QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

"Great course, very detailed clear and excellent resources. Feel prepared to deal with first aid situations with confidence now. Thank you!"

Upcoming dates for this Paediatric First Aid course


The next dates for our fully accredited QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) courses are are Wed 29 - Thur 30 November 2017 and Mon 28 - Tues 29 January 2018.

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The benefits of this two day Paediatric First Aid course:

  • Would you know what to do if you saw a child in need of First Aid?
  • Children are prone to minor injuries, but suffer from serious injuries also.
  • In 2014, 2,269 children in the UK were so badly bitten by an animal they had to be admitted to hospital.
  • More than 2 million children have accidents in the home for which they're taken to A&E - every year, with Under 5s accounting for 7% of all hospital emergency treatments.
  • Being able to deal with peadiatric emergencies can make the difference between the life and death of children, and save them a lot of suffering.
  • This NEW QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for:
    • those who work with, or intend to work with children in a childcare setting as it is designed to fulfill Ofsted’s First Aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for the  Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2014 and within the Child Care Register guide).
    • childcare settings who are working towards Millie’s Mark.

NEW Course Regulations


As of January 1st, 2017, the Paediatric and Emergency Paediatric First Aid courses will fall under the Regulations Qualifications Framework (RQF).

There will be a consistent syllabus for each of these courses, as created by the Department for Education (DfE), in collaboration with Awarding Organisations and other experts.

This means that all those seeking training for Paediatric and Emergency Paediatric First Aid courses by properly accredited training providers, will all cover the same information and skills needed to keep children safe and know what to do in case of an emergency.

In this Paediatric First Aid course we will cover:

  • The Roles and Responsibilities of an Emergency Paediatric First Aider
  • Assessing an Emergency Situation
  • Minor Injuries
  • Cuts, Grazes and Bruises
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Dealing with an Unresponsive Infant or Child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Head, Neck and Back Injuries
  • sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Eye, Ear and Nose Conditions
  • Poisoning
  • Electric Shock
  • Bites and Stings
  • Hot and Cold Temperatures

Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification


Our Paediatric First Aid Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards. This means that you can be rest assured that your Paediatric First Aid Certificate fulfills the legal requirements and is a very good way to make sure your employees are trained in Paediatric First Aid.

For Paediatric First Aid in Chesterfield and surroundings (and further afield too!).


We do most of our public Paediatric First Aid training in Chesterfield.

We're happy to come to your own venue ad train your staff in-house. The following list of possible locations is not exhaustive, we have even traveled as far as Cumbria and Cornwall to run training courses!

Chesterfield, Eckington, Coal Aston, Killamarsh, Barlborough, Bolsover, Clowne, Glapwell, Pleasley, Teversal, Tibshelf, Holmewood, Clay Cross, Ashover, Wingerworth, Ambergate, Belper, Milford, Duffield, Little Eaton, Long Eaton, Quarndon, Derby, Mackworth, Radbourne, Brailsford, Turnditch, Idridgehay, Shottle, Wirksworth, Carsington, Cromford, Matlock, Tansley, Rowsley, Beeley, Edensor, Bakewell, Baslow, Eyam, Little Longston, Eyam, Grindleford, Nether Padley, Owler Bar, Holmesfield, Dronfield, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Bamford, Hope, Castleton, Cresswell, South Normanton, Alfreton, Langley Mill in Derbyshire, Eastmidlands.
Sheffield, Mosborough, Beighton, Crosspool, Catcliffe, Treeton, Tinsley, Brinsworth, Swallow Nest, Kiveton Park, Rotherham, Thurcroft, Wickersley, Braithwell, Tickhill, Rossington, Maltby, Doncaster in South Yorkshire, Yorkshire.
Harworth, Langold, Oldcotes, Blyth, Carlton in Lindrick, Worksop, Shireoaks, Osberton, Carburton, Upper Morton, Church Warsop, Warsop, Mansfield Woodhouse, Mansfield, Pleasley, Sutton in Ashfield, Kirkby in Ashfield, Hucknall, Trowell, Beston, Stapleford, Clifton, West Bridgford, Nottingham in Nottinghamshire