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First aid courses

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) 

Paediatric First Aid Courses and blended learning options

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations. 


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children.


We are able to conduct group training sessions at your venue or you may wish to join one of our open public courses of which we run various dates throughout the year, see details to the right. We also now offer blended learning option of an on-line 6 hours learning and one day in the class room blended learning package. 



Course programme:

During this 2 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, seizures, external bleeding and more.

Programme includes:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider

  • Assessing an emergency situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child Recovery Position

  • CPR and AED

  • Choking

  • Head and Spinal Injuries

  • Fractures

  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions

  • Meningitis

  • Asthma

  • Febrile Convulsions

  • Seizures

  • Diabetic emergencies

  • Poisoning

  • Burns and scalds

  • Electric shock

  • External bleeding

  • Hypovolaemic shock

  • Eye, ear and nose conditions

  • Bites and stings

  • Minor injuries

  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures 


Ofqual Accreditation:  QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (3 years) 

We are a Qualsafe Training Centre which means our courses are approved and recognised by Ofqual Accreditation.




Course Fees:

Open Public course £195 per person.

2 day In house staff training at your venue £1695 group rate at your venue (max 12 people)




2 Day Paediatric Award First Aid (Ofqual regulated)

In house staff training:1 day blended learning and 1 day class room.

  • 0 - 6 Staff   £1080

  • 0 - 12 Staff £1670

  • Plus VAT

First Aid Emergency blended learning first aid paediatric and adult first aid at work.

Blended Learning Option Available 

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