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Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Course

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 course enables attendees to be a First Aider specifically for children and infants, as well as giving knowledge about the different conditions and how to aid the individual.
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Learn how to notice when a child or infant may need an ambulance or a first aider and how to recognise life threatening conditions.

What are the roles of a first aider? What are the aims of a first aider? What is the contents of a first aid kit? How can you minimise infection? How to correctly use an AED. How do you administer CPR? How to correctly put a child or infant in the recovery position? What are the treatments of bleeding? What the primary and secondary survey is? What is a seizure? What is diabetes?

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations for children and infants.

Through our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 course, you will gain an understanding of what life threatening conditions there are and how to recognise them. You will learn what the chain of survival is and how it is implemented in first aid. You will learn how to deal and aid a child or infant if they vomit during resuscitation. You will learn different causes of unconsciousness. You will learn what you should and what you shouldn’t do when there is an unconscious casualty. You will learn the difference between a concussion and compression relating to head injuries.

What does Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Course cover?

  • What is a minor injury and what is a major injury.
  • Recognise the different characteristics of the respiratory system.
  • Recognise the different characteristics of the circulatory system.
  • Recognise the different characteristics of the skeletal system.
  • Understand when and how to correctly wound pack.
  • Demonstrate how to correctly dress a wound with bandages.
  • Recognise how to use a tourniquet.
  • Develop knowledge of body temperatures.
  • Explore reasons to why heat exhaustion and heat stroke may occur.

Who is our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Course for?

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 course is for who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid when needed to specifically children and/ or infants. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our first aid course will provide you with the knowledge to aid an individual in various emergency first aid situations.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…


  • Understand the different life threatening conditions and how they affect a child or infant.
  • Discuss the different types of wounds that can occur and how we can successfully treat them.
  • Recognise how to correctly administer medication to children and infants.
  • Be able to understand what condition or wound can be treated by a first aider and which where emergency services need to be phoned.
  • Evaluate the contents of a first aid kit as well as the roles and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Develop knowledge, skills and strategies to develop positive environments for children and infants when it comes to first aid.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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