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IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

 

Qualification Number 603/0917/9
Title IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Category National
Sector General Skills | Health & Care
Operational Start Date 01/01/2017
Operational End Date 31/12/2020
Total Units 2 Mandatory Units 2
Min Guided Learning Hours 12 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 16

 


Registration Fee : £9.50 (excluding VAT) 


This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (delivery rates may apply for postage to international centres). 

 


About this Qualification

The IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) is aimed at individuals who intend to develop and gain formal recognition of their knowledge, understanding and skills of paediatric first aid. This qualification is appropriate for all individuals with responsibility for infants and/or children in any setting.  

Through completing the two mandatory units, all learners will cover the essentials of paediatric first aid. This includes: roles and responsibilities, assessing emergency situations, acting safely and effectively and providing first aid to infants and children in a variety of situations. These situations could relate to breathing, unresponsiveness, choking, external bleeding, shock, bites, stings, minor injuries, fractures, head/neck/back injury, conditions affecting the eyes/ears/nose, sudden illness/acute medical conditions, extremes of temperature, electric shock, burns, scalds, poisoning and anaphylaxis. 

Objective:

Supporting a role in the workplace

Progression:

Learners who achieve the IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) can progress to other qualifications in the sector, including the IQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF). 

This qualification replaces the following qualifications:

  • IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF): 601/3800/2
  • IQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF): 601/4248/0

Centres already approved to offer these qualifications will be automatically approved to offer the new RQF qualification upon confirmation of interest.

The centre approval transfer form is available for download at the bottom of this page.

Unit Structure

IQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Mandatory UnitMinimum Units:2
 Minimum Credits:0
 UnitLevelCreditGLH
 J/615/4206Emergency Paediatric First Aid316
 Y/615/4209Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies316

 


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Learners

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Centres

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