Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course 

1 day course

Is your workplace prepared?

Would you know what to do if you saw an infant or child in need of first aid?

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff! Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aids incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

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The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present. Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

The more staff trained, the quicker an incident can be resolved. Even basic training can make a difference.

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Our 1 day Paediatric First Aid Courses can be purchased for a single delegate at one of our open courses or a group booking at your venue.

1 Day Course

Ofqual Regulated

Certificate Valid for 3 Years

Cost per delegate

£ 65

Manual: Included

Venue: Open Course Location

Certificate: Paper or Electronic

Cost for a group session

£ 450

Delegates: 12 Maximum

Venue: In-House*

Manuals: Included

Key Benefits

Choice Of Certificate

You can wait for your paper certificate or receive an instant electronic certificate (PDF)

Expiry Date Monitoring

Before your certificate expires, we will email you to remind yo to book your re-qualification course

Advance Materials

We can send you the relevant learning materials in advance to help you get a head start

Our Manuals

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Covers all topics required for Childminders, Nursery Workers and Teachers

Combines clear, up-to-date information with real-life images and diagrams to help make learning as simple as possible

Written by the UK’s leading first aid author, an experienced paramedic and first aid trainer

Perfectly complements first aid training for parents or people who work with young children

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Further Course Info

This qualification is for

The Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

• Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.

• Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents,guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.


Practical, theory and formative assessments

o Infant CPR and safe use of an AED

o Child CPR and safe use of an AED

o Choking casualty

o Paediatric wounds, bleeding and shock

o Unconscious casualty

Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers – there is 1 paper per unit for each Learner.

Formative assessments – a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding

Course Contents

Topics covered

The roles and responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider

Assessing an emergency situation

Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child

Recovery Position



Minor Injuries

Bites and Stings


External Bleeding

Hypovolaemic shock

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