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QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric Annual Refresher


Subjects Covered

  • Danger response airway breathing compressions and defibrillation (DRABCD)
  • Secondary Survey
  • Recovery Position
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking

Suitable for

  • Childminders
  • Nursery school workers
  • After school clubs
  • Primary School Teachers
  • Sports Coaches
  • Nannies
  • Au Pairs
  • Babysitters
  • Parents

Type of Assessment

  • There is no assessment

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher

Qualification overview

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)
  • Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications

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.

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

This qualification outlines a range of practical skills for providing first aid to infants and children. Learners will practise assessing and managing an incident and demonstrate how to treat a variety of serious conditions.

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


The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to refresh the knowledge and practical competencies needed 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 as recommended by the EYFS.


The purpose of this qualification is to refresh the first aid skills and knowledge of qualified paediatric first aiders and qualified emergency paediatric first aiders that are needed to provide effective first aid to children and infants.


This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 4 hours. It has 2 elements:

  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 3 GLH, and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study as directed by but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 1 hour

The course is accredited and certified by Qualsafe Awards.

Starts from £460.00 +VAT

In Person at Your Workplace

£460.00 +VAT
Additional Student Price: £10.00
Class Size: 6
Duration: Half day

In Person at Hendeca's Training Facility in Surrey

£580.00 +VAT
Additional Student Price: £10.00
Class Size: 6
Duration: Half day

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