First Aid Training

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

QA Level 3 Award (RQF)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/0786/9.

  • Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Course Information

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1-day course has been designed to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations when looking after children.

This course 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 and grandparents, or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Course Duration

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 8 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 4 weeks.


Roles & Responsibilities / Incident Assessment / Unresponsive casualties / Resuscitation and AED / Choking / External bleeding / Shock / Minor injuries.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessment includes:

  • 5 x Practical assessments.
  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is valid for 3 years from date of certification. This qualification may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that students have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.


We are able to deliver our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.

Price (Per Student)

£95.00 ex VAT - Outside M25.
£121.00 ex VAT - London.

If you would like more information or to book your Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course with us, please complete an enquiries form or call our team on 01603 486448.