Standard Child Care First Aid & CPR

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Designed for those in the early childhood education industry or those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies involving children and babies. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED. Register now.

Duration: 16–20 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

VO2 First Aid/CPR Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

3-year certification in Standard Child Care First Aid, CPR Level B, and AED

8–9 hours (may not be recognized by some provincial child care legislation, in which case the entire course has to be retaken)

Course Content
Level A

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Course Content

Level A

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Wound care
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Keeping children safe

Take Home Matrerials
Red Cross Child Care First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)