In response to the COVID-19 ‘Stay at Home’ mandate, we have partnered with the American Red Cross to offer Provisional Certifications as a training solution for our customers to remain safe and still get certified during these unprecedented times.

Provisional Certifications are available for the following Red Cross courses:

  • Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED
  • Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)


Learn more about Provisional Certifications
Classes will resume when it is safe to do so. We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates as they become available.

If your certification is set to expire during this period, not to worry, we will recertify you as soon as it is safe to do so.

If you need assistance during this time, please call or text 1-800-916-1213 and a member of our staff will respond within 24 hours.

 Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED Certification – American Heart
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED class meets EMSA requirements for California Child Care workers and teaches:

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR
  • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for all ages
  • Pediatric Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • Pediatric First Aid

This class meets the requirements for the CPR and First Aid portion of California Title 22 and EMSA for Child Care Providers.


This Pediatric First Aid and CPR class is the ideal course for Preschool teachers, Daycare staff, Childcare employees, Babysitters and Parents. This class is for new students or those who need to renew their certification.


Pediatric First Aid CPR AED – American Heart Association , valid for 2 years

Class Schedule & Registration


What is the EMSA?

EMSA stands for Emergency Medical Services Authority. This state agency is based in Sacramento and they require all licensed child care providers in California to be certified in CPR and First-aid.

Is this class approved by the EMSA?

Yes, the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is approved by the EMSA.

What is included in the class content?

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid and CPR class combines both CPR/AED and First Aid for all ages (Adult/Child/Infant) with a focus on common pediatric first aid emergencies.

Is a special certificate issued at the end of the class?

Yes, individuals who successfully complete the course receive an American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification, valid for 2 years. The American Heart Association course is exempt from the EMSA sticker requirement and not needed on your certification to be EMSA compliant.

Is there a recertification option for those who are already certified?

No. At this time the EMSA does not allow a review course, individuals who are expiring must retake the regular Pediatric First Aid and CPR course.

Will an instructor come to your location and teach your staff?

Yes, we do provide onsite Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certification. For details click here

Where can I find out more information on other requirements for my childcare center?

California Department of Social Services

Have questions or need help?

Please call our office at 714-602-9796 during business hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, if we do not answer (we are most likely teaching a class) so please leave a voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible. PLEASE BE PATIENT, WE WILL RETURN YOUR CALL!

Program Policies

Refund Policy

Class fees are nonrefundable and no refunds will be issued once fees have been submitted. Class materials and supplies such as course manuals and textbooks, CPR masks and all other class supplies are nonrefundable.

Transfer Policy

The class transfer fee is $25 and registered participants are required to notify CPR Training Professionals by calling (714) 602-9796 at least 72 hours prior to the class date in order to be eligible to transfer. Transfers will only be granted if space is available in a future class with-in 90 days of the original class date.

No Show Policy

If a registered participant is a no-show and absent from their scheduled class, the participant will not receive a refund of any kind and is not eligible for a class transfer.

Cancelled Class Policy

CPR Training Professionals reserves the right to cancel classes as needed. In the event a class is canceled registered participants will be offered a transfer to a different class at no additional charge or a full refund.

Visitor Policy

Only registered class participants are allowed in the classroom during training. All visitors must wait in the parking lot.

Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

EMSA Pediatric First Aid CPR

Onsite Group Training