Paediatric First Aid Course

Paediatric First Aid Course

 Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/0559/9

Description: This Paediatric First Aid course is aimed at those working in the early years setting who require a paediatric first aid qualification to meet EYFS, and OFSTED requirements.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) is seen as the most common qualification for early years practitioners and is delivered over 2 days.

Our Pricing

Clear and transparent pricing.

1 – 6 people  £690 + VAT. 

7 – 12 people  £780 + VAT.

Max 12 people per trainer

More than 12 people please get in touch with us for a quote.

Paediatric First Aid Course

A paediatric first aid course is an ideal first aid course if you want to work in a childcare setting and you want to be included in the staff-to-child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.

This Paediatric first aid course is OFQUAL regulated and Qualifications Network UK accredited and meets all the current guidelines set out by the Department of Education, EYFS, and UK Resuscitation Council this is a nationally accepted and recognised qualification throughout the UK.

This Paediatric first aid course will give you the essential skills, knowledge, and confidence to be a Paediatric first aider in the workplace. Learning how to successfully manage an unconscious casualty who is breathing or not breathing. How to give high-quality CPR and use a Defibrillator  (AED) safely, and confidently.

On this paediatric first aid course you will also learn how to successfully manage minor bleeds and wounds, burns and scalds, anaphylactic reactions, seizures, asthma, diabetes, choking, spinal injuries, broken bones, fractures, dislocations, ligament injuries, poisoning, drowning, insect bites, drowning, and so much more in this 2-day intensive Paediatric first aid course.  

paediatric first aid course

EYFS changed the guidelines in 2021

OFSTED changed the rules regarding paediatric first aid training in September 2021 for EYFS (Early Year Foundation Stage) settings for workplaces such as nurseries, kindergartens, and primary schools.

This QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) meets all these new guidelines and this is the course you need to do if you want to be a Paediatric first aider and to be included in staff-to-child ratios at your place of workplace.

Paediatric First Aid course learning outcomes;

Understand the role and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Be able to provide first aid for an Infant or Child who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • has injuries to head, neck, or back
  • is suffering from bites, stings, and minor injuries (splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising)
  • has suspected fracture
  • has a foreign body in eyes, ear, or nose
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure
  • has had an electric shock
  • has sudden poisoning
  • is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • has diabetes
  • has asthma
  • has meningitis
  • has allergic reactions
  • has febrile convulsions

Course Duration

12 guided learning hours (2 days).

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (28 out of 40)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under strict examination conditions; i.e. learners will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

Delegates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual-approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid at Work (RQF) 

This is valid for 3 years from the assessment date of the course.

Each learner will receive;

  • An Ofqual regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate. (PDF certificate)

If you require a paper certificate in addition to a PDF certificate then there is a £1 + vat fee per certificate. This can be requested at the time of booking.

Course Pre-requisites

It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent

This qualification is for those over 14 years of age.

Learners will be required to demonstrate First Aid procedures as they would in a real work environment.

This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor and, therefore is physically capable of doing so.

Course Progression

For learners who are looking at progressing further in first aid then QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) would be a good step.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the protocols meet current UK guidelines.

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent with NO hidden surprises.

Book your course date with us and we will come to your site to deliver your first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals who want an accredited first aid qualification that is nationally recognised.

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