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Level 3 Paediatric First Aid – 1 day (blended option)

Walthamstow Primary Academy, London.

The Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) introduces the techniques, skills and decisions that will be needed by childcare practitioners. The skills and knowledge will be taught in a realistic context and we will adhere to government social distancing guidelines throughout ensuring candidates feel safe and risk of cross-infection is minimized at all times.

You will receive pre-course information instructions prior to attending the course.

The course includes the following: Unit 1: EPFA – Emergency Paediatric First Aid

  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • CPR on infants and children
  • Safe airway position
  • Monitoring a casualty
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • First aid kit use
  • Completing accident reports

Unit 2: PFA – Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

  • Spinal injury
  • Medical conditions
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electricity
  • Limb support
  • Bites/stings
  • Poisoning
  • Minor injuries
  • Cold/heat

The training and assessment typically consists of a 2-day (12 hours).  Students are  assessed continuously by tutor observation of ‘real-life’ skills benchmarked to National Occupational Standards.

Certificates are valid for 3 years



Feb 09 2024


9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Walthamstow, East London
Walthamstow Primary Academy, Billet Rd, London E17 5DP, UK


Joanne Joveini
Joanne Joveini
07891 135137