Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Course in London

This paediatric first aid level 3 qualification is designed for those learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification meets the requirements of Ofsted, SureStart and is intended for childminders, school teachers, learning assistants already working or preparing to work in the child care industry. Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment.

Course Structure & Content

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Course Duration – 12 hours, over two days
Cost per person £130 inc certification

Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Cost per person £80 inc certification
For group quote contact us.

Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children who are under the care of trained personnel.

We offer onsite paediatric first aid training in London for nurseries and schools and this qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014.

Paediatric first aid course for childminders in London

Course Content Unit 1

  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
    • Role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
    • Assess an emergency situation safely
    • Provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
    • Provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
    • First aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
    • Provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
    • Provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
    • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

Course Content Unit 2

  • Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies
    • Administer first aid to an infant and a child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles
    • Administer first aid to an infant and a child with head and spinal injuries
    • First aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • Emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
    • Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
    • How to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock
    • First aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds
    • First aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned
    • Administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung
    • How to administer first aid to an infant and a child with minor injuries
    • Complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies

Onsite 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Training Throughout London

We are able to offer this training programme as an onsite 12 hour paediatric first aid course for schools and nurseries at your premises and we can generally fit training in to suit your working schedule. Training is offered throughout London and the South East and for additional information regarding this service that we offer please contact us through our contact us page.