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View Unit : Support children and young people’s health and safety

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/601/7410
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Support children and young people’s health and safety
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
15
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

This unit must be assessed in accordance with the TDA assessment principles.

Assessment criteria 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 3.2 must be assessed in the workplace. Simulation may be used for assessment criteria 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 and 4.5.

Potential hazards to the health, safety and security of children and young people eg:

• physical

• security

• fire

• food safety

• personal safety

Balanced approach to risk management:

• taking into account the child or young person’s age, needs and abilities

• avoiding excessive risk taking

• not being excessively risk adverse

• recognising the importance of risk and challenge to children and young people’s development

Emergency situations including:

• accidents

• illness

• fires

• security incidents

• missing children or young people

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Know the legislative and policy framework for health and safety

1.1

Describe how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting

1.2

Describe how health and safety is monitored and maintained in the setting

1.3

Describe how people in the setting are made aware of risks and hazards and encouraged to work safely

1.4

Identify the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in the setting

2

Be able to recognise and manage risks to children and young people’s health, safety and security

2.1

Demonstrate how to identify potential hazards to the health, safety and security of children and young people

2.2

Demonstrate how to deal with hazards to minimise risks to the health, safety and security of children and young people

2.3

Demonstrate ways of supporting children and young people to take responsibility for their own health, safety and security

3

Be able to support children and young people to assess and manage risk

3.1

Outline the importance of taking a balanced approach to risk management

3.2

Demonstrate ways of supporting children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves

4

Be able to respond to emergency situations

4.1

Recognise and respond to emergency situations

4.2

Follow the setting’s procedures for dealing with emergency situations

4.3

Give reassurance and comfort to those involved in the emergency

4.4

Give other people providing assistance clear information about what has happened

4.5

Follow the procedures of the setting for reporting and recording accidents and emergencies

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