Paediatric first aid at work

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid at Work

This qualification helps you provide safety and paediatric first aid support. This course will teach you skills for both aquatic and non-aquatic (dry) environments.

The course and qualification is approved by the following organisations: 

  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • First Aid Awarding Body Forum
  • Early years foundation stage (EYFS) role related qualification.

This International Qualification in Lifeguarding (IQL) course covers a range of skills in paediatric first aid.

You will learn how to:

  • give first aid to child and infant casualties
  • assess a situation and casualty
  • provide appropriate care and support
  • involve emergency services as required.

This award has been designed to meet the EYFS framework criteria from the Department of Health.


This award is for:

  • learners with a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting
  • registered childminders who must hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate
  • childcare assistants who must hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate.

This course is also for learners that already have a first aid qualification and would like to refresh their skills.

Course information

  • cost: £100
  • duration2 days
  • location: Strood Sports Centre
  • dates: we have a waiting list. Once we have enough interest, we will set the course dates.

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