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Level 3 Award in 
Paediatric First Aid

2 day


3 year certificate

Up to 12 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations and paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies. Learners will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when looking after children. This course meets first aid training requirements under Ofsted.

Course Content

  • The Role of the First Aider

  • Incident and Casualty Management

  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  • Unconscious Casualty

  • Recovery Position

  • Management of a Seizure

  • Wounds, Bleeding and Shock

  • Choking

  • Minor Injuries (small cuts, grazes, scalds, splinters)

  • Asthma and Hyperventilation

  • Bites and Stings

  • Eye, Ear and Nose Conditions

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Eye Injuries

  • Poisons

  • Burns and Scalds

  • Head Injuries

  • Fractures, Dislocations and Spinal Injuries

  • Chronic Medical Conditions

  • Serious Sudden Illness

  • Body Temperature

  • Electric Shock


  • x2 Question multiple choice theory test papers

  • Practical applications of a range of first aid techniques

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

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