Level 3, Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course – 1 Day

Course overview

The Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course (EPFA) is a 1-day course

If you work in or manage a high-risk setting (such as a nursery with children who have additional medical needs) your staff may need to take the 12-hour Paediatric First Aid (PFA) qualification.

The type of PFA course your workplace will need is dependent on your First Aid Needs Risk Assessment. Follow the link to the HSE’s site for further information.


This course is accredited by an Ofqual Regulated awarding body. Meets requirements of Ofsted and EYFS.

Who is it for?

Suitable for low-risk environments. 

This is a regulated qualification that is suitable for those who need first aid training for children. This includes those working in schools, nurseries, early years settings as well as childminders. 

It is also suitable for low-risk establishments.

Course cost

The price for up to 12 students is £718.00

Course delivery

This course can be delivered at your business or organisation’s premises or venue. 

Course content

  • The roles and responsibilities of an EPFA

  • Assessing an emergency

  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child

  • Recovery Position

  • CPR and defibrillation

  • Choking

  • Minor Injuries

  • Bites and Stings

  • Seizures

  • External Bleeding

  • Hypovolaemic shock

Annual training

You might want to consider the Need for Annual Training as Part of Your Risk Assessment. The HSE and Ofsted recommend annual refresher training every year for workplace First Aiders. 

Get in touch with us to see what the best options are for your organisation.

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More Course Information

This course is designed to cover full paediatric first aid situations for anyone who cares for infants and children. We deliver 1st aid skills and practical assessments so that we can assess an emergency situation readiness.  As a paediatric first aider, you need to assess an emergency situation and have practical life-saving skills and understand the role of a 1st aider. This level 3 award will help you deal with a range of emergencies with young children.

Blended Learning

The best way for you to meet your legal requirements for the Health & Safety First Aid Act.

Have more flexibility for our courses. Take part in your training online, reducing your time in the classroom. This also means that less time is lost to travel. This allows you to study first aid theory at your own pace. The practical modules are then delivered in the classroom, face-to-face with one of our trainers.

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