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Paediatric First Aid
with Outdoor Element
QA Level 3

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid, with outdoor element


The Paediatric First Aid (with outdoor element is at QA Level 3 and is designed 

  • for anyone who cares for children and infants; including parents, guardians, grandparents, or people who have a professional involvement with children and infants. 

This regulated qualification forms part of the QA First Aid suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: 


  • The Resuscitation Council (UK) 

  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 

  • A distinguished panel of experts in emergency medical care 

  • This QA qualification is: 

  • For people who are required to provide emergency first aid to infants and/or children 

  • Based on the EYFS syllabus for emergency first aid courses 

Course Overview

You'll cover a whole range of topics, giving you the skills and confidence you need to deal with a First Aid  situation with a child or infant. ​

Practical assessments – observed by the Trainer throughout the course, with the results of each learning outcome recorded on the practical assessment paperwork. There are 5 mandatory and 1 optional practical assessment for this qualification: 

  • Infant CPR and safe use of an AED

  • Child CPR and safe use of an AED

  • Choking casualty

  • Paediatric wounds, bleeding, and shock  

  • Unconscious casualty 

  • Catastrophic bleeding (optional extra) 


  • Course duration - 7 hours

  • Maximum class size is 12

  • Defibrillator training can be included in all sessions.

  • You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course

  • Courses are Ofqual Regulated

How do I sign up?

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