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Child First Aid

About the Child First Aid Course

In this 2.5-days Child First Aid Course, you will learn the skills and knowledge to render first aid to Child and Infant casualties, perform CPR and relief of foreign body airway obstruction protocol effectively.

This course is accredited by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council and approved Early Childhood and Development Agency.


1) Early Childhood Educator 

2) Individual interested to become Child First Aid Instructor

The Child First Aid Certification is one of the requirements for Individual to teach Child First Aid

3) Individual keen on learning advance child and infant first aid skills and knowledge

20 hours (2.5 days from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm for 2 days and 9.30 am to 1.30  pm on the last day)


Self-SponoredFunding AmountBalance Payable inclusive of GST
Course Fee$192.60
SSG Funding (≥ 21 years old)$144.00$48.60
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (≥ 40 years old)$162.00$30.60
WTS Funding$171.00$21.60
  • You can use your SkillsFuture Credit to claim for the remaining of the course fee! For the user guide on how to claim SkillsFuture Credit, please click here.
  • To apply for funding, kindly write to courses@sera.sg

Company-Sponsored (SME)
Funding AmountBalance Payable inclusive of GST
Course Fee$192.60
Coy, SME, Non-WTS, External Course Fees -
90% of course fee up to $25 per training hr + $15 per OJT hr
Absentee Payroll - 80% of hourly basic salary up to $7.50 per training hr
Coy, SME, WTS, External Course Fees -
95% of course fee up to $26.50 per training hr + $15 per OJT hr
Absentee Payroll - 95% of hourly basic salary

Company-Sponsored (NON-SME)
Funding AmountBalance Payable inclusive of GST
Course Fee$192.60
Coy, Non-SME, Non-WTS, External Course Fees ( ≥ 21 years old ) -
80% of course fee up to $17 per training hr + $7 per OJT hrAbsentee Payroll -
80% of hourly basic salary up to $4.50 per training hr


Coy, Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (≥ 40 years old ), External Course Fees -
Coy, Non-SME, WTS, External Course Fees -
95% of course fee up to $26.50 per training hr + $8.50 per OJT hr
Absentee Payroll - 95% of hourly basic salary


  • Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY
  • Please note that prices are subject to changes.
  • Grant amount indicated here does not include absentee payroll (AP) funding as this is dependent on the trainee’s hourly basic salary (other than for trainees supported by surrogate Employers, where AP is computed on flat rate independent of salary).
  • Course ID: CRS-N-0048074

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Child First Aid

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Course Information

Course Objectives

At the end of the course the trainees will be able to:

  • Recognize a medical emergencies situation involving child and infant
  • Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles
  • Perform CPR on child and infant during an Emergency
  • Perform the appropriate first aid treatment for Foreign Body Airway Obstruction on Child and Infant
  • Identify the common medical illness of child and infant

Course Content

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Breathing Difficulties
  • Wound Management
  • Unconsciousness
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Common Child Injuries
  • Child and Infant CPR

Course Assessment

Theory Assessment: 80% score requirement (Multiple Choice Questions, 2 attempts allowed)
Practical Assessment: 100% score requirement (3 attempts allowed)

  • The re-assessment fee of $40 applies for trainees who fail their 2nd attempt of the theory assessment
  • Trainees who fail in any practical assessment will have to retake theory and practical assessments
  • Trainees who fail on the 3rd attempt of the practical assessment will retake the entire course

Course Requirements

  • Able to speak, read and understand English effectively
  • No medical heart and lung conditions or any physical disabilities and injuries that will prevent the participant from performing CPR

Course Features

  • Classroom-based learning with hands-on practice to reinforce skills performance with feedback from an instructor
  • Course is developed and conducted in accordance with the guidelines set by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC)
  • SERA uses Prestan Professional CPR Manikins (delivered from the US) that has unique and advanced features:
    • Realistic experience that provides for the best “real life CPR outcomes”
    • Allows students to observe a true chest rise.
    • Head tilt-chin lift feature enhances the learning experience and teaches students how to open the airway during CPR
    • Clicker mechanism and rate monitor increases student’s confidence in administering adequate compressions

Frequently Asked Questions

Our extensive FAQs are here to answer any questions you may have about SERA’s training courses, certifications, accreditations and more.

About Fundings

Applying for SSG Fundings

We are pleased to share that Singaporeans and Permanent Residents who are above the age of 21 can qualify for Self-Sponsored SSG Funding for Individuals. 

Please see below for the steps to apply for this funding:

  1. Register the courses with us
  2. Please fill in the form here as all information is mandatory for us to submit the claim for you: https://goo.gl/forms/7DLbtyGtlRL3xKlJ2.
  3. You will require a password to fill in the form. The password is 2019SERA
  4. Based on the information that you have submitted, we will apply for SSG funding for you
  5. We will inform you of the outcome and the balance due payable by you
  6. For the balance due payable by you, you can make payment via Skillsfuture Credits, NETS, bank transfer or PayNow. Do advise which method you’d prefer.

Kindly note that the certificate for the course will be issued to you only upon successful completion of the course and receipt of the balance due payable by you.

*The following courses are not applicable for SSG Self Sponsored Fundings but are applicable for Skillsfuture Fundings: 

  • Basic First Aid with CPR+AED Course
  • Basic First Aid Course
  • Psychological First Aid Course

About WTS Fundings

WTS stands for Workfare Training Support Scheme. WTS encourages individuals to attend training to upgrade their work skills and improve their employability.

Eligible individuals may receive:

  • Course fee subsidy to lower training costs
  • Training allowance when training is relevant to their job and individuals had paid for their own training
  • A cash reward for completing training

Refer to Programme Brochure for the terms and conditions

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen; and
  • Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and
  • Earn an average gross monthly income of not more than $2,000 for the months worked.

Click here to read more about WTS

Yes, kindly refer to the following link to learn about how you can submit Skillsfuture claims: https://sera.sg/en/index.php/skillsfuture-training-grants/

About Our Courses

About our Accreditation

Yes. Please refer to the list below for course accreditation information.

All Standard First Aid, Child First Aid, CPR + AED and Basic Life Support (BCLS+AED) and Instructor Courses
Accredited by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC)

Occupational First Aid Courses
Accredited by MOM

Applied Psychological First Aid
Accredited by the Academy of Certified Counsellors (ACC)

Basic First Aid and Infant and Child Basic First Aid Courses
Accredited by SERA.

All courses accredited by SRFAC and MOM will last for 2 years from the date of completion.

Yes, we provide refresher courses for Standard First Aid, Basic First Aid and Occupational First Aid.

Provider certificates are eligible for renewal/refresher course, 3 months before or 3 months after the stated expiry date.

Yes, we can provide the class at your premises with a minimum of 8 participants. Kindly drop us an email at courses@sera.sg to find out more.

SERA complies with the SRFAC guidelines of

1 Instructor: 6 Students: 1 Manikin/AED for our CPR+AED Courses,
1 Instructor: 18 Students for our Standard First Aid Courses, Child and Occupational First Aid Courses

About Our Location

We are centrally located at the heart of town, Somerset, 51 Cuppage Road #03-03. Just a 5-minutes walk from Somerset MRT, you will be able to get to our location! Click here for the direction guide to get to our premises!

Can’t find your question? Simply fill up the General Enquiry form and we will answer your question as soon as possible!

Course Information

Course Fee: $180.00 (before GST) for a limited time only

Eligible for SSG Fundings (Training Grant and Absentee Payroll) Course ID: CRS-N-0048074)

Eligible Skillsfuture Credit Claims (Course ID: CRS-N-0048074)

Duration: 20 hours (2.5 days from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm for 2 days and 9.30 am to 1.30 pm on the last day)

VenueSERA, 51 Cuppage Road, #03-03, Singapore 229469

Upon Completion: Child First Aid Certification by SRFAC, approved by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Validity Period: 2 years from the date of completion

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