Learn the essentials.
This 2-hour course focuses on 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
A discussion on injury prevention for small children is included.
|Resources||Electronic Course Package|
|Course Fee||Public courses: $40-45 + GST per participant, depending on venue. Private courses, please see below.|
Our public courses are breastfeeding friendly, and pre-mobile infants are welcome to join.
Great HCP-CPR course today with Jill! She made the material clear, straightforward and engaging. Great balance of theory and skills, I felt confident at the end of the day. Thank you!
Great course. I've taken a lot of first aid courses over the years and found Holly's teaching style to be much more memorable and relevant. The way she explains things and breaks it down is straight forward, tangible and appeals to your common sense, she also gives you cues to help you remember! Loved the course and even better loved that it was at home with friends!
I worked with Jill as a co-host for an event as well as taking her CPR-C/AED. I found the content well organized and EXTREMELY informative. Jill's teaching style is laid back, easy going and personable. I left the class feeling informed and confident. I would highly recommend Safe Beginnings to anyone looking for a solid CPR course
I did a course with Holly this weekend. She is very knowledgeable and the class is very engaging. I really enjoyed myself and left feeling like I had learned a lot. I would definitely recommend the non-certified CPR/choking course to any parents or anyone who will be working or spending a lot of time with kids!
Loved this! I've been to many other first aid classes before and this one was extremely informative. Holly was a great instructor, she definitely has a knack for keeping everyone's attention on her and what's being taught. Thank you!
This short course was packed with useful information and physical practice.
We wanted to learn some basic first aid skills before the arrival of our first baby, and Holly and Safe Beginnings First Aid class was exactly what we were looking for. She covers the basics from CPR to safe preventative practices around the house, and has excellent cues and descriptions to help you remember the tips, skills and techniques. I would recommend this to anyone with kids, expecting children, or wanting a refresher on first aid skills.
I attended this course a few months ago and found it very interesting. I learned a lot and was even able to bring my 5 month old along. Today my daughter ended up choking on some food and it surpised me at how easily I was able to stay calm pick her up and do what I was taught. The food was out in seconds and she was a littlw shook up but okay. I dont even want to think about what would have happened if I did not part take in this class. I always thought Iwas supposed to just tap their backs, thankfully I was taught the proper way. So again thankyou, tonight you helped me save my daughter. ♡
I took the 2 hour infant CPR class with Holly in Squamish and it was great. Holly is very knowledgeable and was able to teach the content in a professional and pleasant manner. Would definitely recommend this course.
Very informative course. Holly was great. I feel a lot more knowledgeable bringing our child into this world now.
Great class. Well laid out curriculum and well taught. Very thorough but not overwhelming. Highly recommend!
After taking this course we feel much better equipped to safely welcome our new baby into the world 🙂
My husband and I are first time parents and heard great things about Holly. We live in downtown and chose to pick her in north van from the great reviews. We are so happy we got our training from her. She is very knowledgeable and professional and at the same time fun and personable. I particularly loved that she is a mother herself so she gave examples of things in the house we should be aware of and shared examples and stories of things her daughter has done that can be a risk. She flagged little things that we don't think of. I learned so much and feel as prepared as one can welcoming a little one into our world and home. I highly recommend her. Great class for couples and friends to do together.
I just finished the Safe Beginnings First Aid corse with Jill. She was clear and concise. The corse was easy to follow. Enough practice was done throughout the class to allow for memory of the content to form.
Found the infant CPR class to be very informative. It answered all my concerns and questions about what to do if my future baby or niece is choking or unconscious. I would highly recommend this class to any new parents, current parents, parents to be, grandparents, or anyone babysitting a small child! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Holly was excellent, very knowledgeable and made the two hour class fly by. I feel a lot more confident about my first aid skills for sure.
We completed the CPR course today and left feeling confident with the skills we took away with us. Holly knows her stuff and is passionate about what she does. She teaches in a way that is straight to the point and easy to follow. I have already recommended this to my mom friends and will continue to do so!
Excellent! Highly recommend this class. Up to date information and baby friendly environment. Thank you.
This was a wonderful course! There was a lot of information to learn in two hours but Holly made it easy to understand and fun. I feel much more confident starting solids with my baby now! Holly also checked my car seat for me after the class and discovered it has a recalled part! I’m very happy I took this course.
I took Safe Beginning's First Aid course specifically for doulas over the weekend. Jill is obviously very knowledgeable and relayed her expertise in an easy to follow and practical manner. There was lots of practical skills taught and we also had the opportunity to practice on each other and infant dolls. It was a great course and when I need to recertify, I'll look to Safe Beginnings first!
Private Infant/Child CPR Courses
|MONDAY – FRIDAY||SATURDAY, SUNDAY + HOLIDAYS|
|1-10 participants||$200 + GST||$240 + GST|
|11-16 participants||$250 + GST||$290 + GST|
We live on the North Shore, but we’ll teach anywhere between Squamish and Chilliwack! For some communities, we charge a $35 + GST flat-rate travel fee – added to the total course fee, not per person, to help keep the cost per person low!
Outside of our service area? Send us a message – we’re known to wander outside our regular area from time to time.
|NO TRAVEL FEE||$35 FLAT-RATE FEE|
|Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Port Moody, Coquitlam*, New Westminster||Richmond, Delta, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam*, Surrey, Langley, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Squamish|
How to Book
Booking is easy! Get in touch and let us know what you’re looking for. We’ll get back to you promptly with a detailed quote for your group, based on your location and the course you’re booking.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are children welcome?
In privately hosted courses, children of any age are welcome to be present.
How much space do you need for a course?
Our courses require open floor space – large living rooms where furniture can be pushed to the edges of the room tend to work well. Common rooms in strata complexes work really well, too!
Can you accommodate a group larger than 16?
Get in touch and we’ll try to accommodate you! In some cases, running multiple courses may the best/most economical option.
Which course is right for me?
Let us know what your needs are, and we’re happy to recommend the best course for your current situation.
*some areas of Coquitlam (such as Burke Mountain) may have a travel fee applied.