The CIEH Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid has been developed to meet the requirements set out in the Department for Education’s Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (2014) for first-aid training in Ofsted-regulated childcare settings.
Successful completion of the training programme will provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills to undertake the role of paediatric first aider in a variety of childcare settings. In particular, it teaches basic life-support skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to enable candidates to deal with life-threatening emergencies, as well as how to manage common paediatric illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
The CIEH Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid replaces the CIEH Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.
The CIEH Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is primarily aimed at those working in childcare settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring for infants and children.
This qualification will teach learners basic life-support skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to enable them to deal with life-threatening emergencies, and how to manage common paediatric illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
On successful completion of the qualification, the learner will understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider and be able to:
Understand how to provide first aid:
Administer first aid to an infant and a child
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