QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid


This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a first aid qualification for emergency paediatric first aid.

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First aid (RQF) meets the requirements for those working in an early years setting, however, the setting should ensure that they also have suitable numbers of staff with a '2 day' qualification such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First aid. Once attained, this qualification is valid for 3 years.

Duration: This qualification is taught as a 1 day group session.

Course Content:

You will be taught:

  • The role of the Paediatric first aider

  • How to assess an emergency situation safely

  • How to provide first aid to a infant or child who is unresponsive, choking or who has external bleeding

  • How to provide first aid to a infant or child who is suffering from shock or whom has attained minor injuries, bites or stings

Assessment Structure: 

  • Internal Assessment: To demonstrate your understanding of the course you will sit a final multiple choice test, marked by your tutor. You will also be observed proving first aid using simulations and training equipment un order to demonstrate your learning and competency.