Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)


This Paediatric First Aid Training Course is a QA Level 3 Award and is recognised by Ofsted and includes the requirements of the appointed person in the workplace.

This 2 Day Paediatric First Aid QA Level 3 award course is suitable for school staff, child minders, nursery assistants and staff who look after children as part of their working requirements. It will be of particular interest to Child Minders, Teachers, Crèche Assistants and staff who have a responsibility for children whilst in their care.

You can be assured that you are meeting your First Aid Training requirements by attending this Paediatric First Aid Course which is Ofqual regulated.

The current EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current Paediatric First Aid certificate to be on the premises or outings at all times when children are present. According to EYFS guidance for effective paediatric first aid training;

  • Training is designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents

  • The training leading to a certificate or a renewal certificate is a minimum of 12 hours

  • The Paediatric first aid training certificate should be renewed every 3 years

  • Resuscitation and other equipment include baby and junior models, as appropriate

  • Training covers appropriate contents of a first aid box for babies and children

  • Training should include recording accidents and incidents.

The course is specifically designed for people looking after children as part of their work duties. It is ideal for childminders, nursery and pre-school workers, au pairs, nannies, sport and leisure staff, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.




 2 Days (2 x 6 hours) Normally 10.00am – 5.00pm – We are able to deliver this course at a time that will suit you and your working environment – please discuss your timings with us when you book this course.


Paediatric First Aid Training in Liverpool – Course aims: 


This course will deliver emergency scenarios that are faced by many carers who look after young children in their daily duties. On completing the course delegates will be able to deal with most first aid incidents in their place of work confidently using their new found skills and knowledge.

This Paediatric First Aid 2 Day course meets Ofsted requirements for Registered Childminders and the requirements for Nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme.

It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education. This qualification also meets the criteria defined for first aid training in the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework (EYFS).


Course content: 

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving children in a school or nursery setting. We can design this course bespoke to your environment, making it more specific for the delegates – please discuss your requirements with us at the time of your booking. Course content includes:

  • What is Paediatric First Aid

  • First aid kit – what they contain and why

  • Incident management

  • Action planning

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

  • Diabetic emergencies

  • Meningitis

  • Foreign objects

  • Shock and how to deal with the casualty

  • Sickle cell

  • CPR for children and babies

  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Choking

  • Asthma and croup

  • Head injuries

  • Bleeding

  • Septicaemia

  • Dealing with a poisoned casualty

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Fractures


Assessment & Accreditation:

Accreditation: Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

On completion of the training successful trainees will receive an accredited first aid certificate qualification, Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF), Valid for 3 Years.

The qualification meets the criteria defined for first aid training in the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework (EYFS) and Ofsted first aid requirements for registered childminders. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.


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