Is this course right for me?

Awarded by Highfield Qualifications, this course provides you with the first aid skills you require to enter into the children’s workforce.

The aim of the qualification is to guide and assess the development of your knowledge and skills relating to paediatric first aid. Paediatric First Aid gives you the knowledge and skills to provide effective first aid in childcare or early years settings, and to provide support and care when there is illness and injury.

Paediatric First Aid certificates are valid for three years from the date of successful assessment. The unit within this qualification cannot be replaced with any other first aid units.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • You should possess the aptitude and physical ability to carry out the practical tasks required


This course is delivered by

  • taught sessions
  • practical sessions

This qualification contains 2 mandatory units. You must achieve both units to gain this qualification


Assessment by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods, including:

  • practical demonstrations
  • task-based assessments


You could choose one of the many different courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Childcare qualifications
  • Other first aid courses (adults).