First Aid Courses

Paediatric First Aid (QCF Level 3, SCQF Level 6 in Scotland)

Course Duration: 2 Days (12 hours)

This course is available as an 'in house' option.

Our trainer can deliver this course anywhere within the UK for up to 12 delegates, conveniently at your venue or one of ours.

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Who Should Attend

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 two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted. In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.



A maximum of 12 delegates are allowed and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. 


Course Content

Day 1

  • Module 1 Introductions
  • Module 2 Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Module 3 Primary survey
  • Module 4 Secondary assessment
  • Module 5 Resuscitation and epilepsy (including use of Automated External Defibrillators)
  • Module 6 Airway obstruction
  • Module 7 Wounds, bleeding and shock Module 8 Anaphylaxis


​Day 2

  • Module 1 Introductions
  • Module 2 Bones, joints and muscle injuries
  • Module 3 Head and spinal injuries
  • Module 4 Foreign body and eye injuries
  • Module 5 Chronic medical conditions and illnesses
  • Module 6 Effects of heat and cold
  • Module 7 Electric shock incidents
  • Module 8 Burns and scalds
  • Module 9 Poisoning
  • Module 10 Bites and stings


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the delegates 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.





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