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Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Empowering Caregivers with Essential Paediatric First Aid

Take our Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Our Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) is meticulously designed to align with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements. This course is ideal for:

  • Individuals with a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification entering an early years setting, seeking inclusion in staff-to-child ratios as mandated by EYFS.
  • Anyone caring for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents, or individuals involved with the care of children.
  • Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting, having completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after June 30, 2016, who must obtain a full Paediatric First Aid or an Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate within three months of starting work.


Embark on a comprehensive 2-day journey where learners will acquire essential skills and knowledge to effectively manage various paediatric first aid situations. The course covers critical topics, including:

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Our Upcoming Courses

See our upcoming courses taking place out our South Yorkshire Training Centre. Just Outside Sheffield with a quick drive to the M1. We also have a range of online courses that can be viewed via out online course page.

Course content:

Infant CPR and Safe use of an AED:

  • Learn life-saving techniques for infants.
  • Gain proficiency in using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in paediatric emergencies.


Child CPR and Safe use of an AED:

  • Extend your skills to children, ensuring you’re well-equipped to respond to diverse age groups.
  • Master the proper use of AED devices for child emergencies.


Choking Casualty:

  • Understand and practice techniques for managing a choking infant or child.
  • Develop the confidence to act swiftly in critical situations.


Paediatric Wounds, Bleeding, and Shock:

  • Explore strategies for managing wounds and bleeding in paediatric cases.
  • Understand the signs and responses to shock in children.

Unconscious Casualty:

  • Learn how to assess and manage an unconscious infant or child.
  • Discover effective techniques for ensuring airway safety.


Catastrophic Bleeding:

  • Focus on handling severe bleeding scenarios in paediatric emergencies.
  • Acquire skills to control and manage catastrophic bleeding effectively.


Our Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) is not just a course; it’s an investment in your ability to safeguard the well-being of the youngest members of our community. Enroll today and empower yourself with the knowledge and skills to respond confidently to paediatric emergencies.

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