service slide 1
previous arrow
next arrow

Paediatric First Aid (Annual Refresher) (RQF) QA Level 3 Award

level 3 paediatric first aid

Awarding Body:

Qualsafe Awards – Ofqual regulated

Training course type:

On-site training and assessment

Novice training course duration:

3 hours

Novice candidate numbers:


Card options:

1-year Qualsafe traditional card & certificate

Minimum age:



Tuppco instructor

What is the QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Annual Refresher) (RQF)?

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework states that early years providers should consider whether paediatric first aiders need to undertake annual refresher training to maintain basic key skills and keep up to date with any changes to paediatric first aid procedures.

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Annual Refresher) (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed to allow qualified paediatric first aiders to refresh their knowledge and practice essential paediatric first aid skills every year until requalification training is required.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by preparing them to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations. It is designed to help maintain skills and keep up to date with any changes to paediatric first aid procedures.

What does the training course include?

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Seizures

Venue and equipment requirements:

  • Suitable and safe area to complete paperwork
  • Suitable welfare facilities
  • Suitable area for practical demonstrations
  • Risk assessment completed

HSE further information:

First aid at work

Practical assessment criteria:

Practical assessments – observed by the Trainer throughout the course, with the results of each learning outcome recorded on the practical assessment paperwork.

There are 4 mandatory and 1 optional practical assessment for this qualification:

  • Infant CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Child CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Choking casualty
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Catastrophic bleeding (optional)

On-site training courses delivered:

Southwest – Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Avon, Somerset, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire

Southeast – Oxfordshire, Kent, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex

Midlands – Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire

East Anglia – Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk

Aylesbury, Banbury, Basingstoke, Bath, Bedford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Coventry, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Hungerford, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Southampton, Stroud, Swindon, Taunton, Warwick, Winchester, Witney, Worcester, Yeovil

Recognised industries:

Healthcare, Public Sector, Childcare, Tourist attractions, Marine, Utilities, Councils, School, Corporate, Sports.

Known as:

Child care first aid course refresher, yearly First aid infants and babies training, paediatric first aid refresher, annual early years first aid

© 2024 TUPPCO