First-aid course

Try our fun, hands on realistic first-aid training in a no pressure learning environment

Childcare First-Aid and CPR Level C

At Alert First-Aid we not only believe it is our job to teach you the information below, but ensure you feel confident, and empowered, when dealing with injuries. We do this with our hands-on learning approach, and running first-aid scenarios that are relevant for you. We encourage the use of real first-aid supplies, asking questions, and practicing in a safe and fun environment.

This hands-on interactive first-aid and CPR training course includes adult CPR, child CPR, infant CPR, and two person CPR (Level C). Students will learn how to clear an airway on a conscious choking person. Recognition and first aid for shock, spinal injuries, heart attacks, angina, stroke, bleeding, broken bones, seizures, heat related illness, hypothermia, allergic reactions, poisons, and burns. Students will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Other topics include how to use a first-aid kit, what goes into a first-aid kit, small wound treatment, recognition and prevention of infection, how to use a CPR mask, how to protect yourself at the scene of an accident, what to do at an accident if you do not have gloves and a CPR mask, how to assess the history of an accident, and when and how to call 911 or just go to the hospital.

This Childcare First-Aid course is approved by the BC Provincial Community Care Facilities Branch. Canadian Red Cross certification is valid for 3 years. After completion of this course you will receive a Red Cross Emergency First-Aid CPR Level C certificate, which meets Child Care licensing. 

If you have taken this course within the last 3 years you are eligible for recertification.

If you are registering for a recertification, you must bring proof of current certification with you to the course. If you do not show proof of current certification, you will not be certified.

Virtual Red Cross Comprehensive First-Aid manual included. Hard copy manuals available for an additional $10.00. When applicable, first-aid course price includes GST.

Red Cross First Aid certificates are now virtual! You will receive a temporary certificate at the end of your course, and your certificate will be emailed to you after the course has taken place.

Full Course Length: 8 Hours
Recertification: 8 Hours

Schedule and Online registration for Victoria BC

Schedule and Online registration for Nanaimo B.C.

Schedule and Online registration for Duncan B.C.

Our Clients Say

"Very educational and easy to understand. Hands-on instruction and application of procedures greatly contributed to my confidence."

Angela Krizsan , Victoria B.C.
Emergency Childcare First-Aid Course

"One of the best first-aid instructors I've had. The course was fun and challenging with true-to-life scenarios. I would definitely use Alert First-Aid again"

Catriona Black, Victoria B.C.
Emergency Childcare First-Aid Course

"Mike made this course fun and informative with his great sense of humour and clear instructions. No time to sleep in his class!"

Anne Boudewyn, Victoria B.C.
Emergency Childcare First-Aid Course

"Best first aid class I've taken before. I learned lots and improved on my knowledge of CPR."

Sarina Tryon, Nanaimo B.C.
Emergency Childcare First-Aid Course

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If you have a group of people and would like us to come to your workplace to teach an Emergency Childcare First Aid with CPR C course, we offer this course in the following locations: 

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley

Please give us a call at 1-866-282-5378 or send us an email at to arrange a group course.

Who should take this course:

  • Childcare Providers
  • Babysitters
  • Summer Camp Employees
  • Parents
  • Grandparents