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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Health and Social Care
Licence to Practice

Level 3
Minimum entry age
Credit Value

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

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Qualification Specification

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Key Facts

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