Childcare First Aid in Edmonton

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Childcare First Aid Courses in Edmonton, Alberta

This provider is your best choice in childcare first aid training in Edmonton, Alberta. This provider offers a wide range of first aid, safety, CPR and BLS courses, including advanced first aid, intermediate first aid, basic first aid, stand-alone CPR and AED training as well as basic life support (BLS). Other available courses include WHMIS, TDG and food safety certification. Private classes are also offered to trainees or large groups that require a separate training class. Two locations are available to people living in Edmonton. One is located in North Central Edmonton and the other childcare first aid training centre is located in South Central Edmonton. To enrol for any of these courses or to enrol in St Mark James childcare first aid training in Edmonton, click the link below or use the contact details provided.

Enrolment is quick and easy! Prospective trainees can enrol using the application form below or via e-mail. Telephone calls and walk-ins are also highly encouraged by Edmonton First Aid’s very helpful staff.

A complete list of classes and schedules can be found on the homepage.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding classes and schedules, you can reach Edmonton First Aid using the information below.

  • Telephone: 780-809-0829
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Address in South Central Edmonton: Suite 200 7915 – 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 6M6
  • Address in North Central Edmonton: Suite 202 11823 114 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta
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South Central Edmonton Childcare First Aid Training Centre

The center is located south of Whyte Avenue. Amenities such as restaurants, fast food chains, smoothy stores and many boutiques are located nearby. This training centre proudly offers courses and mask fit testing to students and workers at the U of A as well as the University Hospital. Free parking is available nearby as well. The south central training centre serves the neighbourhoods of Downtown Edmonton, Strathcona Junction, South Commons, Queen Alexandra, Ritchie and many more. Public transportation is also easily accessible from the center. The map below will give further details on the main training center.

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North Central Edmonton Childcare First Aid Training Centre

The new, opened in Winter 2022, North Central Training Center offers childcare first aid courses multiple times per month. A wide variety of other courses are also available in this large and new classroom. Located just south of Kingsway, it offers lots of options to attend class, including plenty of free parking on-site and multiple transit stops along the way. Nearby schools include NAIT, NorQuest and MacEwan, all of which recognize the mask fit certificates as well as the OH&S-approved certification. For more information about the location, please view the map below:

Training fees

Classes are offered at the lowest rates in Edmonton. Everything is included in the total fees – tuition, taxes, certification, as well as training manuals and equipment. Full reimbursements are given to trainees who do not complete the training course, provided a three-day notice was given to the staff.

Edmonton First Aid also offers a “no pressure” policy that assures trainees who do not pass the training course the first time can retake the course at no additional cost. The following is a break-down of some of the course costs in Edmonton:

  • Standard first aid, CPR level “A”, “C” or “HCP” – 132.99
  • Emergency first aid, CPR level “A”, “C” or “HCP” – 89.99
  • Standard childcare first aid, CPR level “B” – 132.99

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Offered programs

Pediatric mannequin and bag valve mask
Pediatric bag valve mask and infant training mannequin

Training courses and classes are available almost everyday, with certain classes on the weekends. You’re sure to have no problems with scheduling. CPR training courses are offered in three levels. Different levels are for different age groups of victims of heart attacks (cardiac arrest).

Trainees are introduced to the different algorithms and pathways used in rescuing people who become unconscious and are suspected to have experienced a heart attack. The American Heart Association’s BLS for adults and children is used in the CPR and AED classes, with a focus on the updated techniques and procedures.

Stand-alone CPR-only  classes are also available in the three levels mentioned previously. CPR A teaches students CPR for older (adult) victims, while C and HCP teach students CPR for older and younger (infants, toddlers, and school age children) victims. Classes are focused on skill development – including bandaging, bleeding management, and choking management, to name a few.

Certification and renewal

All training courses are workplace-approved certification courses. Trainees who are able to complete a training course are awarded a workplace-approved certificate, valid for three years throughout Canada. Renewal of certificates can be done through recertification courses. This provider does not renew expired certification, so be sure to get recertified before your workplace-approved certificate expires.

Training Centers for Childcare First Aid in Edmonton

Training centres are equipped with the latest technology in workplace approved training for both children and adults. Classrooms are very well-maintained and spacious to provide the most comfortable learning experience for the trainees.

Special / Private classes

Private classes are available to trainees who are unable to enrol in any of the regular schedules. Big groups or companies that request a separate class and schedule can also enrol in a private class. This provider offers classes for special company events within the Edmonton area.

Did You Know?

Eye injuries in children

In case your child’s eye is injured, bring them directly to the ER. Watch out and look for any bleeding, redness, blurry vision, or inability of the child to move his or her eye. If there is any bleeding, use clean piece of cloth or gauze and place light pressure of the eye to stem the flow. After treatment, you can use ice packs and pain relievers for swelling and pain. Eye injuries often look worse than they actually are because there are numerous blood vessels on the face that get damaged and bleed profusely from an injury. If your child falls, gets hit in the face by an object, or simply gets into an accident, be sure to perform basic first aid before bringing him or her to the emergency room.

Enrol in a St Mark James first aid program to learn more about recognizing, preventing and managing head and eye injuries!

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