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Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) training

Basic Paediatric First Aid for all

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric First Aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death.

This one day course covers all the most serious incidents involving children and infants.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.


  • Acts and regulations
  • AED familiarisation and use
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Asthma
  • Breathing problems
  • Bleeding – minor and severe wounds
  • Bleeding – catastrophic
  • Breathing issues
  • Burns and scalds (including acid attacks)
  • Choking- child and infant
  • CPR – child & infant (adult demonstrated)
  • Seizure management
  • Eyes issues
  • First Aid Kit
  • Incident approach
  • Medication administrat
  • Recovery Position
  • Reporting and records
  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness

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1 day


Valid for 3 years


Level 3 Qualsafe Awards OFQUAL regulated or First Responders Ltd


Up to 8 - higher numbers can be accommodated by prior arrangement