Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course


Why this course

The purpose of the two day level 3 Paediatric First Aid course is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

This training course is pitched to cover first aid with children at both Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stages


Who is it for

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level.  

This two-day qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. 



Role of the Paediatric First Aider 

• Seizure 

• Diabetic emergencies 

• Primary survey 

• Choking 

• Asthma 

• Resuscitation (including the safe use of an AED) 

• Minor injuries 

• Meningitis 

• Wounds, bleeding and shock 

• Recovery position 

• Febrile convulsions 

• Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis 

• Fractures 

• Extreme cold and heat 

• Head, neck and back injuries 

• Foreign bodies 

• Electrical incidents