Red Cross - Child Care First Aid with CPR Level B

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.

Note: this course includes CPR Level C (Basic Rescuer CPR).


The following items are covered in this Red Cross - Child Care 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


There are no prerequisites for this course.


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.

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)

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