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TQUK 12 Hour Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This course is ideal for anyone working in childcare – The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid will give you the knowledge to act with confidence and how to deal with emergency situations in a safe and appropriate manner. This course covers the more common illnesses that occur in children as well as the types of incidents and accidents that could happen.

This course also counts as Qualification and Credit Framework credits, so it can help towards individual CPDs.

Doctor showing first aid for choking infant

Who is it suitable for?

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is suitable for Child minders, Nursery and School staff (dealing with Foundation Stage) and anybody who deals with children and wants a more in-depth course. The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid has been developed to meet the Practice Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) training requirements.

Course content includes:

For the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid our professional trainers will take you through 2 units in 2 days.

Unit 1 – Paediatric Emergency First Aid

  • The role of the Paediatric first aider
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • First aid for an unconscious casualty (including CPR training)
  • First aid for choking, shock and bleeding

Unit 2 – Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

  • First aid for injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including head and spinal injuries)
  • Medical emergencies like sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis, burns, bites and sudden poisoning
  • Dealing with chronic medical conditions and sudden illnesses
  • Records and reporting

The Course duration:


Maximum number of trainees:

It is recommended that the qualification should operate on a ratio of (a maximum of) 12 learners to 1 tutor.

Certificate Validity:

All students are awarded a recognised First Aid Certificate* which is valid for 3 years. You will also receive a first aid manual.

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