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Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) - released 1st February 2019


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 15 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, excluding breaks, of 12 hours over 2 days.

Topics covered

Topics include the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider and providing first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive. The qualification also covers how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, who is choking or suffering from anaphylaxis.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit paediatric training materials for full information.