Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

First Aid techniques that are specific to infants aged 0 to 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.

Who should attend?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

The Statutory Framework states that ‘at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present. 

Course Content

  • The roles and responsibilities of a first-aider
  • assessing an emergency situation safely
  • CPR and AED
  • administering first aid to a choking infant or child
  • dealing with shock, scolds, bleeds, bites, stings and minor injuries.
  • Dealing with casualties with fractures and spinal or head injuries


2 days (9.00am -4.00pm per day)


This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test and on successful completion of the course the delegates will receive the nationally recognised Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).


All our current courses can be found on https://buy.doncaster.gov.uk/training 


You must take proof of your ID to the course, (for you to be issued with a certificate). For example; your passport or driving licence. 



Please see our main page for updated dates on courses (please note due to current covid restrictions dates are limited, please contact us for more information)  Main Page  

For information please email healthandsafetytraining@doncaster.gov.uk. Bookings and T&C's can are available on http://buy.doncaster.gov.uk/training


Last updated: 16 August 2023 15:14:09

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