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Level 3 Paediatric First Aid:

Please contact us to discuss group or on site bookings.

QF Level 3 Award: FAA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid(RQF)
Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injury and Emergencies

SCQF Level 6 Award: Award in Paediatric First Aid at SQCF Level 6

Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injury and Emergencies

This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally regulated Level 3 Award.

This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted. In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.

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Course Duration

This course runs over a minimum of 12 hours making up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work. should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire, providing it is completed within 6 weeks of starting the course.


A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Resuscitation

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Fainting

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Choking

  • Head injuries

  • Diabetes

  • Infantile convulsions

  • Foreign bodies

  • Control of bleeding

  • Anaphylaxia

  • Eye injuries

  • Fractures

  • Heat and Cold

  • Asthma

  • Sickle cell anaemia

  • Meningitis

  • Burns

  • Shock

Certification and Assessment

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a written assessment. A three year Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.


A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. All candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify with a certificate offered to all, subject to assessment.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out, accommodation and travelling. Please contact us for an On-Site Training quote. Our quotes include the instructors daily rate, course certificate fees, course material fees, travel & accommodation (if required) plus VAT. There are no nasty surprises at the end.

In-House / On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train as Paediatric First Aiders why not consider an onsite course. Field Crafting UK are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements. To learn more why not submit an On-Site Training enquiry.

Training Books

All of our courses are supported by a comprehensive illustrated training book which is included in your training pack.

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