Emergency Paediatric First Aid

EYFS update following Government change in legislation

In the revised Statutory framework for the EYFS (effective 3rd April 2017) the requirement for Paediatric first aid training courses is that ‘All newly qualified entrants to the early years workforce who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30 June 2016, must also have either a full PFA or an emergency PFA certificate within three months of starting work in order to be included in the required staff:child ratios at level 2 or level 3 in an early years setting. Providers should display (or make available to parents) staff PFA certificates or a list of staff who have a current PFA certificate.Childcare providers will be allowed a three month ‘grace’ period to complete PFA training after starting work with a new employer.

Emergency paediatric first aid training courses – overview

The 1 day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course meets the criteria as outlined in the EYFS framework where the numbers of full paediatric first aiders have been met considering the criteria and your first aid needs assessment.  Persons holding this qualification may be in addition to EYFS requirements.

Training is delivered in a practical way by experienced trainers who will ensure your training is enjoyable and relaxed.

The course fully meets the requirements for compliance with Ofsted under the EYFS.  Course content is the first 6 hours (day one) of the full Paediatric first aid qualification.

  • Unit one – Emergency Paediatric first aid

Certificates are valid for 3 years and are accredited with our chosen awarding body.  Attendance on the Emergency paediatric First Aid course every 3 years is required to maintain first aider status.

As part of our service, we inform you in advance when your qualification is due to expire to ensure you’re aware of when you need to book on your re-qualification training. This service is for both individuals and companies alike.

Paediatric first aid for Childminders

We know how difficult it can to book training when you are busy in the week.  So we now offer Paediatric first aid courses on a Saturday at our training centre in Ashton.   This training is at a special reduced rate with a training provider certificate valid for 3 years.  The course meets the same standards and is delivered in the same way as the accredited training.  If you would prefer to take the course under accreditation, just ask.

We also offer training on Saturdays to be delivered at your premises.

Are you an Employer?

We are approved training providers with The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) and  Qualifications Network UK (QNUK) 

What this means  for you as an Employer …

You are covered under HSE Requirements*  as there is no additional requirement for your organisation to check due diligence when you choose us as your training provider.  In other words you can be assured that your employees receive training to required standards.

(*HSE: Selection of a competent first aid training organisation – Due diligence).

Paediatric First Aid and Annual Refresher

For anyone wishing to attend the full 12 hour paediatric first aid qualification book onto our Paediatric First Aid training.  This is an accredited course over two days.

For Paediatric Basic Life support (3 hour) book First Aid Annual Refresher.  This course covers basic emergency first aid for infant, child and adult.

Training can be delivered on site with flexible times for Group bookings and open courses are available in Manchester, Stockport and Tameside

emergency paediatric first aid training courses

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid training courses

Content overview

    • Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
    • Dealing with emergencies
    • CPR on an infant and child
    • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
    • Choking
    • Recognising and dealing with shock
    • Recognising and dealing with anaphylaxis
    • Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding
    • Dealing with minor injuries


Course duration

1 day


Practical assessments


Accredited Certificate – Valid for 3 years


Do you have questions? Call us for advice on 0161 672 7250


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"Thank you to everyone at Pulse Training Partnership for delivering an interesting and rewarding First Aid at Work course. The venues, trainers and course materials were ideal and we look forward to developing Pulse Training Partnership as our chosen partners in all future training"

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Our partnering approach to training through Pulse training Partnership has been of great benefit to Mastercall.  This approach has enabled us to realise our mandatory training targets and has also been a key contributing factor to meeting and exceeding our service levels in line with our company vision  ‘To be an Out of Hours provider of choice for integrated care services’. Thank you Graham, Lynne and Jayne for working closely with us and contributing to staff realising their true potential!


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