QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid  

Working with babies or children? Learn how to correctly manage a choking baby or a child, recognise symptoms for major childhood illnesses, and become proficient in administering effective first aid on paediatric casualties. Designed for learners on the OFSTED compulsory register, working in an early years setting in Nurseries and Montessori schools.

Course Syllabus 

Unit 1 – Emergency Paediatric First Aid


- Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider

- Assess an emergency incident

- Manage an unresponsive baby or child breathing/not breathing

- Recovery position and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)

- Choking 

- Wounds and bleeds

- Managing shock

- Bites and Stings

Unit 2 – Managing paediatric injuries, Illness and emergencies

- Injuries to bones, muscles and joints

- Suspected head, spinal and chest injuries

- Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose

- Burns, scalds and eye injuries

- Chronic medical condition - Sickle Cell, Diabetes, Asthma

Meningitis, Febrile convulsions 

- Extremes of heat and cold

- Electric shock, Burn and scald injuries

- Poisoning

- Management of Anaphylaxis

- Minor injuries, small cuts, grazes, bruises, splinters, nose bleed 

On-site Price

£ Price on request 

* Prices accommodate up to 12 learners and exclude VAT

(The venue must comply with social distancing rules) 

What's included?

- Expert instructions

- Comprehensive manual 

- Qualification fees 

- Necessary equipment 

- Accredited three-year certification

- Reminder service

- Speedy response to your questions or queries

Assessment method


The assessment methods for this qualification are:-


Practical demonstration


The practical assessment of the learners is conducted throughout the course. On-going assessment will involve learners demonstrating practical first aid skills across a number of areas.


Multiple-choice question paper


Each candidate is assessed by completing a multiple-choice question paper. Pass mark 70%.

Example question

A first aider should dress a small cut with:

A. Bandage

B. Plaster

C. Cotton wool

Duration: 2 days