Paediatric First Aid - 2 day


This qualification is designed 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 EYFS requirements,


this course is also relevant for registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with EYFS requirements.


This course is also useful for anyone with a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents who want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.


This course is approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated qualifications.



This course covers:

  • First Aid priorities


  • Dealing with an emergency


  • CPR and AED training


  • Choking 


  • Examination of casualty


  • Unconsciousness


  • Control of bleeding, shock and minor injuries


  • Seizures


  • Managing incidents



  • Burns and scalds


  • Fractures


  • Head, neck and back injuries


  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions


  • Diabetes


  • Asthma


  • Electric shock


  • Poisoning


  • Body temperature


  • First Aid kits


  • Meningitis and Febrile Convulsions



All delegates will receive a comprehensive manual.


This is a level 3 qualification and certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment and completion of 2 short multiple-choice papers.


Delegates who pass are awarded a certificate that is valid for 3 years.

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