Level 2 Award (England,Northern Ireland&Wales)

QCF Qualification Code: 500/9920/6

Full Qualification Title: Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.

Unit 1 Title: Paediatric Emergency First Aid

QCF Unit Code F/600/2036 

Level 5 Award (Scotland) – SCQF Qualification Code: R124/04

Full Qualification Title: Level 5 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Unit 1 Title: Paediatric Emergency First Aid – SCQF Unit Code U559/04

This one-day Paediatric Emergency First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support. 

If you have a professional interest, i.e. you are a child-minder or school teacher etc, then this course fulfils partly the requirements of OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

In order to obtain the full qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation, which includes this one and J/600/2037 or U560/04 (Scotland) - Managing paediatric illness and injury. 


A minimum of six hours makes up this unit consisting of theoretical and practical work, plus some pre-course activity could be required.


A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Minor injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and bleeding



Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical ability, along with a multiple choice question paper.

A Unit accreditation certificate lasting three years will be issued, subject to assessment.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

Age Limit

Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace for children and infants until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling however, we have several locations throughout the UK where we can also undertake this course. Our locations are in Scotland, North Wales, Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Hampshire, Devon and Cornwall, please contact us for further information.


1-Day course.

Minimum of 4 & a maximum of 12 attendees per course.

£60.00 per attendee.


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