Childcare and Teacher Training

First Aid: Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (Two Days)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start times throughout the year, the next course start date is to be confirmed and will run from 9:30 till 3pm and will take two days to complete.

Entry requirements

There are no prior qualifications required for this programme.

You will achieve

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid.

Course overview

This Paediatric First Aid 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.

This course is designed to meet the requirements for first-aid training in Ofsted regulated childcare settings as set out in Practice Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Course content

The programme contains two units, both of which must be successfully completed to achieve the award.

Unit 1

  • Role of a paediatric first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • Resuscitation and Epilepsy
  • Airway obstruction
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxis

Unit 2

  • Bones, Joints and muscle injuries
  • Chronic medical conditions and illnesses
  • The effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Foreign body and eye injuries
  • Electric shock incidents
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Bites and stings

Assessment is based on your performance in the practical elements of the course and successfully completing a question paper.

No equipment is required.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £119 full fee payable Competitive group rates available

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

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Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

First Aid: Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (Two Days)

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