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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.

Child Care First Aid and CPRDuration:

16–20 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

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

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

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials

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

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Please note proof of student ID is required upon sign-in on the day of course.

Printable version – Standard Child Care First Aid & CPR Course

Legislative Requirements

All First Aid Programs must adhere to federal, provincial, and territorial legislation, which is found at www.redcross.ca/firstaidlegislation . While the Canadian Red Cross has researched the legislative requirements, it is the responsibility of the Instructor to ensure that those requirements are met in the courses that they instruct.

Red Cross First Aid Goal
“Improve quality of life by preparing people to make safe choices, prevent injuries, and help in emergency situations.”