About the Course

Get the skills you need to confidently identify and respond to the most common childhood injuries and illnesses. Provide care that reduces the risk of further harm and gain valuable insights into the emotional aspects of caring for children.

Learn the special procedures for providing first aid and CPR to infants and children.

Take This Course If You Want to
  • Be prepared to help infants or children you interact with
  • Create a first aid kit for your family
  • Improve your emergency care skills
Learn How to
  • Provide CPR to an infant or child
  • Respond to common childhood injuries and illness
  • Help a child or infant who is choking

First Aid and CPR for Infants and Children 

The hybrid online and in-person course combines flexible online learning with valuable hands-on skill practice with an instructor. It's your course at your pace. Start online then schedule in-person training with an instructor. Practice lifesaving skills on specially-designed mannequins until you feel confident.

The PADI Difference

For over 50 years, PADI has undeniably been the Way the World Learns to Dive®, setting the standard for the highest quality dive training, underwater safety and conservation initiatives while evolving the sport of diving into a passionate lifestyle.


(and counting) PADI certified divers to date!


PADI dive centers and resorts across the globe


PADI Professional members worldwide

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Gifting and Sharing Courses

Want to share the experience or give the gift of endless adventure? You can now purchase PADI eLearning® and share it with a recipient of your choice! Whether you are purchasing the course as a gift or need to assign it to family members – it’s super easy.

  1. Purchase an eLearning course.
  2. Follow the link in your confirmation email or sign into your account to go to your Dashboard.
  3. From your Dashboard go to 'Manage Your Courses' section.
  4. Select the course you'd like to gift and enter the email of the gift recipient.
  5. The recipient will receive an email to start the eLearning course.
Prerequisites & Minimum Age
  • Course prerequisites: none, just a desire to help others
  • Minimum age: none 
Other Costs & Equipment

Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort for more information and pricing.

Time Commitment

Self-study: 3-5 hours

Entire course: 1-2 days

System Requirements

PADI's online courses are designed to work on the browsers listed below. For the best experience, make sure your browser is up-to-date.

  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Edge
  • Firefox

If you plan to be somewhere without internet access, use the PADI® Training app to download course content and study offline. Content can be downloaded in small sections with a total file size of approximately 1.10 GB. When you get back online, upload your progress so you can resume your training right where you left off.

The PADI Training app is available for Android™ and Apple® iOS devices. For the ideal experience, devices should be no more than three models old and running with the most current OS (operating system).

After this course
Your EFR® Instructor can also train you how to provide adult CPR and first aid for both life-threatening and non-life-threatening emergencies and teach you how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Ask for details.

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