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This regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. 

It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

This Level 3 qualification is an extended version of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Course Duration: 2 days                 


Cost: £120 per person (Discount available for group bookings)

Key Points:


Name: Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Abbreviated Name: PFA.

National Qualification Number: 603/0785/7

Qualification Type: RQF

Guided Learning Hours: 16  (this qualification requires a minimum of 12 classroom hrs.)

Where this qualification is undertaken in less than 16 hours, additional learner instruction may be undertaken through reflection, research i.e. Internet, reading or work based activities.

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Manikins: 1 manikin required per 3 Learners

Information Links:


Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (pdf)                                                         Early Years Foundation Stage document
Skills for Health                                                                                                           http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Section                                                   http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/
HSE GEIS3 A guide for employers - Selecting a first-aid training provider. (pdf)    http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis3.pdf
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulation         http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l74.htm
First aid needs assessment                                                                                           http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

The Qualsafe Paediatric First Aid regulated qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

It is suitable for school staff, childcare providers, child minders in schools, nursery schools, pre-schools and staff involved in child minding.

This level 3 qualification is an extended version of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid.



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