Paediatric First Aid

YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
YMCA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

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Through completion of these qualifications, learners will develop the knowledge and practical skills to deal with a wide range of paediatric first aid situations.

These qualifications are for anyone working with, or caring for, infants and children.

They have been designed with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements in mind and, upon certification, learners can be included in their workplace's staff to children first aid ratios.

 
Qualification

QN

Credit value

GLH

TQT

Operational start date

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

603/7211/4

1

6

7

01/04/2021

Paediatric First Aid

603/7212/6

2

12

15

01/04/2021

 


Mapped to standards


 

YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Enables learners to deal with a wide range of situations including:

  • assessing emergency situations
  • providing first aid to an unresponsive infant or child
  • CPR
  • choking
  • external bleeding
  • bites, stings and minor injuries

 


Manage illness and injuries


 

  • Department for Education: Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework – March 2017
  • Health and Social Care Board (NI) Childminding and Day Care for Children Under Age 12 Minimum Standards
  • Welsh Government: National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare for Children up to the age of 12 years.

 

 


Handle emergencies

 

 

 

YMCA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

  • Builds on the smaller qualification to add knowledge and skills to manage paediatric illness and injuries including:
  • suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • head and spinal injures
  • acute medical conditions (including diabetes and asthma)
  • burns and scalds and anaphylaxis.

 

Learners need to be aged 14 or older.

To achieve the YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid, learners must complete Unit 1. To achieve the YMCA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid, learners must complete both Units 1 and 2.

Unit numberUnitAssessment(s)

1

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (Y/618/5976)
  • Portfolio of evidence (Learner assessment record)
  • Observed practical

2

Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies (D/618/5977)

  • Portfolio of evidence (Learner assessment record)
  • Observed practical

 

The information below provides details of our fees for our approved centres. If you're a learner, you'll need to find a training provider to get an accurate cost for completing one of our qualifications. Training providers will charge learners more than the prices listed below to cover the costs of the delivery of teaching and assessment they complete on our behalf.

Registration and certification fees

YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid — £15.00 per learner

YMCA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid — £15.00 per learner

Teaching and learning resources

Unit

eLearning available?

Manual available?

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (Y/618/5976)

No

No

Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies (D/618/5977)

No

No

Visit our fees page for more information on resource and resource bundle pricing.

Existing centres can add this qualification to their offer by completing an 'Additional Product Approval Request' in Y-Connect.

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