QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) – Teesside – 2 Day

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This programme is designed to guide learners over 2 days of training to develop the skills and knowledge to deal with a range of first aid for children, infants and babies. 

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This programme is designed to guide learners over 2 days of training to develop the skills and knowledge to deal with a range of first aid for children, infants and babies.  This course has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the department for education’s EYFS framework and is ideal for:


  • Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 3 childcare qualification.
  • Registered childminders and assistants 
  • Au pairs
  • Sport and Leisure staff
  • Creche leaders
  • Anyone who is responsible for child welfare including parents, carer’s, grandparents etc. 

For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification

Anyone can apply to complete the Paediatric First Aid award and we encourage people to consider paediatric first aid training if they have contact with children.

On successful completion of this course including the examination aspects the student will be awarded the Qualsafe Award of QA level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).  This is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification.

Students will cover key areas including developing the Paediatric first aid skills and confidence to help someone who:

  • is unresponsive and breathing
  • is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • is choking
  • is bleeding
  • has burns or scalds
  • has objects in ear, nose or throats
  • is suffering from heat exhaustion or hypothermia
  • has a fever or sickness


Students will gain further knowledge and understanding on conditions including:

  • meningitis
  • diabetic emergency
  • seizures
  • asthma attack
  • severe allergic reaction (including anaphylactic shock)
  • has injuries
  • has swallowed something harmful


Under new heading Parking to all courses add “There is limited parking on site due to 24 hour operational staff use. There is ample on street parking nearby, but delegates are encouraged to cycle, use public transport or car share where possible. Please follow government guidance on transport during COVID-19 control measures. 

Getting there

By car – The address and postcode is CIPHER Medical, 5 Limeoak Way, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2LS.

By foot – We are based just under a mile from Stockton High Street (approx 15 minutes’ walk).

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By public transport – Stockton High Street is well served by busses. Stockton Railway Station and Thornaby Railway Station are both approximately 1 mile from the venue. 

By bike – We are just off the National Cycle Network Routes 1 and 14.

Cycle Route to CIPHER location

Where to stay

There are a range of accommodations to suit every budget. These are two hotels within a short journey that we can recommend. 

 Hampton by Hilton Stockton on Tees, Church Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TW (0.5 miles).

 Premier Inn Stockton on Tees (Teesside), Teesside International White Water Course, Whitewater Way, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6QB (1.2 miles)


Equipment Required

Stationary, tablets or laptops for note-taking and reference during lessons. All other equipment will be provided. 

Dress Code

Due to the practical nature of the course, including simulation and use of simulated blood, students are encouraged to wear robust clothing, including sturdy footwear. Some simulations may take place outdoors and therefore warm/waterproof clothing should be brought where appropriate.

Pre Course Reading / Learning

None required.


Refreshments will be provided throughout the course. Food storage, refrigeration and microwaves are available for lunch preparation during the course. There are a number of shops within a few minutes’ drive of the venue. 

CIPHER Medical has risked assessed and taken appropriate measures recommended by the UK Government to ensure the safety of delegates and staff taking part in essential face-to-face training, including the provision of appropriate sanitisation facilities and PPE. 

Delegates are encouraged to bring a face covering, however, if you forget we will provide you with one. 

Courses will go ahead subject to any restrictions imposed by the UK Government, including local lockdowns or changes in legislation. CIPHER Medical will do our utmost to provide reasonable notice to all delegates, however, restrictions could be imposed at any time and are beyond our control. Course fees will be refunded for any course cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Please check in to the UK Government Test and Trace with the QR code below or displayed in the venue on the day.

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