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Paediatric First Aid (PFA) online course

  • Same-day e-certificate
  • Complete on any device
  • Complete in just 6-8 hours
  • Content provided by market leading experts
  • Interactive 3D scenarios
  • Highfield-accredited
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About this Course

This Highfield-accredited short e-learning course is designed to help you understand emergency first aid within the workplace.

This Paediatric First Aid (PFA) online course is completed entirely online and is accredited by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC). This course only takes 6 - 8 hours to complete with a downloadable certificate available immediately after completion. 

It is fully online and can be taken on all devices; you will be able to download a certificate at the end of the course, which can enhance your CV and job prospects. 

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.

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Why take this course?


Anybody that looks after babies, toddlers, children or young people must have Paediatric First Aid training. Whether this is in your own home, a guardian’s home or school, you need to understand the differences in first aid for children. Improve your knowledge and skills with this HSE compliant, continuing professional development course.


This Paediatric First Aid online course is ideal for candidates living or looking after babies, toddlers, children and young people. You don’t have to be working in childcare, you can take this course if you are a parent, guardian or older sibling.


There are no requirements for completing this course. Candidates are recommended to be a minimum of 14 years old.

What does this cover?

  • Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first-aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Providing first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive, choking or has external bleeding
  • Providing first aid to an infant or a child with a suspected bone fracture or dislocation; head, neck or back injury
  • An infant or a child with a condition that affects the ears, eyes and nose; burns or scalds; an acute medical condition or sudden illness; a minor injury; shock
  • An infant or a child experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • An infant or child who has sustained an electric shock or been poisoned
  • Providing first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis

Key Information

Course Duration

You’ll have access to the Paediatric First Aid online course for 3 months. It should only take you 6 - 8 hours to complete.

Course Location

Your course is fully online, so as long as you can access the internet, you can log in wherever you want in the world!

Course Support

Our customer support team is available Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am - 6pm. Feel free to send us an email or call in for any help.


What kind of First Aid is the Paediatric First Aid?

Paediatric First Aid is related to understanding first aid for babies, toddlers, children and young people. 


If you are looking for first aid training that covers emergency first aid and life-threatening injuries and illnesses in the workplace, check out the Emergency First Aid at Work online course. 



If you are looking for first aid training specifically for children and young people, check out the Paediatric First Aid online course.

Can I do this course on my phone?

Our First Aid course is compatible with all PC’s, Tablets and smartphones. As long as you have a good internet connection, you can complete this course anywhere.

How long is the certificate valid for?

The certificate does not have an expiry date but we recommend candidates to refresh their knowledge once a year to have it fresh in their memory in case of emergencies.

How long does the course take?

The course should take you about 6 - 8  hours. It can be completed at any time of the day, any day of the week, as it is delivered 100% online.

Is this course recognised?

This e-learning course is a Highfield Qualifications accredited programme. Some employers may have additional requirements depending on your sector.

I need to do some face-to-face training too, can I still take your course?

The e-learning can form part of blended learning if at least 6 hours of the training is face to face; a minimum of 12 hours of learning is provided to learners (when combined with time spent face to face) and; learners’ skills and knowledge is assessed in full during the face-to-face part of the course, in accordance with the qualification specification.

What if I don’t pass the course or test?

You can retry the course and test as many times as you need to without additional charges, as long as it is completed within the 3-months of purchase.

How long do I have to complete this course?

You must complete the course within 3-months of purchase, or you will need to purchase the course again if you would like to complete it.

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