Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B/AED

Course is conducted 100% in class with an instructor while maintaining all safety requirements and social distancing requirements. It 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.


The following items are covered in this Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B/AED 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


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)
  • 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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