Online Infant/Child CPR, Choking and Injury Prevention Course

Gain the confidence to keep your family safe.

Canada's favourite Infant/Child CPR workshop is now available in a convenient at-your-own-pace online format!

Learn what to do if an infant or child goes unconscious, stops breathing or begins to choke - followed by an in-depth discussion on injury prevention for infants and toddlers.
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Getting It Right from Day One

Learn how to keep your baby safe in their car seat during their first year of life. Presented by Holly Choi, nationally-certified Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor (CPST-I)

Becoming a parent for the first time is challenging and often confusing; with all sorts of contradictory information being given between the government, health care providers, friends and family. Though installing car seats shouldn’t be complicated, it can be an extremely daunting task for new parents, experienced parents and other caregivers. This course is designed to help you de-mystify installing your car seat, clarify best practices and get you to a place of confidence regarding your child’s safety in your vehicle.
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Supporting Neonatal Resuscitation

Designed specifically for birth doulas to upgrade their knowledge and support their clients

“Supporting Neonatal Resuscitation” helps doulas understand procedures of neonatal resuscitation and the NICU so they can confidently support their clients through unforeseen or complex birth outcomes. This course operates from within the boundaries of a doula’s scope of practice to offer skills to understand the environment and empathize with their clients as well as care for themselves during and after critical incidents.
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What our students are saying

Don't wait! Dive in - there's always more to learn and this team educates with patience and clarity, imparting wisdom and confidence. These are invaluable, lifesaving skills that every care provider should know. While I've worked as a care provider for quite some time, these courses offered new perspectives with clarity and non-judgment further building upon my skills. 

- Jess

About Us

Since 2016, Safe Beginnings First Aid has educated over 9,000 caregivers and professionals with essential lifesaving skills for children. Gain confidence with the guidance of experienced instructors, Holly Choi and Jill Colpitts.

First Aid, Car Seat Safety and Childhood Injury Prevention Education

Holly Choi

Holly discovered her passion for teaching and mentoring while training clinicians and their support staff in the medical software field for over 5 years. Following the birth of her first child Holly certified as a First Aid Instructor with the Lifesaving Society BC/Yukon Branch. With a keen interest in child safety, Holly certified as a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (CPSAC). Since her certification as a CPST, Holly volunteers weekly in her community; helping caregivers gain confidence with their car seat installation and usage. Holly successfully certified as a Technician-Instructor (CPST-I) with CPSAC in October 2017. Additionally, in 2020, Holly became a nationally-certified First Aid Instructor with the Canadian Red Cross. Holly is a member of the International Association for Child Safety (IAFCS). Holly is a dedicated mom to two daughters, ages 2 and 5.

First Aid and Perinatal Support Education

Jill Colpitts

Jill is a First Aid Instructor affiliated with the Lifesaving Society BC/Yukon Branch and the Canadian Red Cross. Her background includes aquatics, childcare, and doula services. When she's not teaching first aid, Jill can be found supporting clients as an experienced doula in the Vancouver, BC area. In addition to attending births, Jill actively mentors new doulas and hosts events and education sessions for the local doula community. When she’s not busy teaching, attending client's births, or enjoying a serene evening paddle on her paddle board, Jill loves chasing after her two energetic children, ages 11 and 7.