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Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid RQF (SQA Level 6)


This 12 hour qualification is ideal for those who work in a childcare setting, such as Childminders, Nursery and Pre-school staff, Nannies and Teachers etc. This course is Ofqual regulated and meets the requirements laid down by Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation.

Please note, there is now a blended learning option available for this course, please get in touch for more information.

What will you learn?

  • Roles and responsibilities of first aider

  • Assessing the emergency situation

  • Dealing with unresponsive Infant/Child

  • The Recovery Position

  • CPR for Infant and Child with use of AED

  • Choking Infant and Child

  • Head and spinal injuries

  • Fractures, dislocations & sprains

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Meningitis

  • Asthma

  • Seizures

  • Diabetic emergencies

  • Poisoning

  • Burns and scalds

  • Electric shock

  • Wounds, bleeding and shock

  • Eye, ear and nose conditions

  • Bites and stings

  • Treatment for hot and cold temperatures

  • Minor injuries

  • Accident recording


Other information:


Assessment is continuous throughout the course and there are also multiple choice question papers. On completion, a 3 year certificate will be issued subject to passing assessments. Learners must be physically capable of carrying out the practical aspects of the course and must be a minimum 14yrs of age.


Guide price for individual learner is £110. Discounts are offered for large groups and on-site training.

Candidates per course: Minimum 5, maximum 12.

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