Paediatric first aid 2 day Ofsted compliant

This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted and the EYFS for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hours First Aid course for adult, infant and child. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.
This course is taught as a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) and includes a First Aid Manual and a First Aid training pack.

Timings: Please note that the timings are 9am – 3:30pm on both days, this is to allow for 6 hrs of teaching on both the days (with breaks built in).

Duration: This course covers at least 12 hours of training and is usually run over 2 days.

Please contact us to enquire about holding a course at your own venue or workplace or for a competitive quote for smaller groups.

  • The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • First Aid Kits
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Fitting and seizures
  • Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Auto injector pen
  • Asthma
  • Shock and Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture
  • Diabetes
  • Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations
  • Bites and Stings
  • Meningites
  • Poisoning
  • Extremes of heat
  • Extremes of cold
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Foreign bodies in ears, nose and eyes
  • Removing Splitiners
  • Sickle Cell

The course has continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR and a multiple choice paper (if you have chosen the RQF externally assessed certificate).

Upon completion of this course, students will receive a standard First Aid Training Certificate or a RQF certificate valid for 3 years.
In order to retain their First Aid qualification, students will need to attend another 12 hour course and receive certification for a further 3 Years.
The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders complete an annual refresher course to keep their skills up to date and in line with any changes in First Aid procedures.
We offer refresher courses to keep your knowledge up to date.


Course code: PFA
Timings: 9:00 - 15:30
Cost: £85
Tutor: Emily Mottershead, EMT First Aid and Lifeguard Training
Venue: check each event

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