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AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

Replacement for Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Course duration 2 days (Ofsted Recommended)

This course is for people caring for children in any setting. It is suitable for au pairs, nannies, child minders, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and indeed all who are responsible for the welfare of children.

The child carers/paediatric first aid training course is recognised by Ofsted and includes the requirements of the appointed person in the workplace. In-line with the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, it can be used as evidence for an NVQ in childcare and education.

Course content

The role of the first aider

Managing an emergency

Communication and casualty care

Allergic reaction

Asthma and diabetic emergencies


Bone, muscle and joint injuries

Childhood conditions (e.g. meningitis)

Treatment of an unconscious casualty


Eye injuries

Foreign objects

Head injuries

Heat and extreme cold


Bites and stings



Spinal injuries

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