Paediatric First Aid

FAA Level 3 Award Qualification


2 days




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.

Speak To An Expert

Call our team 01284 748288

Our office hours are:
Monday – Friday | 8.30am – 5pm

Course Summary:

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

Worksafe course leaders

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

Don’t just take our word for it.

Here’s what our clients say

Have a question? Call our team 01284 748288

Our office hours are 8.30am – 5pm | Monday – Friday