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Emergency Paediatric First Aid – RQF Level 3

Duration  – 1 days (6 hours)

This 1 day emergency paediatric first aid course is a mandatory requirement for a child minding NVQ and meets all NCMA and Ofsted guidelines.

This course is Ofqual Accredited.If you’re working towards an NVQ in child minding, education or nursery working, then this course fulfils your obligation to receive paediatric first aid training. It complies with all NCMA guidelines and Ofsted requirements.


This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to confidently administer a wide range of first aid treatments which are especially tailored to children. This includes many common injuries, specific childhood conditions and also life-threatening emergencies.

This training course covers first aid training for children aged 8 years and under.

Course Objectives

This 1 day course includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give learners in-depth training in how to treat children with the following illnesses or injuries:

  • Principles of first aid
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis  
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Asthma  
  • Basic life support (CPR)
  • Bleeding   ‍
  • Head injuries
  • Burns
  • Other specific childhood conditions

Assessment and Certification

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor on the day, along with a written assessment. A three year, Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

On-site and Open Courses

Book an on-site course for up to 12 delegates at your own premises, alternatively book onto one of our open courses. All our course prices include registration, certification and booklet.


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