Paediatric First Aid (2 day)


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 range of subjects are 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                        • Anaphylaxis

• Burns                                                              • Eye injuries

• Heat and cold                                                 • Asthma

• Sickle cell anaemia


A minimum of 12 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.


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 and all learners must be a minimum of 14 years of age.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Course Cost

If hosted at your premises, the cost of the course will be £700 for up to 12 persons.

If attending a course hosted by us, the cost will be £85 per person.

There are no additional costs for VAT on any of our courses.