Level 3, Combined 1st Aid at Work & Paediatric

Course overview

The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Course is ideal for those who work in settings that require both first aiders and paediatric first aiders, such as schools, sports clubs or other childcare settings. 

Combining the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) and the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) into 3 extended days of classroom learning, this specially designed course enables candidates to gain the skills and knowledge needed to provide both adult and paediatric first aid, whilst minimising the number of training days required to achieve both qualifications.

Candidates will cover a range of topics needed to provide effective first aid for adults, children and infants including CPR and defibrillation, choking

Who is it for?

For workplace first aiders who require knowledge of medical conditions and how to respond to them. 

Suitable for any person wishing to act as a First Aider for adults or children. This course is particularly of benefit for schools and after-school clubs.

What Course Do I Need?
This course is suitable for high risk establishments such as manufacturing and is of three days in duration, however if you are a low risk workplace, such as an office your staff may need to only undertake the one day Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.

Depending on your risk assessment, it is recommended that F.A. undertake annual refresher training.



Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (EFAW) and the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Qualification (EPFA).

Working outside

Working outside in can expose workers to a range of risks not normally considered, staff that work outdoors can be exposed to risk of animal bites, water borne diseases such as Lyme disease or can be exposed to risk of uncontrolled blood loss. Our two hour Forestry First Aid +F course is designed to added onto a range of F.A. courses.

Consider blood loss in the workplace

  • The HSE recommend where blood loss or uncontrolled bleeding is a possible risk in the workplace. 
  • For example, when working with machinery, specialist training is provided.
  • Including training for the use of catastrophic haemorrhage control devices and blood loss control products.
  • Catastrophic haemorrhage training can be provided on all Regulated First Aid courses.
  • Including Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work courses. This will be annotated directly onto the First Aid Certificate.
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