Paediatric First Aid

FAA Level 3 Award Qualification


2 days


Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.


The Paediatric First Aid qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level. 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.

This qualification is split between two units:

  • Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid Credit: 1
  • Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injury & Emergencies Credit : 2

Ofsted & The Early Years Foundation Stage

This two day qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.

*Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
**A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on the is course.

Course Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Primary Survey
  • Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Seizure
  • Choking
  • Minor injuries
  • Recovery position
  • Fractures
  • Foreign bodies
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Extreme cold and heat
  • Electrical incidents

Assessment & Qualification

This qualification is assessed both through practical demonstration and written assessment.

The qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of achievement. It is recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

The learner will need to complete the full course again to re-qualify for a further 3 years.

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Course Summary:

  • 1 day training course
  • Course available in Bury St Edmunds
  • Suitable for those caring for infants
  • Led by specialist course leaders
  • Practical and written assessments
  • FAA Level 3 qualification (valid 3yrs)

Available Course Dates:

Why not join us on one of our Paediatric First Aid open courses? Price includes delegate pack, books, certification, buffet lunch and refreshments.

We currently have no course dates available, however please contact a member of our team for an indication on future course dates.

Worksafe course leaders

All of our first aid training courses are led by a member of our specialist team of training professionals and academics.

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