Paediatric Emergency First aid

Paediatric Emergency First aid instructor sjowing CPD using a baby dummy

Paediatric Emergency First aid – Qualification Level

SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland)

RQF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)


This one-day Paediatric Emergency First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support.

If you have a professional interest i.e. you are a child-minder or school teacher etc., then this course fulfils partly the requirements of OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

You may wish to consider the full 2-day course if you are responsible for infants and children professionally.


A 6-hour course consisting of theory and practical work.

Paediatric Emergency First aid – Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:-

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Minor Injuries
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Anaphylaxia
  • Epilepsy
  • Shock


Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge. A three year certificate will be issued subject to assessment.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

Age Limit

Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


£85 per person