12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (VTQ) 

including AED (Defibrillator)

Course overview

This course is designed for people who are working with or have responsibility for children. It is a child specific first aid course and gives you the confidence and skill to help in an emergency situation and gives the organisation or employer the First Aid cover needed by law.  Our course meets the requirements set out by the Ofsted, EYFS, CSSIW and SureStart for people needing a 2 day 12 contact hour first aid course for Infant and child as well as Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. Green Boxes Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications.

The course teaches participants how to respond to real emergencies. The course uses combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

We are an edFirst preferred supplier for schools

Who is this course for?

Teachers, Nannies, Au Pairs, Youth Leaders and anyone working with children.


Topics Taught

Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

  • Scene Assessment

  • Barrier Use

  • Primary Assessment

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Serious Bleeding Management

  • Shock Management

  • Head, Neck & Spinal Injury Management

  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Electrical Shock

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use

Secondary Skills taught in this course:

  • Injury Assessment

  • Illness Assessment

  • Bandaging

  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

  • Burns and scalds

  • Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose

  • Chronic medical conditions or sudden illness, including sickle cell anaemia, diabetes, asthma, meningitis, and febrile convulsions

  • Effects of heat and cold

  • Recording reporting of accidents

  • First Aid Kits

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first-aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection, and the use of available equipment

  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is unconscious

  • Provide CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding

  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds).

  • Provide first aid using a defibrillator

  • Record and report accidents, injuries and illness to meet HSE requirements

  • Look after and ensure first aid kits meet requirements



Practical assessment and multiple choice examination. Successful delegates will receive a Certificate which is valid for 3 years.


12 hours contact time (normally 2 days). 


We can teach this course in our classroom in Windsor, Bracknell, Denham, Slough, Maidenhead, Newbury, Woking & Leicester , at your place of work or home or we can provide a training room in a location convenient for you.


Certified by Protrainings and Green Box First Aid Training.

Individual bookings

£125 including manual and certification card

Group Bookings

£750 for 1-6 people £800 for 7-12 people. 

Prices include certificate & manual, COVID PPE, online resources, wallet card, Certified CPD evidence, Face shield key ring

Where and When?
Unlike a lot of First Aid training companies we like to work to your time table. We believe in being flexible and training you or your team when it suits you.
We have a class room in Windsor, Bracknell, Denham, Slough, Maidenhead, Newbury, Woking & Leicester but we are happy to train you in your place of work, your home or we can find training facilities in a location of your choice. All you have to do is ask.....

Contact us: Tel 0330 311 0799 email

© 2017GBFAT. Green Box First Aid Training Ltd Company Number 11191296

Windsor, Berkshire

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