Paediatric First Aid – 12 hour (Level 3)

All courses are fully approved (Essex County Council) and certificated

This is a comprehensive training course designed specifically for environments that work alongside babies and children.

It has a variety of practical and theoretical elements to handle scenarios that may happen and ensures that you comply with Ofsted for the Compulsory Childcare Register and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)


By attending this training you will be able to confidently and effectively manage a baby or child that;

  • Is unconscious and breathing
  • Is unconscious and not breathing
  • Is bleeding
  • Is choking
  • Is suffering with shock
  • Has a head injury
  • Has been poisoned
  • Has burns or scalds
  • Has an injury to joints, muscles or bones
  • Has a foreign object in eye, ear or nose

In addition we will teach you how to identify and treat the following;

  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Meningitis
  • Severe allergies – anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Croup
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Electrical shock

Throughout your training we will be reviewing how to safely approach a scenario, how to monitor your casualty and manage treatment of injuries or illnesses until help arrives.

We will provide you with all the equipment that you will need throughout your training with us.

It is advisable to wear comfortable clothing that is suitable for moving around as we like to do lots of practical activities where possible.

We provide hot drinks however lunch is not provided as part of your training. There are nearby facilities for you to visit during our learning break.

There is no assessment for this particular course as you will be reviewed throughout to ensure that your learning is as thorough as possible.

On successful completion of this course you will be issued with a certificate to show you have demonstrated the required skills which will be valid for 3 years.