Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (Ofqual & RQF Approved)

2 days

The content of the course will cover:

  • Dealing with accidents
  • Unconscious and breathing baby and child
  • Unconscious and not breathing baby and child
  • Choking baby and child
  • Shock
  • First aid kits and hygiene techniques
  • Bleeding and wounds
  • Burns and scalds
  • Objects in eyes, ears and nose
  • Recording, reporting and administering medication
  • Extremes of hot and cold
  • Sickness and fever
  • Meningitis
  • Broken bones
  • Head neck and back injuries
  • Swallowed something harmful

Who Should Attend?

This Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework.

It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders, pre school staff, nursery nurses and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.

Note: This qualification fulfils Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early year’s teachers, nursery workers and child minders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within The Child Care Register guide).

(This course replaces what was formally known as the 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid since 1st September 2014)

Pre Requisites

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline.


Certificates are valid for 3 years.


1 – 6 Delegates £500 + VAT

7 – 9 Delegates £600 + VAT

10 – 16 Delegates £650 + VAT

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