Red Cross - Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B

Comprehensive Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR training for individuals who need training for child care or early childhood education work, or who simply want more knowledge to respond to a baby and child injuries and emergencies at home. The course covers a variety of topics from basic (such as cardiovascular emergencies for adults, children, and babies, CPR Level B, AED, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to in-depth ones, such as sudden medical conditions, and injuries to the head and spine.


The following items are covered in this Red Cross - Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B class:

  • 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
  • Wound Care
  • Sudden Medical Conditions
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Childhood Illnesses
  • Keeping Children Safe
  • Summary
  • Scenarios
  • Written exam (min. passing grade: 75%)


16 Hours


The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • None Required


This course is ideal for people who care for children: parents, nannies, teachers and home-care providers.

In Alberta this course is the requirement for day-care and day-home workers and meets the standards of the Alberta Family & Social Services department.

In BC this course is recognized by the British Columbia Provincial Child Care Facilities Licensing Board.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • Standard Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B.
  • This certification if valid for three years (or as legislation dictates)
  • AED certification will also be included where local legislation permits (example: Alberta)

hdgAdditional Information

What to bring:
• Pen and paper
• Comfortable clothing (CPR will involve physical activity)
• In-door footwear

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