Level 3 Paediatric First Aid at work: 1 day course

Event date: 

11/12/2018 - 09:00 to 17:00
05/02/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
05/03/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
03/04/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
02/05/2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

What should I know first?

The qualification is ideal for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies and provides knowledge and skills to deal with a range of paediatric first aid conditions and incidents.

What should I know first?

This course is entry level and no previous first aid experience or qualification is required. This course also forms unit 1 of the two-day FAA Paediatric First Aid qualification. Participants can progress from this course to completing unit 2 to receive the FAA Award in Paediatric First Aid.

What will I learn?

The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations. 

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Epilepsy
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Anaphylaxia and shock

Course is suited to:

The qualification is available to learners aged 16 and over and is suited to people working in an environment with children, eg schools, nurseries, after school clubs, foster carers, childminders etc

Due to the practical nature of the first aid assessment there are physical demands and learners must be able to demonstrate their skills as in a real-life situation. An example of this would be to demonstrate CPR on a mannequin at floor level.

It is recommended that learners should hold a minimum of level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.

It may be possible to allocate a reasonable adjustment to a learner who has a disability, medical condition or learning need. Please contact us discuss your needs. 

Length of course:

Course is conducted over one day.


FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. 

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards. FAA are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual in England, and Qualifications Wales in Wales. 

Summative practical assessment is ongoing throughout the day by the instructor, along with a written assessment. No external assessors are required. There is no grading of the assessment, learners pass or are referred.


Please read full terms and conditions before booking.