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QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This two-day paediatric first aid course covers a variety of scenarios professionals deal with on a day-to-day basis working with infants and children.

Did you know since September 2016 it has been compulsory for all Early Years staff to hold a valid accredited paediatric first aid certificate? This course fulfills the Ofsted first aider requirements for professionals working with children in a range of settings.

Course Syllabus:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric shock
  • External bleeding
  • Hypovolemic shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and Stings
  • Minor injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body temperatures

Assessment Methods:

  • 6 x Practical assessments
  • 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers)
  • Continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Why Choose Us:

  • In 2017, Social Enterprise Kent trained more than 6000 delegates in Kent and received a recommendation rate of 99.7%.
  • Trust score of 9.5 out of 10 on TrustPilot from 75+ reviews.

How to book

Call 01227 469955 or email






Riverside Church


Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3JQ



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