Child Care Professionals

CPR, First Aid, & Fire Safety Classes for Child Care Professionals

Children never cease to surprise you! Our training helps prepare child care professionals for everything from a skinned knee to a life threatening allergic reaction. Our training includes the most requested topics such as asthma, juvenile diabetes, bleeding control, fractures and more.

At First Response, we believe people learn best when they are relaxed. Our engaging instructors strive to make the class informative and relevant for each unique audience. Practice makes perfect, so we have lots of manikins available to make sure everyone has adequate practice time to feel confident with the skills learned.

In our Fire Safety class for Child Care Providers, you will learn how to prevent fires and respond appropriately in an emergency. You will learn about Fire Prevention, Fire Safety equipment, evacuation plans, and more. All tailored for a Child Care facility.

Our CPR and First aid course meets Bright From the Start requirements in Georgia and Endeavors guidelines in South Carolina, and our Fire Safety Classes meet Georgia State Fire Marshal’s Office and South Carolina Endeavors guidelines.

With over 22 years of experience, First Response knows how to tailor the training for your group.

Classes for Child Care Professionals

What Certifications do Child Care Professionals Need?

  • CPR and First Aid for Child Care Partners
  • Fire Safety for Child Care Professionals

Listed above are the best options, but these are also available:

  • CPR and First Aid for the Community
  • CPR, AED & First Aid for Direct Support Professionals
    • If you have an AED on-site, Direct Support is required for “Expected Users”

 

How to Get CPR Certified

CPR and First Aid training

Onsite training

We come to your Child Care facility and train your staff at your convenience.

In metro Atlanta or Augusta, we do ask for a minimum of 8 during the week and 12 on Saturday. For other areas, view our minimum page to learn more.

Participants earn a 2 year CPR & First Aid certification. This meets Bright From the Start requirements in Georgia and Endeavors guidelines in South Carolina.

$25 per person

Blended Online Training

Blended online training allows you to do the instruction portion from the comfort of your home. This also works great if you do not have enough for the minimum.

  • Classes are done online in a Live Zoom Training with an Instructor.
  • After completing the online class, they will receive a 45-day certificate until participants complete a hands-on skills check.
  • The hands-on portion is done in small groups and takes about 15 minutes per group.
  • Participants earn a 2 year CPR & First Aid certification after skills check. This meets Bright From the Start requirements in Georgia and South Carolina Endeavors guidelines.

$25 per person. No minimum is required.

Skills Checks

After completing your online training, you will need to do an in-person CPR skills check. We have locations across Georgia and South Carolina.    

This is usually done outside in small, socially distanced groups. 

If you would like to host an on-site skills check, there is a $50 fee (total);  this is waived if you have 6 or more people. You can request one here

How to Get Fire Safety Certified

Fire Safety Class

Onsite training

We come to your facility and train your staff in Fire Safety best practices for Child Care facilities at your convenience. You will learn how to prevent fires at your facility as well as how to respond if there were to be a fire. We also cover how to teach children about Fire Safety and ways you can involve parents in those lessons. In metro Atlanta or Augusta, we do ask for a minimum of 8 during the week and 12 on Saturday. For other areas, view our minimum page to learn more. Participants earn a 3 year Fire Safety Certification. Course meets the Fire Safety requirements for child care and elder care professionals in Georgia. It is approved by the Georgia State fire marshal’s office.  $25 per person
Fire Safety Online Class

Online Training

Online fire safety training is a great option because you can do it 100% from home and no minimum is needed. Not that this meets the same qualification as in person training since we it is held with a live instructor.

  • Classes are done online in a Live Zoom Training with an Instructor.
  • They will complete an online test to show their knowledge.
  • Will be sent certificate and places in the state system.
  • This is an instructor-led Fire Safety course that is held via Zoom.

Course meets the Fire Safety requirements for child care and elder care professionals in Georgia. It is approved by the Georgia State fire marshal’s office.

Just like a traditional class, participants can interact with their instructor and ask questions. the instructor can tailor the class to the specific needs of the participants.

This class takes approximately 3 hours.

$25 per person. No minimum is required.

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