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Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3

APMS are delighted to be working with QUALSAFE in order to deliver superb, high quality, interactive and outstanding standards of training; leading to recognised qualifications across the UK.


QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF), is regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements, this course is designed and beneficial for:


Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early year/infant/childcare setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.


Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.


Newly qualified entrants to an early-years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work


During this 1-day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including:


  • managing an unresponsive infant or child,
  • CPR, choking,
  • seizures,
  • external bleeding and more.

For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification available below.

Enrolment on the course can be done via our website by completing the training request document, or by calling our staff to discuss your needs.

However, when your students attend the venue of your choice they MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION for FULL enrolment, those who fail to provide this documentation will not be allowed to start, and will be unable to enrol as per (QUALSAFE GUIDELINES).

During the course students will Fulfil the competencies set out within the QualSafe standards of practical and knowledge-based competencies.


In order to successfully obtain this qualification students will complete the QualSafe framework which provides students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to obtain their QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF).


Students shall be assessed by Five Practical assessments, A Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

At the first stage this will be checked and verified by the trainer to ensure students completion is to an acceptable standard; which is likely to be passed by (QUALSAFE); all skill exams and written documentation shall be checked by our trainer, when satisfied FULL acceptable assessments shall then be sent to (QUALSAFE) for further verification and certification.


It is therefore imperative that students are able to have full mobility, flexibility and are able to kneel and carry out rigorous tasks.


APMS are happy to discuss the practical assessments required by students’ ensuring their abilities are likely to aid a PASS.


APMS trainers will provide as much support (within our identified limitations), The course criteria MUST be met, lateness to the course and/or nonattendance may lead to students failing to qualify.


APMS strongly recommend that any student put forward for the course is free from all commitments for the duration of the course, this will help ensure that the success rate of your students is not compromised, and full commitment can be given.

Payment for courses MUST be made in advance, we require a full list of student details (this shall be explained further during the booking process); however, NAMES CANNOT BE CHANGED, this is due to our registration processes agreed with (QUALSAFE).


Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF), certificate personalised with their personal and Centre’s details.


Prices quoted are inclusive of VAT, within this price your student will receive a Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers and a Guide to Assessing First Aid Qualifications.



QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

1-day MANDATORY attendance course

Course minimum 5 Students, with a Maximum of 10


1-10 Students

1-6 Students = EA @ £450.00

7-10 Students = 4 Students @ £425.00



Please note, the additional discount is for a group of 10 students, should the total number of students be less than 10, then the individual fee will apply. Unfortunately, once registered, names are non-transferable, therefore no refunds shall be authorised. APMS must receive full payment for the course at least 3 working days before the training date.


APMS will supply all necessary equipment to ensure that students are able to fulfil their training needs without compromise.


Out of county training may incur additional expenses for travel ad trainer accommodation, if you wish to discuss enrolment on this course in more detail please do not hesitate to call or email us at

Official QA level 3 Qualification Specif[...]
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