Paediatric First Aid 

BeSure Pediatric First Aid Training Level 3

Paediatric First Aid training today for a safer tomorrow

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Paediatric First Aid Training course 2 Day

The BeSure Paediatric First Aid Training course is designed for learners with a responsibility for the care of children and babies on a professional level. 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. Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage This two-day qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.This 2-day Paediatric First Aid Training course is designed for those who currently hold a First Aid qualification and are due to expire.


The qualification has 12 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 16 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 than12 hours over 2 days. The qualification can be delivered over a maximum of a 6-week period with each training session being a minimum of 2 hours.

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A range of subjects is covered including:-

• Role of the Paediatric First Aider

• Seizure

• Diabetic emergencies

• Primary survey

• Choking

• Asthma

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

• Minor injuries

• Meningitis

• Wounds, bleeding and shock

• Recovery position

• Febrile convulsions

• Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis

• Fractures

• Extreme cold and heat

• Head, neck and back injuries

• Foreign bodies

• Electrical incidents

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 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


Paediatric First Aid Qualification

On successful completion of BeSure Training's Paediatric First Aid Training course, you will be awarded a Ofqual Level 3 Award in 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.

Paediatric First Aid  Training course cost

In House Paediatric First Aid Training courses

BeSure Training can offer in house 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 Paediatric First Aid Training courses

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

The cost is from £145 per person. 

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