NVQ and competence-based qualifications Paediatric Support (L3)

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Here, you'll find everything you need to study for or to teach the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Paediatric Support (QCF), including key documents and the latest news. This work-based qualification is aimed at learners who are working, or want to work, in the health sector. It could lead to employment as a healthcare assistant.

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Important information

Please note, the following units are no longer available as optional units and we are now updating the specification to reflect this change.

Units removed:
Unit D/501/3826 Influencing others at work
Unit R/501/3774 Planning and monitoring work
Unit F/600/2036 Paediatric emergency first aid



Competence-based qualification in Paediatric Support (L3) speciification
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Qualification type:
Competence-based qualification
Qualification title:
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Maternity and Paediatric Support (QCF)
Level 3
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Last registration:
  • Fri Jul 31 10:51:05 UTC 2020 (England)
  • Thu Dec 31 11:51:23 UTC 2020 (Wales)
  • Fri Jul 31 10:51:14 UTC 2020 (Northern Ireland)
Final certification:
  • Mon Jul 31 10:51:33 UTC 2023 (England)
  • Sun Dec 31 11:51:49 UTC 2023 (Wales)
  • Mon Jul 31 10:51:59 UTC 2023 (Northern Ireland)

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