Paediatric First Aid

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

Paediatric First Aid is a 2-day course. Ideal for those who care for children and infants such as schools, playgroups and nurseries it can be offered as a standalone certificated course or as a Level 3 OFQUAL qualification.

Being able to provide quick, decisive and effective first aid to children and infants in an emergency is an extremely important skill for anyone with responsibility for children.

Legislation from the Department of Education requires all newly qualified level two and three child carers to have either an emergency paediatric first aid or full paediatric first aid certificate.

Our Paediatric First Aid qualifications are Early Years Foundation Stage and OFSTED approved and awarded by FAA Ltd who are regulated by OFQUAL so you can be certain that the quality of training and first aiders in your organisation are of the standard you need.

Paediatric First Aid Courses in Norfolk and SuffolkBased in Norfolk all our First Aid courses are available throughout the UK.

Our First Aid courses are taught by experienced professionals who have worked in or are still involved in healthcare. Our skills range from health and social care to public events first aid management.


Course Duration
2 Days

Refresher Period
3 Yearly

OFQUAL Credit Value
2 Credits

About This Training Course

The identified aims of our Paediatric First Aid course are:

To promote health and well-being of children and infants within childcare and education settings.
To provide learners will the ability to administer first aid to children and infants that have been injured or become unwell.
To provide learners with CPR and AED skills appropriate to infants and children.

The objectives of this course are:

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking.
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding and minor injuries, bites and stings.

This course covers the following topics:

Day 1:
Role of the Paediatric First Aider
Primary survey
Secondary assessment
Resuscitation and defibrillation
Wounds, bleeding, and shock
Bites and Stings

Day 2:
Bones, joints, and muscle injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Foreign body and eye injuries
Chronic medical conditions and illnesses
Effects of heat and cold
Electric shock incidents
Burns and scalds

This course is normally delivered between the hours of 09:30 – 16:30 over 2 days.

The course is normally delivered as a certificated course, covering all the aspects required by the EYFS and OFSTED.
It can also be delivered as a level 3 qualification. The qualification is awarded by FAA Ltd and regulated by OFQUAL.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

We offer the full range of first aid training courses including:

  • First Aid At Work (3 Days)
  • First Aid At Work (2 Days)
  • Basic Life Support (Half Day)
  • CPR & AED Training
  • Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Paediatric First Aid (2 Day)

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee. We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply). We also offer public courses which can be booked online via our website. Click Here To See Upcoming Courses. If you would like to know more or book this course, please contact : 01508 218 017
Yes! All our first aid courses are compliant with HSE legislation and requirements.
OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK. Being OFQUAL regulated through our training centres means that the courses we offer, and the qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards. Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.
Yes we do! We offer a huge range of first aid equipment and supplies. Whats more, all of our training clients get 10% discount on our store- for life!