First Aid for Babies and Children (Paediatric First Aid)

The next Paediatric First Aid course is being held on Thursday 21 January (Unit 1) and Unit 2 on Friday 22 January 2021.


In addition, child care / paediatric first aid training course are held on Thursday evenings given sufficient numbers.


Paediatric First Aid is a Level 3 course now with separate accreditation for Emergency First Aid (Unit 1).  Each Unit has a minimum teaching hour requirement of 6 hours.  

Unit 1 covers emergency first aid including AED awareness training.  Unit 2 mainly involves managing paediatric illnesses and injuries.  Units taken separately are awarded a Level 2 certificate with completion of both units within a specific period a full Level 3 Paediatric First Aid can be awarded on successful completion. 


If you are interested in attending a Paediatric course either because you are required to do so as an employee or for confidence in handling incidents in your own family please email


Generally, Paediatric First Aid courses are suitable for those who are training as nursery nurses, working in infant and junior schools (Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)), child minders, nannies and church groups and meets OfQual and other organisational requirements.


Individual Unit course fee is £85.00 but if taken together the course fee is £130.00.  Discounts are available for groups.



VAT is not payable.


Please contact Christine (07966661015) or Godffrey (020 8949 4883) to arrange training at the MEFAS Training Centre or at your work place.