Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

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Adhere to OFSTED guidelines with this two day Paediatric First Aid training course.


Crucial components of first aid, for methods such as CPR, differ from adults and children. Paediatric First Aid covers the safe techniques for performing first aid on children and infants. Learners will be more competent to give safe, prompt and effective treatment in an emergency involving children and infants.

Course Contents

Focus on the topics which have been advised by the Early Years Foundation Stage and therefore comply with OFSTED.

The full course content is:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the paediatric First Aider
  • Required first aid equipment
  • Incident reporting
  • Scene, primary and secondary surveys (assessing the incident)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • The recovery position
  • Seizures
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking and abdominal thrusts
  • Treatment of wounds
  • Shock
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Burns
  • Anaphylaxis

Assessment and Certification

Candidates are assessed during each practical activity. At the end of the course candidates will complete a multiple choice question paper. Each candidate must successfully complete both elements to pass the course.

On passing the paediatric first aid course each candidate will receive a certificate. These certificates are accredited by Highfield Qualifications and are valid for 3 years, after which the course must be retaken.

Meet childcare regulations

This course helps you to adhere to regulations and rules set by:

  • The Department of Education
  • Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Local Education authorities
  • The Childcare Register

Who needs Paediatric First Aid training?

Paediatric First Aid is great for anyone who is responsible for a child or infant in their workplace, such as:

  • Teachers
  • Childminders
  • Carers
  • Nurseries

Note: Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work courses are not applicable to those working with children as key aspects of first aid differ between adults and juveniles.

First Aid for Schools

We can organise training around school holidays and training days. If it suits you better we can also offer weekend or evening courses.

For group bookings simply complete the form on CONTACT US with details of your request 

Please take the time to read our Course Booking Terms and Conditions


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