Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (1 day)

This course is regulated by Ofqual and meets the requirements of the HSE. 

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies and provides knowledge and skills to deal with a range of paediatric first aid conditions and incidents.

The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of Paediatric First Aid situations.

It is suitable as an entry level qualification for those entering the childcare industry. The qualification can be extended to the more extensive 2-day Paediatric qualification. 

Further Details:


This course has a minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of both practical and theoretical exercises. It usually takes place over one day, but can be spread over a longer period if required.


  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider

  • Primary Survey

  • Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)

  • Wounds Bleeding and Shock

  • Seizures

  • Choking

  • Minor Injuries

  • Recovery Position


Completion of the course is dependent on ongoing assessment during the course alongside a multiple choice question paper at the end. The qualification is valid for 3 years. To renew your qualification, the full 6 hour course must be repeated.


There are maximum of 12 students per course


You must be at least 16 years of age to attend this course. You must also have a reasonable level of fitness. 


We can run this course at any location to suit you.


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