification
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Key Facts
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Qualification Specification (Word)
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in MS Word format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

No adaptations have been applied to these qualifications other than remote external quality assurance. We have worked with other members of the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum on our approach.

Students will need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We believe that the flexibilities which centres already have with respect to the types of evidence they may use to meet knowledge assessment criteria are sufficient to mitigate Covid-related risks.

Practical assessments will continue in the normal manner.

Further guidance for this qualification can be found below.

AT 60307523 Paediatric First Aid
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This document provides further information on what adaptations are permitted for this qualification.

Paediatric First Aid Adaptation Guidance
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This document provides further information on what adaptations are permitted for this qualification.

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