The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies and provides the knowledge and skills to deal with a range of paediatric first aid conditions and incidents.
The FAA Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification is unit 1 of the two-day FAA Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification. From gaining this emergency paediatric first aid qualification learners could progress to completing unit 2 and being awarded the 2-day FAA Award in Paediatric First Aid.
Detailed information can be found in the Qualification Specification including the qualification structure and codes, entry requirements, qualification delivery, certification and requalification, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria and assessment information.
The qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage. Learners who achieve this qualification will meet Ofsted requirements but it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that there is adequate cover for the establishment of both 2-day and 1-day qualified paediatric First Aid personnel.
Guidance regarding paediatric first aid requirements can be found in The Department for Education’s Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage.