Last reviewed on 23 April 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
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There is at least one person with a full, current paediatric first aid (PFA) certificate on the premises and available at all times when children aged 0-5 are present. At least one person who meets this criteria must accompany children on outings PFA training is renewed every three years, and that the training is suitable for workers caring for young children and, where relevant, babies A paediatric first aider is able to respond to emergencies quickly, taking into account the number of children, staff and the layout of premises 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, also have either a full PFA or an emergency PFA certificate within three months of starting work. Staff that do not meet this requirement