Baby Emergency Course

It’s no secret how easily infants and young children can become unwell or hurt themselves. It’s often hard to tell how to respond and when to worry. Let CareFlight’s expert Clinical Educators teach you the skills to help you become confident when caring for the children in your life.

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Nurofen for Children is proud to support CareFlight in 2023. From fever to choking and CPR, CareFlight’s Baby Emergency Course provides parents and carers of infants, toddlers and preschoolers with lifesaving skills and the confidence to apply them. Nurofen for Children’s support will enable CareFlight to buy training equipment and set up infrastructure for the successful roll out of the course.


Why attend the CareFlight Baby Emergency Course?



  • Learn from real first responders: The Course is delivered by CareFlight’s clinically current nurses and paramedics.
  • Incomparable experience: We take over 35 years of experience providing emergency prehospital trauma treatment to patients and pass that knowledge on to participants.
  • Realistic and practical: We ensure a realistic and hands-on approach to our training, we keep things simple to understand and provide practical examples and anecdotes.
  • Confidence to act: We empower participants with the CONFIDENCE to act if and when their new-found skills are needed.
  • Not-for-profit: We’re a for-purpose organisation so 100% of profits go back into providing lifesaving services to saving lives and building resilience in communities.
  • You are in the best of hands: our team delivers emergency training to countless emergency services personnel such as the State Emergency Services, Police, Fire and Rescue, and Rural Fire Services across Australia.

What will I learn?

We have developed a comprehensive program based on paediatric First Aid, with a focus on the things that we know are important! Airways, choking, bleeding, fevers, allergies and managing the most common and scary injuries like burns. We will teach you how to react, and when you need more help.

Course Specifics

The Course will run for two hours. It’s suitable for new parents, carers, grandparents or anyone who would like to improve their skills in caring for the infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers in their lives.



In 2010, Sandra found her 12 month old daughter Ashley face down in the bath. Today, Sandra stresses the importance of every parent knowing CPR and the difference CareFlight’s Baby Emergency Course can make to young families facing parenthood for the first time. Sandra's story


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A CareFlight pilot for the past 15 years, Greg believes that all parents and carers deserve emergency training, so they are prepared when the unthinkable happens. Lifesaving skills from fever to choking and CPR will save lives and speed recovery. Greg Ohlsson, CareFlight Pilot

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the courses? How can I get tickets?

There are multiple courses available in the locations listed here. To reserve your place or see available workshop times simply select the location nearest to you and book tickets.

Can I bring my child to the course? Will there be an additional charge?

For maximum learning outcomes having your hands free to practice your new skills on our baby manikins is best. If you need to bring your child to the program our educators will be able to make allowances.

How long does the course run for?

Each workshop will run for two hours.

How much is the course?

The course is $79 for single attendees or you can buy a ticket for 2 people for $149 ($74.50 per person). The course is exempt from GST so there is no GST charged. Book tickets here.

What if I have booked and paid but can’t make it to the course?

Registrations once finalised and paid for, are nonrefundable. Please call our CareFlight Education team on (02) 9689 8122 to discuss options to attend alternative course dates and times.

I can’t make the date or time the course is on. Will you be running any other courses?

Yes, we have courses on alternative dates and times as well as different locations planned. Should you be unable to find a suitable course location please register your interest here to participate in the future and we will contact you when new courses are rolled out in your area.

Will I get a certification once I have completed the course?

You will receive a CareFlight certificate of completion via email after you complete the course.

Is there an age limit to attend the course?

There is no age limit for participants attending the course. We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds.

My course has been cancelled. What happens now?

Our team will get in touch with you to find a suitable alternative date.

What should I wear?

We recommend you wear comfortable clothing and closed-in, flat shoes.

I feel unwell. Can I still come to the course?

To keep all course participants safe, we ask you not to attend the course if you are ill. Should you feel unwell please contact us prior to the commencement of your course on (02) 9689 8122 to discuss options and alternative dates and times.

I injured my knee and have trouble walking. Can I still participate in the course?

Yes, you can still participate in the course. There will be some practical sessions, but our educators can adapt these to suit your personal level of ability. If you require any assistance or will be bringing specialist equipment during the course please contact the team on (02) 9689 8122.

I require accessible facilities. Can I participate in the course?

Yes, you can. Please contact us prior to the commencement of the course so we can address any requirements with you.

I am worried about COVID. How do you ensure the course is delivered in a safe environment?

CareFlight is an aeromedical charity and works to government health guidelines. Should you be concerned and have any specific questions please contact the CareFlight Education team on (02) 9689 8122.

English isn’t my first language. Will I be able to follow the course?

The CareFlight Baby Emergency Course is delivered in English, our team are experienced in delivering training to people who have English as a second language and are happy to repeat or present things differently if you need. There is also a lot of visual learning.

No workshops in your area?

We’re currently gauging interest in running additional workshops in other areas, once we have over 10 attendees registered we can run a workshop in your area, so let your friends and family know by sharing this page.

We will contact you to get you booked in if the course is going ahead.

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I think CareFlight’s Baby Emergency course is essential for new parents, so they can learn vital lifesaving skills, especially CPR, because you never know when you’ll need it.

Travis West, CareFlight Pilot