Paediatric First Aid

When booking with Life Aid Medical, as a student, you will receive:


a Free PDF Student Manual, a Certified CPD statement and access to a video library with downloads and links to support the training. You can also keep your skills fresh with optional weekly video emails and a reminder when your certificate needs refreshing.

TQUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) - 2 Day


This is an excellent course for parents who would like a more indepth training on common accidents and illnesses, focussing on babies and children. Scenarios are used to consolidate learning and practice real life possibilities. This Paediatric First Aid course meets Ofsted requirements.


Who should attend?

This course is for people working with and looking after children children of all ages especially those looking to be Ofsted Registered; Nannies, Childminders, Au Pairs, teachers, Nursery workers, people working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education, or for parents or carers who would like a comprehensive Paediatric First Aid course.


What you will learn?

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving children.


Course content

First aid kit - Action planning and incident reporting - Treatment of an unconscious casualty - Resuscitation in adults, babies and children - Recognising and treating shock in adults, babies and children - Anaphylaxis - Choking - Asthma - Diabetic Emergencies -Head Injuries - Seizures - Febrile convulsions -Bleeding - Grazes -Embedded Objects - Mouth & Eye Injury - Bruising - Nose Bleeds -Burns and Scalds - The child’s response to extreme heat and cold - Sprains - Strains and Fractures - Poisoning - Bites and Stings - Childhood conditions (e.g. septicaemia, meningitis, croup).


Course duration

Small group scheduled intensive courses last one day and cover the full Ofsted syllabus.


Assessment and certification

Continuous individual assessment by trainer and scenarios to practice skills. Certificate valid for 3 years awarded on the day.


All childminders, registered nannies and certain members of nursery staff in group settings in England must hold an appropriate valid Paediatric First-Aid certificate. The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage is a document published by The Department for Children, Schools and Families and applies to Early Years childcare within England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Statutory Framework states that ‘at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present. There must be at least one person on outings who has a current paediatric first aid certificate.’ The TQUK Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) is recognised as a qualification that fulfils this need.


To comply with current requirements in the childcare sector, you must take this qualification again after three years. This must be taken as the two days again, there is no shorter course if you have taken the course before. First aid training to be made compulsory for new nursery recruits. New proposals will mean newly qualified staff with a childcare level 2 and 3 qualification must have an emergency paediatric first aid or full paediatric first aid certificate.


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