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Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (6 hour)


The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is a stand-alone qualification that matches the content of Unit 1 of the two-day full Paediatric First Aid course.

The emergency first aid training course would be the equivalent of 1 day of training and would need to be refreshed every 3 years in order for the staff member to keep counting in the ratios.

Who needs this qualification?

This Emergency Paediatric First Aid is primarily aimed at those working in child-care settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring with infants and children.

Candidates who have completed this qualification are also eligable to complete day 2 of the full paediatirc first aid course. There is a time scale of 6 weeks for this to be completed.


Unit 1 covers the following topics:

the role of the paediatric first aider
dealing with emergencies
management of an unconscious casualty
management of a casualty who is not breathing normally CPR (baby, child & adult procedures)
safe use of an automated external defibrillator
management of a casualty who is choking
recognition and management of anaphylaxis
management of a casualty who is in shock
management of a casualty who has a bleeding wound

It also provides the opportunity to practise the skills needed to administer first aid to an infant, child or adult who is:

not breathing
bleeding from a wound and in shock


Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can also be provided at an additional charge per person.

Booking Information

Duration: one-day (6 hours)

Group size: Recommended 12 Maximum 15 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

Paediatric First Aid two-day (12 hours)
Recommended annual refresher training;
Requalification training every three years ;

To book this training please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team by Telephone: 0116 305 5515 or by Email: healthandsafety@leics.gov.uk

Please note that training prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.

This training can be provided at your venue, please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team for a quotation.

24 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:30

Health, Safety and Wellbeing
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Date and Time

24 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:30


The Meeting Centre, 1 Marchant Rd, Hinckley, leicestershire, LE10 0LQ


First Response First Aid
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