Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Introducing our Level 3 Award Paediatric First Aid course! Learn essential life-saving skills for dealing with emergencies involving children. Flexible and convenient, take the course at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office. Sign up now and become certified in paediatric first aid!

Delivery: Online (Self-paced) and 1 day practical session
Level: 3
Start Date: Immediate
Valid For: 3 Years



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The Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course, offered through TQUK, is a comprehensive training program specifically designed for individuals who are responsible for children’s care and safety.

Online Theory: 6 hours of in-depth online learning, accessible remotely and designed to be flexible to fit around the learner’s schedule. This segment covers the theoretical foundations of paediatric first aid.

Practical Training: A full day of practical training conducted at our training centre in Tamworth, Staffordshire. This session focuses on applying the learned concepts in real-life scenarios, emphasising hands-on practice.

Additional Information:
No prior first aid knowledge is required.
The course is regularly updated to reflect the latest guidelines and practices in first aid.
You may be exempt from this element of the package if you already hold this qualification have professional registration as a Nurse, Doctor, Paramedic etc. Speak to our team for more details.


The course covers a range of first aid topics, including:

  • Basic life support for infants and children, including CPR and AED usage
  • Management of injuries such as cuts, bruises, fractures, and burns
  • Handling common medical conditions in children, like allergic reactions, asthma, and seizures
  • Effective response to choking incidents
  • Understanding and applying first aid protocols specific to infants and children.

Course Assessment

To ensure you’re fully prepared to become a qualified paediatric first aider, our course includes assessments in both the online and practical components:

Online Assessments: Quizzes and interactive activities integrated into the online theory component to test your understanding of key first aid principles.

Practical Assessment:

During the one-day session at our training centre, you’ll demonstrate your first aid skills in a series of practical assessments, guided by our expert instructors.

Written Assessment:

As part of your practical assessment day, you’ll complete written assessment part of your qualification which will be based on a combination of the theory and practical activities you’ve completed.

Upon successful completion of both the online and practical assessments, you’ll receive a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification, recognised across the UK as a benchmark of first aid competence.


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF). This is an OFQUAL regulated qualification awarded through TQUK. The qualification is valid for 3 years.

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