Emergency Paediatric

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid training

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BeSure  Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Training course 2 Day

The qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies and provides knowledge and skills to deal with a range of paediatric first aid conditions and incidents. The purpose of the qualification is for the learner to attain the knowledge and practical competence required to deal with a range of Paediatric First Aid situations. The FAA Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification is unit 1 of the two-day FAA Paediatric First Aid qualification. From gaining this Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification learners could progress to completing unit 2 and being awarded the 2-day FAA Award in Paediatric First Aid

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A minimum of  8 hours makes up this unit consisting of at least 6 hours of classroom contact plus some pre-course study. The qualification has 6 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 8 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of Trainer/ Assessor led hours including invigilated assessments. TQT is GLH plus time allocated for independent study and is essentially an indication of how long a typical learner might take to complete the qualification. Contact hours for direct classroom teaching and assessment must be no less than 6 hours. The qualification can be delivered over a maximum of a 3-week period with each training session being a minimum of 2 hours.

Paediatric First Aid at Training Manikin
Paediatric First Aid training Aids


A range of subjects is covered including:-

• Role of the Paediatric First Aider

• Seizure

• Primary survey

• Choking

• Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)

• Minor injuries

• Wounds

• Bleeding

• Shock

• Recovery position

Practical assessment

This is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours



A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 16 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Paediatric First Aid Qualification

On successful completion of BeSure Training's Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training course, you will be awarded a Ofqual Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. Course fees include certification and registration with FAA & Ofqual.


Due to the nature of the course and the potential to be able to be required to handle and perform exercises on manikins and other equipment, persons must be physically capable and able to carry out the tasks required.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid  Training course cost

In House Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training courses

BeSure Training can offer in house Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training courses for up to 12 delegates, prices start from £300 and all courses can be tailored to work around the hours you require to deliver the fire safety training to your staff.

* Training venues can be arranged for your course if required at additional costs, please contact us about your training requirements to discuss what we can offer you. 

Costs for individual Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training courses

There are regular open training courses that you can book which include Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Certification, Paediatric First Aid Training manual, Sandwich lunch and Tea/Coffee refreshments on the course.

The cost is from £85 per person. 

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