Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.

  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.


Course content:

The roles and responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider
Assessing an emergency situation
Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
Recovery Position
Minor Injuries
Bites and Stings
External Bleeding
Hypovolaemic shock

Length: 1 day

Validity: 3 years

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