2-day Paediatric First Aid Course

Regulated Training for those looking after the under-8's at School, Pre-school and Nursery

Learn to Treat Illness & Injury and Keep your Children Safe

Our two-day Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course is designed for people working with children.

It been specifically designed to meet the requirements of the Department for Education's EYFS Framework.

On completion candidates are awarded a certificate that is valid for three years.

Who is our Paediatric First Aid course for?

This course is particularly suitable for:

  • Teachers & Teaching Assistants
  • Other School Staff
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    Groups of Childminders
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    Youth group leaders
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    Scout and guide leaders
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    Others working with children up to eight years

What's covered in your 2-day Paediatric Course?

The course is split into two units, usually over two days, and covers the following content:

  • Unit 1 (day 1)
  • Unit 2 (Day 2)
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Paediatric Emergency First Aid

In unit 1 the learner must:

  • Understand the role of a paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position)
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (CPR)
  • Be able understand the importance of, and be able to use an AED (automated external defibrillator)
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant who is wounded and bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and child with: bites, stings, small cuts, grazes, bumps & bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds

Unit 1 includes practical assessments for CPR and AED for children and infants, recovery position, choking and wounds and bleeding. It also includes a multiple choice questionnaire covering other aspects of the unit.

Why Should You Book Your Course With Us?

Our Paediatric first aid course is a formal, regulated, RQF qualification.  That means that it's Ofqual regulated, via our Awarding Organisation (Qualsafe Awards).  And that means that we and our expert trainers jump through lots of hoops to ensure that you get the very best quality training. 

 That's lots of hoops that we jump through, so you don't have to!

Stay Healthy

All the skills you need as a Paediatric first aider to keep the children in your care safe and well

Reduce Admin

We'll remind you when your certificates are due for renewal. Want a report on your existing first aiders? Just ask!

Save Money

Save up to 30 - 50% on the price of our Workplace courses compared to the national brands

Here's What Some Of Our Customers Have To Say

Easier to Understand and Remember

The trainer explained everything clearly with lots of real life examples which made it easier to understand and remember

Louise C ... Nursery School

Kept us Engaged from Start to Finish

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Natasha kept us engaged from start to finish

Adelle W ... Primary School

Made the Training Fun

Tasha made the training fun, which really helped - lots of little rhymes & quotes which helped me to remember things

Shelley P ... Nursery School Practitioner

I will remember it more

I have been on other training courses for first aid, but this has been the simplest format, and I feel I will remember it more

Elaine B ... Day Nursery Staff

My First through HTS Training

This is my third refresher first aid course, and my first through HTS Training. It is the best first aid course I have attended. Very in-depth and informative

Shireen C ... Nursery & Pre-School

Completely Relevant to my Role

Best First Aid course I have attended - completely relevant to my role. Clearly explained with excellent practical activities, I was able to retain and remember all of the information

Mandy A ... Pre-school Manager

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Not Sure it's the Right Course for You?

If you're not sure the Paediatric First Aid course is the right one for you and your staff, take a look at one of our other courses below, or pick from our full range of courses in the menu

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