Standard First Aid/CPR Child Care

Comprehensive two-day course offering lifesaving first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and injury prevention skills and knowledge, with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Includes the latest first aid/CPR guidelines and meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial early childhood education and day care worker safety requirements*.

VO2 instructors use a learner-centered approach and incorporate a lot of hands-on teaching to review, demonstrate and practice skills. Our instructors also use various teaching aids to help simulate real life emergencies. We where the first in the GTA to offer in-class and blended learning First Aid/CPR courses and are exclusive in offering training in both English and French.

Why certify with VO2 Health Focus:
∙ Leaders in the field of First Aid/CPR + AED training
∙ Only service provider to GIVE BACK YEARLY TO ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS. In 2017 VO2 contributed $1,000 to the following business partners: Centennial College, Catholic Children’s Aid Society, Interval House and Town Centre Private Schools.
∙ Exceptional Customer Service
∙ Significant cost saving compared to others  Register now.

Minimum 16 hours in-class

First Aid Instructor


  • Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

3-year certification in Standard Child Care First Aid


8 hours in-class*
*Check local legislation to determine certification level, maintenance, and recertification requirements.

Course Content
  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies - child and baby
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest – child and baby
  • Wound care
  • Head, Neck and spinal injuries
  • Bone, Muscle and Joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons
  • Childhood Illnesses
  • Caring for Children

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Participant Materials
  • Child Care First Aid (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Standard Child Care First Aid certificate