Paediatric First Aid

The two-day Paediatric First Aid Award is aimed at those who look after young children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home. It aims to give the candidate knowledge and assess them on their ability to deal with emergency situations, how to recognise and respond to serious medical conditions and serious injuries. This course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Course Individuals Group Fee
Paediatric First Aid Award £120pp £792

Travel charged at 45p per mile.





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Paediatric First Aid Award

Title: QA  Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Be 16 years of age or older.

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

12 Guided Learning Hours

4 Non-Contact Learning Hours

This qualification covers:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric Shock
  • External Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

  • Demonstrate infant CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Demonstrate Child CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Demonstrate ability to administer first aid on a choking casualty
  • Demonstrate the management of an unconscious casualty
  • Demonstrate ability to manage paediatric wounds, bleeding and shock, plus optional extra – catastrophic bleeding
  • Demonstrate the management of paediatric fractures
  • Complete 2 multiple choice question papers with a pass mark of 11/15 and 18/25