Paediatric First Aid – 2 days course



2 days course – Course timings: 9.30am-4.30pm on both days – Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Course is dedicated for teachers, support staff, nursery staff, childminders and anyone working with children from 0-1 and from 1 to puberty. If you are looking to register with Ofsted, you will need this course. Upon successful completion of the course, guidance with Ofsted registration will be given. It is inclusive of fully approved and Health and Safety, Ofqual and Ofsted recognized certificate. There is a multiple choice test at the end of the 2nd course day – If successful, your certificate can take up to 2 weeks to arrive.

PRICE – £95/candidate

How long will the course take?
This award typically involves a 2 day course 12 hours in total

How is the Paediatric First Aid course qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through practical and oral questioning through the duration the course by the tutor with a 25 multiple questions examination to be completed correctly, qualifies you for certification. All the test questions will be thoroughly covered through out the course. Learners must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques in all the First Aid areas indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit.

What next?
Certificates for successful learners will be dispatched for distribution in due course (approx. 1 week) by the Centre. Successful learners will also receive a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification. This Paediatric First Aid Course qualification lasts for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to resit/refresh.

Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation such as a child or an infant who:

  • is unresponsive
  • has an airway obstruction or chocking
  • has a condition effecting the eyes, ears or nose
  • has a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and/or cold
  • has been poisoned
  • has been bitten or stung
  • has sustained an electric shock
  • is suffering from shock
  • is wounded or bleeding
  • is suffering from burns or scalds
  • has a fracture or dislocation
  • has a sprain or a strain
  • has a head, neck or back injury
  • has suffered a minor injury
  • is going into hypovolaemic shock
  • is suffering from a severe allergic reaction/anaphylactic shock
  • New module: Learn how to use and recognise the need for a defibrillator.

Meets Ofsted requirements, 12 hours course, Fully accredited certificate, Free First Aid Manual (pdf), Free first aid learner pack

Complies with EFEYS and Ofsted compulsory register recommended for teachers, nursery staff, childminders, babysitters, etc.

Fulfills Childcare registration requirements under the DFS guidelines.

Additional information

Course Date

10-11th of June 2020, 20-21st of May 2020, 29-30th of June 2020

Course duration

2 days

Course Timings


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