Paediatric First Aid


Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (QCF) 2 days

This course has been designed to fulfill Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders. It is a two day program which gives you the knowledge and skills to deal with a child or infant, in a calming manner in the event of them becoming injured or unwell.

Who should attend?

Nursery nurses, teaching assistants, teachers, school welfare officers, childminders or any person who has the responsibility for looking after children.

Course Overview

  • Role and Responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • CPR – child and baby
  • Unconscious casualty- child and baby
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking casualty
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • External bleeding
  • Minor injuries


Candidates are assessed on their practical skills throughout the course. Multiple choice question papers are completed during the course.


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