1 day Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid OFQUAL RQF (EPFA)

1 day Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid OFQUAL RQF training course (EPFA)





This level 3 OFQUAL  regulated RQF Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care. This Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support and  so is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, and need to provide emergency Paediatric First Aid when required. 

The Department of Education requires all newly qualified level two and three child carers to have either an emergency paediatric first aid or full paediatric first aid certificate. The Department of Education has updated it's guidance for First Aid in schools, early years and further education on 14 February 2022 which can be found by clicking here. This one day Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course is suitable for nannies or child carers registering on the voluntary childcare register or for newly qualified child carers complying with the latest legislation. To view the EYFS September 2021 guidance please click here.

This EPFA course covers the topics recommended by OFSTED for EYFS  (Early Years Foundation Stage) for the 1 day Paediatric First Aid Training of staff. The  topics covered in this EPFA course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).





This Emergency Paediatric First Aid training course is taught for 6 hours over 1 day and consists of theoretical and practical sessions. This 6 hours EPFA course can also be spread over a maximum of 4 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of 2 hours (subject to extra cost). The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.



Course content


  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Legislation
  • First Aid box and contents
  • The Accident Record form
  • Action in an emergency
  • Infection control
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation and CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use training
  • Epilepsy
  • Airway obstruction and Choking
  • Wounds and Bleeding control
  • Shock and Fainting
  • Bumps and Bruises
  • Minor Cuts and Grazes 
  • Nose Bleeds
  • Bites and stings 



Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and e-certificates.





Assessment is ongoing by the instructor. The qualification is assessed through the completion of a written workbook, practical demonstration and oral questioning.





An OFQUAL regulated RQF  Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course certificate  lasting three years will be issued  subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate.



Important Information 


Please note that delegates must be at least 18 years of age and be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


Delegates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.


Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

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