Paediatric First Aid Level 3

Course information

This online Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Awareness course is for anyone who works, volunteers or lives with children and babies.

Using HD videos and written guidance, this paediatric first aid level 3 awareness course is specially designed to help people learn new skills and knowledge, or refresh existing first aid skills, in order to have more confidence to take action at the time of an incident.

Who should enrol on this Paediatric First Aid Course?

This online paediatric first aid level 3 awareness course is suitable for anyone who works, volunteers or lives children and babies, for example babysitters, parents, carers, after-school club workers, coaches, school teaching assistants and volunteers etc.  The course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn new first aid skills or refresh their existing knowledge.  No previous qualifications are needed to complete the training as all paediatric basic first aid techniques are covered in detail throughout this course.


Will this course allow me to become a Qualified First-Aider?

No!  For environments with significant health and safety risks, a formally trained paediatric first-aider may be required on-site to deal with accidents.  The level and type of training that is appropriate will be determined by the company’s risk assessment.  To become a “Nominated” and “qualified” paediatric first aider complying with Ofsted regulations for early years children, you will need to undertake the “Paediatric First Aid Level 3” 12 hours / 2 days training course or Blended course (we provide this training).  Those holding a “Paediatric First Aid Level 3 6 hours” qualification may assist in the workplace under the direct supervision of the “nominated” person described above who must be onsite at all times.  

If you are looking for a course to comply with Ofsted's requirements, then please click on one of the following links Paediatric First Aid Level 3  or First Aid at Work Level 3 or Emergency First Aid at Work or visit our website at

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Course Content

The Primary Survey - Casualty Management, The Priorities of Treatment, First Aid Kits, Record Keeping and The Primary Survey.

The Secondary Survey - The Recovery Position, Spinal Injuries, Shock and Serious Bleeding.

Resuscitation - CPR for Adults, Children and Babies and AED (Defibrillators)

First Aid for Secondary Injuries - Burns and Scalds, Head Injuries, Fractures/Broken Bones, Eye Injuries, Choking, Allergies (Auto Injector use), Asthma, Heat Stroke, Nose Bleeds and Cuts and Grazes. 

Illnesses and Conditions - Diabetes, Epilepsy, Febrile Convulsions, Sprains and Strains and Poisoning.

Further information about this qualification

Course Delivery: Online.

Certification: Valid for 3 Years.  Download and print your certificate.

Duration: Approx. 6 hours to complete.

Recognised by: Ofsted, ISI, ISA, HMIE, Estyn, Sports and Medical regulating bodies and childminding agencies.

Progression - We would suggest the Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Full face to face training and Anaphylaxis Awareness Level 2 course and the Defibrillator Awareness Level 2 course.

FREE Updates - From the moment you purchase your course right through until your certificate completion date you will be eligible to read any updates that are connected to your chosen course FREE of charge.  We shall contact you via email to confirm any updates and changes.  Alternatively you can just log in to your account to view them.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you will:

  1. Understand workplace first aid regulations.
  2. Know how to conduct a primary survey on a casualty.
  3. Know how to administer CPR to a casualty.
  4. Know how to put casualties in the recovery position.
  5. Be able to deal with and respond to choking, wounds, bleeding and shock.
  6. Be able to deal with and respond to burns, eye and head injuries, fractures and dislocations.
  7. Know how to care for people suffering from asthma attacks, allergic reactions, nosebleeds, diabetic emergencies and epileptic seizures.
  8. Understand the importance of recordkeeping.

Bulk Discounts

  • 10% discount on 10+ courses
  • 15% discount on 25+ courses
  • 20% discount on 50+ courses
  • 25% discount on 100+ courses
  • 30% discount on 250+ courses
  • 35% discount on 500+ courses
  • 40% discount on 1000+ courses

Paediatric First Aid Level 3

  1. Introduction
  2. The Primary Survey
  3. The Secondary Survey
  4. Resuscitation CPR
  5. Secondary Injuries
  6. Conditions
  7. Latest updates

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