Level 3, 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid

Our paediatric first aid courses meet the standards laid down by Ofsted, EYFS, and SureStart and are certificated as a level 3 RQF. Our level 3, 12-hour paediatric first aid course is held at our academy in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire or at a venue of your choosing.

The 12 hour paediatric course is suitable for Childminders, Teachers, Teaching Assistance, Nursery workers, Au Pairs, Nannies, School nurse, parents or anyone providing childcare.

This level 3 first aid training course is ideal for the workplace professional but also an excellent course for parents to be able to learn the skills needed to give emergency treatment in the event of an incident/emergency.

Throughout the 3 day first aid training course the candidates will be expected to complete a theory question paper to ensure learning has taken place.

12 Hour Paediatric Training Course Content:

Planning for first aid emergencies

Dealing with emergencies

Activating the emergency services and identifying the need to call the EMS

First aid kits and accident reporting

Unconscious but breathing (Recovery Position)

Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of the children being cared for

Adult, infant and child CPR


Choking and becoming unconscious after choking

Emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions

Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell Anemia, Diabetes

Meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses

Recognising And Responding Appropriately To:

Spinal injury


Injury and illness assessment

Anaphylactic shock

Electric shock

Serious bleeding and minor bleeding

Nose bleeds

Foreign objects in the body

Burns and scalds

Suspected fractures

Head, neck and back Injuries

Cases of poisoning

Foreign bodies in eyes and noses

Eye injuries

Bites and stings

Effects of extreme heat and cold

Febrile convulsions

Our training academy in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire is large enough to accommodate 12 candidates.

The course itself is an on going assessment with no end test. This again is proven to help candidates relax during the course and absorb more information. Throughout the paediactirc training the instructor will demonstrate each section of the course and then the candidates will be expected to complete the task to the required standards.

Throughout the first aid training course the candidates will be expected to complete a theory question paper to ensure learning has taken place. With prior notice the question paper can be given verbally should a candidate have learning or language difficulties.

Once your first aid training has been completed you will receive an email first aid book that will keep you updated for the 3 years your qualification is valid. You will also be given the chance to subscribe to video refreshers that will be sent to you over the 3 years to remind you of how to carry out certain aspects of first aid.

Our paediatric training course in Peterborough Cambridgeshire can be run as a weekday course, weekend course or evening course. This will need to be discussed on booking. Has easy access from the A1 and the A605 so is excellently situated to service Canbridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Licolnshire, Northampton and Suffolk.