Emergency Paediatric First Aid - 2 Days - Level 3


This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to

teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare

whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited

Level 3 Award.

This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

and Ofsted.

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.



A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and

practical work.



A range of subjects is covered including:

• Responsibilities and reporting • Resuscitation • Fainting

• Assessment of the situation • Head injuries • Choking

• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Diabetes • Fractures

• Infantile convulsions • Foreign bodies • Meningitis

• Control of bleeding and shock • Anaphylaxis • Burns

• Eye injuries • Heat and cold • Asthma

• Sickle cell anaemia



Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and

there will be multiple choice

question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge.

A three year certificate will be issued, subject to assessment.



A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.



Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.


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