Level 3 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid (RQF)

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid to children (including babies) when dealing with emergency paediatric first aid situations.

Please note that this qualification does not fulfil Ofsted's first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders (as defined within the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and within The Child Care Register guide). The longer Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) (2 units) is designed to cover Ofsted's minimum requirements for those who are subject to these guidelines.

Aim of Qualification

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when looking after children and babies.

Course Content

Assessment Method

Practical assessment completed throughout the course

Multiple choice question paper

Course Duration

6 hours (1 day)

Credit value


Awarding Body

Qualsafe Awards

On successful completion an Accredited Certificate is awarded valid for 3 years.

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See also

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid
Bespoke First Aid

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