HABC Level 3 Emergency Paediatric first aid

Nationally accredited, two day course for those working in Child Care, Ofsted compliant


Why is this training important? From September 2016 the government requires all newly qualified staff must have, at least, an emergency paediatric first aid certificate. The new Millie’s Mark is awarded to establishments that care for children who go beyond this requirement by training all their staff in emergency paediatric first aid.  Please see www.milliesmark.com  for award details.  

Who needs this training/ qualification? This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, primary school teachers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who has to deliver first aid as part of their role in either childcare settings or a domestic environment.

Learning outcomes

  • The role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Provide first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • How to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is choking or who is in shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings, allergenic reactions and minor injuries
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
How long is the course?
The Level 3 Paediatric Emergency First Aid  is a two day course. Each day starting at 0930 and finishing at 1630.
Are there any entry requirements?
No, but you should be able to kneel on the floor and stand back up unaided as part of the assessment.
How is the course assessed?
By practical activities and short answer questions. These can be completed verbally, please let us know before the day if you will need this option.
When will I know if I have passed?
Results are usually with us within 3 weeks and the certificates are sent, first class, signed for, Royal Mail delivery.
Do I need to bring anything?
You will need proof of identification such as passport, driving licence or a signed bank card. This is a requirement of the Awarding Body HABC, Hiighfield Awarding Body for Compliance. We supply tea, coffee and biscuits but not lunch. There is an on-site cafe or local shops if you wish to purchase lunch.  
What is the cost?

The cost is £120 per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

Our Paediatric First Aid courses are held regularly throughout the year. If you would like to book an individual place, or a whole course for your business please contact us.