Paediatric First Aid (2 Days) – Level 3

Paediatric First Aid

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants.

It will be of particular interest to Teachers, Child Minders, Crèche Assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 3 Award.

This 2-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.

It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the 2 units of accreditation.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for people working with younger children – those up to eight years old – or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

What You Will Learn?

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children as well as adults.

Course Content

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Head injuries
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Foreign bodies
  • Meningitis
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Eye injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia

Course Duration

A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge.

A three year certificate will be issued, subject to assessment.


A maximum of twelve students can be accommodated on this course and each participant must be aged a minimum of 16 years or above.

How To Book

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