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. This course can either be carried out over 2 days or perhaps 4 evenings. 

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 16yrs of age.


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

Candidates per course: Minimum 4, maximum 12 (numbers may be limited at the moment due to Covid 19) Please note, all courses have Covid safe measures in place.