Emergency paediatric first aid (QA level 3 award) course

Hosted £499 (ex VAT)

You choose the date and provide the venue, usually your premises, and we provide the training and any necessary equipment.


Designed for individuals caring for children, this course offers delegates an understanding of basic first aid for babies and children.

1 day, maximum 12 delegates per course

The aim of the qualification is to enable delegates to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Delegates will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which arise when looking after children including unconscious casualty, bleeding, respiratory disorders, shock and anaphylaxis. This course caters for higher risk environments.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who works with or cares for children and requires basic first aid knowledge and skills.


  • Introduction
  • Roles and responsibilities of paediatric first aider
  • Incident and casualty management
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrilltors (AEDs)
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Wound packing and tourniquets
  • Multiple choice written assessment

Note: This qualification does not fulfil Ofsted's first aid requirement for early years teachers, nursery workers and child minders (as defined withing the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within The Child Care Register guide).