QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Regular price £140.00

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

Resuscitation Council (UK)
Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications

Duration: 2 Days
Location: Clare Training Facility
Places: 12

This QA qualification is for people who work with or look after children, enabling them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with paediatric first aid situations, illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when looking after children.

This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 3 Award, in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.


The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations when looking after children.


The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective first aid to children and babies.

Intended audience

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid to children (including babies) when dealing with:

An emergency situation
Chronic or sudden paediatric illness Paediatric injury

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