Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 Course


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Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 Online Training Overview

This course will give learners an overview of first aid techniques that are specific to infants under the age of 1, and children from age 1 to the onset of puberty.

Duration: 2 Hours     CPD Points: 3

What You will learn

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aid responder
  • Describe how to respond to an infant or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Describe how to respond to an infant or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Describe how to provide first aid for an infant or child with an airway obstruction
  • Describe how to provide first aid for an infant or child who is suffering from external bleeding, shock, or anaphylaxis


Course Content

On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 free course certificate.

Who is this for?

Who is this Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 training for?

This online course has been written at a level 3 that fit the criteria to take training as part of their role. This includes:

  • Refresher training
  • Inductions
  • Awareness
  • Knowledge enhancement

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 training in the UK is a comprehensive course designed to equip individuals with the skills needed to provide effective first aid to infants and children. This training is crucial for anyone responsible for the care of children, whether in a professional setting or in everyday environments. Here are various roles within health and social care and beyond where such training is particularly relevant:

Health and Social Care Roles

  1. Paediatric Nurses: Specialized in caring for children, requiring advanced first aid skills.
  2. Children’s Social Workers: May encounter emergencies in challenging environments.
  3. Nursery and Pre-School Staff: Responsible for the safety of young children in their care.
  4. Health Visitors: Provide support and guidance to families with young children.
  5. School Nurses: Address daily medical issues and emergencies within educational settings.
  6. Occupational Therapists: Working with children to enhance their participation in daily activities, sometimes requiring emergency care skills.
  7. Care Workers in Children’s Homes: Must be prepared to handle any emergencies that arise with children in residential care.

Educational Roles

  1. Teachers and Teaching Assistants: Often first on the scene when accidents or emergencies occur at school.
  2. Sports Coaches and Physical Education Teachers: Need to manage injuries and emergencies during active play and sports.

Other Key Roles Outside Direct Care

  1. Childminders and Nannies: Sole responsible for children’s well-being during the day, including emergency situations.
  2. Community Youth Workers: Often work in less structured environments where accidents might occur.
  3. Leisure and Entertainment Staff: Those working in parks, playgrounds, or recreation centers need to ensure children’s safety.
  4. Volunteers working with Children: In various settings, from clubs to scout groups and beyond.

Importance of Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 Training

  • Immediate Care: Enables timely and effective responses to emergencies, reducing the severity of injuries or health outcomes.
  • Confidence: Equips individuals with the confidence to handle high-stress situations involving children.
  • Legal Compliance: For many professionals working with children, having up-to-date paediatric first aid training is a legal requirement.
  • Safety Awareness: Enhances overall safety knowledge, promoting a safer environment for children.
  • Parent and Guardian Reassurance: Provides reassurance to parents and guardians that their children are in safe, competent hands.

Training Content

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 training typically covers:

  • CPR for Babies and Children: Techniques differ from those used on adults.
  • Choking: Identification and intervention strategies.
  • Handling Injuries: Dealing with cuts, bruises, fractures, and head injuries.
  • Managing Conditions: Recognizing and managing common childhood conditions and illnesses, such as asthma or allergic reactions.
  • Emotional Support: Techniques for calming and reassuring the child during and after the incident.
  • Preventative Measures: Strategies to minimize the likelihood of accidents or emergencies.

Given the responsibilities involved in caring for children, Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 training is indispensable across a variety of professional and voluntary roles. It ensures that children in distress receive immediate and appropriate care, ultimately safeguarding their health and well-being.

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 FAQ

Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 Frequently Asked Questions

Your course is instantly allocated to you upon completion of your purchase.

Yes, the Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 course has been assessed and awarded a CPD accreditation by the CPD standards office.

Upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of the course, you will be instantly awarded a CPD accredited Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 course certificate to download or print at home for free. We also have an option for you to request a hard copy of the certificate sent to your home or work address.

Yes, the Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 course comes complete with unlimited exam retakes

Yes, the Paediatric First Aid – Level 3 course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge aiding your current skillset. A certificate is awarded upon completion.

We offer a complimentary learner management system to view the learner's course progress, view quiz results and certification. We also offer a dedicated compliance matrix to aid with audits and inspections. 

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You will be given a multiple-choice exam available at the end of the learning, you will be graded. On a pass mark of 70% or higher a certificate is issued.

You may retake the test at your convenience at no additional cost.

On completion of the exam, a free certificate is instantly available for you to download or print.

A hard copy certificate printed on certificate grade paper can be purchased for a nominal fee via your learner dashboard and are dispatched within three working days to your address. Please note at this time we currently only mail certificates to the United Kingdom. 

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