Our mission is to make lifesaving education accessible. That's why we offer our courses both online and in-person.

Where are you located?

We teach our workshops in-person in Greater Vancouver, BC and online across North America.

  • Greater Vancouver, BC, Canada: Check out our in-person and online options!
  • Other areas of Canada + USA: Check out our online options!

In-person workshops

Our local teaching area for in-person workshops is Greater Vancouver, BC. We offer both public workshops and private (in-home) workshops. We also occasionally travel to the Okanagan-Interior region and Vancouver Island to deliver public workshops. 

Online workshops

We have three online workshops for parents and caregivers across North America:

  • Infant/Child CPR, Choking and Injury Prevention
  • Getting It Right from Day One (Car Seat Safety for Baby’s First Year)
    • Offered as an at-your-own-pace eCourse
  • Supporting Neonatal Resuscitation
    • Offered as an at-your-own-pace eCourse

our courses at a glance

Infant/Child CPR, Choking + Injury Prevention

Learn essential lifesaving skills for your family!
 
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to react with confidence if an infant or child: 
  • Goes unconscious
  • Stops breathing
  • Begins to choke

Followed by our signature discussion on preventing injuries for babies and toddlers.

2-2.5 hours (depending on delivery method)

In-person public workshops: $50 CAD* per participant
Webinars: $50 CAD* (live, not recorded)
eCourse: $65 USD (lifetime access)

Private workshops:
Weekdays/Weeknights: $400 CAD*† for up to 10 participants

Weekends: $450 CAD*† for up to 10 participants

*plus applicable taxes
†plus applicable private workshop travel fees

Our detailed digital resource package (PDF) is provided via email following the workshop (or immediately in the eCourse) 

This workshop is for information only, no certification is awarded. Certification requires in-person skills assessment and a minimum class time of 4 hours. If you are in need of certification, please check out our certification options listed below on this page.

First Aid for the Infant and Toddler Years (CPR-C/AED)

All the content of the Infant/Child CPR, Choking and Injury Prevention workshop is included: CPR and choking for infants and children, as well as injury prevention for when babies become mobile.

Know what to do if an infant or child:

  • Goes unconscious
  • Stops breathing
  • Begins to choke
Additional material in this 5-hour certification course (compared to our 2-hour workshop) includes:
  • Common baby + toddler injuries: bleeding, burns, bee stings
  • Common baby + toddler illnesses or emergencies: allergies, fevers, seizures, head injury. 
  • As this is a certification level course (CPR-C/AED), we also discuss: Heart attack, stroke, and use of AEDs (defibrillators) – making this a great course for the whole family.

5 hours

In-person public workshops: $85 CAD* per participant

Private workshops:
Weekdays/Weeknights: $725 CAD*† for up to 10 participants

Weekends: $750 CAD*† for up to 10 participants

*plus applicable taxes
†plus applicable private workshop travel fees

Provided via email following the workshop:

  • Our detailed digital resource package (PDF)
  • Canadian Red Cross digital comprehensive first aid manual (PDF)

CPR-C/AED certification, valid for 3 years with the Canadian Red Cross, is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

CPR-C for Doulas

  • This is a specialized CPR-C class designed for doulas, but also meets the requirements for the UBC Midwifery Program and nursing programs.

  • This course meets the criteria for birth and postpartum certification through DONA and other organizations.

  • You get a certification in CPR-C/AED, and we also discuss how to modify for pregnancy and how to support clients through a neonatal resuscitation event both in home and hospital environments. 

  • Adult, child, and infant skills are covered, and this is a professional level certification that is appropriate for certifying organizations, postpartum work, and many workplaces outside of the birth world, too.

6 hours (2 online, 4 in-person)

In-person public workshops: $85 CAD* per participant

*plus applicable taxes

Provided via email following the workshop:

  • Canadian Red Cross digital comprehensive first aid manual (PDF)

CPR-C/AED certification, valid for 3 years with the Canadian Red Cross, is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

CPR-BLS for Midwives and Nurses

  • Our publicly offered course is a recertification in CPR-BLS for registered midwives and nurses who already have a valid (within 5 years) CPR-HCP or CPR-BLS card.

    For recertification courses, participants need to show proof of past certification in Health Care Provider (HCP) or Basic Life Support (BLS) Level CPR.

  • For a full, new CPR-HCP course, please contact us

  • The course meets the requirements for the BC College of Midwives.

3 hours

In-person public workshops: $45 CAD* per participant (re-certification pricing only, not applicable to full length CPR-BLS courses)

*plus applicable taxes

  • CPR-BLS Manual from the Lifesaving Society is provided in new courses (not provided for recertifications)

CPR-BLS certification, valid for 1 year with the Lifesaving Society, is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) Certification Training

  • Become a “car seat technician”, certified in the proper use and installation of car seats and boosters.
  • 100% attendance is required for both the classroom and clinic portions, though there may be alternate arrangements possible for the clinic.
  • Most students find they need a certain degree of physical dexterity to do this work, though skilled technicians are able to coach parents without ever touching a seat.
  • Nursing, non-mobile infants are welcome in the classroom portion of the course.
  • This course is suitable for:
    • nurses, midwives, and doulas
    • family support workers
    • baby and child retailers
    • child care providers
    • community volunteers
    • parents
    • emergency services personnel
  • Successful completion of the course comes with a 3-year certification with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada and 3 years of insurance when working as a volunteer (either with other CPSAC volunteers, with another organization, or when volunteering independently). You will receive your course manual and a supply of triplicate check forms.
  • Many who take this course find rewarding volunteer opportunities in their community helping parents and caregivers. Some even earn tips!

3 days

In-person public workshops: $300 CAD* per participant

This fee includes your registration fees with CPSAC

*plus applicable taxes

  • CPSAC Child Passenger Safety Technician Manual
  • Supply of triplicate forms for car seat checks

CPST certification, valid for 3 years with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (CPSAC), is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Custom Programming

Holly and Jill have a diverse knowledge of child safety from various perspectives. Looking for unique doula/birth programming? Need a car seat safety expert? Let’s work together and develop a course that fits your needs. Get in touch with us to discuss options.

Sample custom programming:

  • Child Passenger Safety speaking engagements/school programs
  • Doula speaking engagements
  • Tailored content for outreach programs
  • Infant/toddler injury prevention workshops