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Paediatric First Aid FAA Award Level 3 (2 Day)


Benefits to you:

This two day course will provide you with a sound introduction into paediatric first aid. It will be particularly beneficial to you if you are responsible for children and infants in your workplace in a role such as teachers, child minders, crèche assistants and playgroup personnel.

You will gain knowledge and competence to administer first aid and basic life support. You will feel more confident in a first aid situation and learn the skills and knowledge to provide treatment to casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. You will have the skills to benefit from networking opportunities with other practitioners. 

Benefits to your business:

Your business will benefit from employees who are confident and skilled in first aid situations bringing reassurance to your team.

This two day course satisfied the guidelines and criteria as stated by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.


A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Fainting
  • Head injuries
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures
  • Foreign bodies
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Burns
  • Heat and cold
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Resuscitation
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Choking
  • Diabetes
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Meningitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Eye injuries
  • Asthma

You will receive ongoing assessment by an instructor in terms of your practical ability, along with a multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of your knowledge. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a three year qualification.