Paediatric FIRST AID

Paediatric FIRST AID2 Day course (Minimum of 12 hours)

Qualification title: FAA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 3 Award.

This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted.

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.


A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.


A range of subjects is covered including:-

  • Responsibilities and reporting • Resuscitation • Fainting
  • Assessment of the situation • Head injuries • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Diabetes • Fractures
  • Infantile convulsions • Foreign bodies • Meningitis
  • Control of bleeding and shock • Anaphylaxia • Burns
  • Eye injuries • Heat and Cold • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge.

A three year certificate will be issued, subject to assessment.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

Age limit

Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.