Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Who Should attend?

The course has specifically been designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education's EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016 must also have either a full paediatric first aid or emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

What will Attendees learn?

During a 2 day period Learners wil develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Course Content:

12 hr Programme:

The course consists of two units:

Unit 1: Paediatric Emergency First Aid

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury First Aid.

The course covers the following areas:

For a more detailed overview of topics covered, please download the Course Information below.


In order to acheive the qualification the full 12 hours need to be completed and the learner will need to demonstrate competence in the 6 practical assessments they will be observed carrying out. Assessment will be continuous and there are 2 theory assessments/multiple choice question papers to be completed also.


12 hours