Paediatric FA Overview

This two-day Paediatric First Aid course provides learners with a broad understanding of first aid injuries and medical conditions a guardian of a child may come across. The course will look at common concerns from choking to child resuscitation, infantile convulsions and asthma.  

The course is suitable for parents, childminders, nursery staff and primary school teachers. This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and ESTYN/Ofsted.

Paediatric First Aid Book

Paediatric FA Syllabus

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions which include a range of topics are covered including:

  • Responsibilities
  • Incident reporting
  • Assessing the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive child
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in babies and children
  • Choking
  • Blood loss and shock
  • Foreign bodies
  • Eye injuries
  • Burns
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Fainting
  • Diabetes
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Meningitis


There are courses running at the following locations across South Wales.

Swansea - Towers Hotel 2 - 3 November 2020 No

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Successful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 Paediatric First Aid by the awarding body First Aid Awards (FAA).

FAA Certificate for Paediatric First Aid

Certification Renewal

The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by resitting the qualification.

It is recommended to complete Continual Professional Development on a yearly basis to maintain practical skills and keep information at the forefront.

Candidate Needs

The course involves various practical sessions, where candidates will need to get down to the floor to practise their first aid skills. This will include practising recovery position and demonstrating effective resuscitation for a minimum amount of time. If you have any concerns about carrying out these activities, you should get in touch before booking the course.

If candidates have any physical or learning needs for the group work or for the assessment, this should be notified as part of the booking.


The course will have three planned breaks, with tea and coffee available during the morning and afternoon break. There is no lunch provided and it is recommended you bring lunch with you.

Additional Information

If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Individual Small First Aid Kit

Price Includes

  • Candidate registration fees
  • Certification
  • Course handbook
  • Small personal First Aid Kit
  • All training equipment for practical sessions


£128 per person.

Course invoiced after booking, with the option to request at time of booking an invoice payable by credit card.