Paediatric First Aid Course (Level 3) – Barking, Greater London. IG11


The HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) accredited qualification provides theoretical and practical training in first aid techniques that are specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old.


Paediatric First Aid Course (Level 3) – Barking, Greater London. IG11

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.

The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage is a document published by The Department for Education and applies to Early Years childcare.

The Statutory Framework states that ‘at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present.

There must be at least one person on outings who has a current paediatric first aid certificate.

The HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is recognised as a qualification that fulfils this need.  It covers a wide range of topics and expands on the 1-day course by going into depth on each subject. No previous First Aid experience is necessary to join this course

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 16 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 and breathing normally.

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.

  • How to deal with an Emergency, Infection Control Measures
  • The Primary & Secondary Surveys, Causes of Unconsciousness
  • CPR
  • Choking Procedures
  • Prevention & Control of Shock
  • Bleeding/Wound Management
  • Burns Procedures
  • The Importance and Completion of Accident Reports and RIDDOR Forms
  • Child specific first aid conditions

Assessment method

Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.

You must also be able to provide personal photographic identification – details will be sent to you in your welcome pack.

This qualification lasts for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is also recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Learners achieving this qualification may also go on to take other specialist first aid qualifications, such as:

  • HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF);
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF);

And many more…

For group bookings or if you want us to do in-house training for a company please call on 02085915140 to discuss a quote.

Additional information

Available Dates

"14TH MARCH 2019 – BARKING", "14TH APRIL 2019 – BARKING", "14TH MAY 2019 – BARKING", "14TH JUNE 2019 – BARKING", "14TH JULY 2019 – BARKING", "14TH AUG 2019 – BARKING", "14TH SEPT 2019 – BARKING", "14TH OCT 2019 – BARKING", "14TH NOV 2019 – BARKING", "14TH DEC 2019 – BARKING"