Childcare First Aid Courses in Vancouver
Emergency Childcare First Aid teaches life-saving skills that are essential for parents and childcare workers.
Enroll in our Childcare First Aid course, and you’ll gain the confidence to handle any emergency involving children, toddlers, or babies. We cover a wide range of critical topics, from handling choking incidents, life-threatening bleeds, and seizures to mastering CPR/AED, and dealing with poisons, concussions, and anaphylaxis.
But it’s not just about the serious stuff; we’ve got your day-to-day concerns covered too! Learn how to handle cuts & scrapes, insect stings, animal bites, nosebleeds, knocked-out teeth, asthma, and much more.
And that’s not all! This course ensures you’re fully equipped to meet the standards set by the Community Care and Assisted Living Act. By completing this course, you’ll be qualified to work in a childcare facility in British Columbia.
Let’s make Vancouver a safer place for children. Sign up for our Emergency Childcare First Aid course today!
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Emergency Childcare First Aid Schedule
Childcare First Aid Course Content
- The Red Cross
- Responding to Emergencies
- The EMS system
- Check, Call, Care
- Airway emergencies
- Breathing and Circulation emergencies (Child & Baby)
- First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest (Child & Baby)
- Wound care
- Head, neck and spinal injuries
- Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
- Sudden Medical Emergencies
- Environmental Illnesses
- Caring for Children
Who should take this course?
- New Parents
- Childcare workers
- Daycare workers
- Elementary or pre-school Staff
Upon successful completion of the course, you will leave at the end of the day with your official Canadian Red Cross Emergency Childcare First Aid Certificate. Certifications expires 3 years from the date of your course.
“We are now feeling very confident as new parents with the new skills we have learned. We highly recommend this course for new parents!”
Private Childcare First Aid Course at your Workplace
Book Fundamental First aid to provide a private group course at your worksite.
We bring all the materials and equipment needed to certify your staff in Childcare First Aid on-site anywhere in Greater Vancouver!
Frequently asked questions
What is Emergency Childcare First Aid?
This is a basic first aid course designed by the Canadian Red Cross. Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued an Emergency Childcare First Aid certificate.
Does this course Aid include cpr training?
Yes, this course includes CPR-B, which means that you cover CPR techniques for Children and Infants. This course also includes instruction on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Children and Infants.
Can I do this course online?
No, you cannot complete this course online. In order to meet the requirements of the Community Care and Assisted Living Act, you must complete this course in class with a qualified instructor.
Is there a written exam?
Yes, there is a 24 question multiple choice exam that you will complete at the end of your class. You have 30 minutes to complete the test, and you must get 18 of the questions correct in order to pass the course.
Can I work as a first aid attendant with this certificate?
YES! If you work at a daycare, this course qualifies you to act as the designated first aid attendant anywhere in British Columbia. This certification meets the requirements of the BC Community Care and Assisted Living Act.
Do you offer Childcare First Aid in Vancouver?
Yes, all of our public courses are held at our training facility in Vancouver. Check out our location page to see where we are and learn more about how we offer the absolute best Childcare First Aid courses in Vancouver.