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Pet First Aid Instructor Training Course

The Pro Pet First Aid instructor course will allow you to teach Pet First Aid to your community, customers or friends. After successful completion, you will be able to hold open courses that will be advertised on the Pro Pet First Aid website and on  This course is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK an Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation, it has also been independently verified for CPD.

As an instructor, you will also have access to promotional materials, and you will receive commission for e-Learning course sales. Train to be able to deliver one of the most popular pet first aid courses, this course is ideal for instructors who are already delivering first aid training and for anyone who works with animals and would like to promote the need for pet owners to learn how to take steps to avoid injury and illness occurring and how to deal with emergencies so that they can make their pet as comfortable as possible before seeking Veterinary care.

This course includes an instructor preparation course, this is online video based training modules and a knowledge review which is handed to your instructor when you arrive for the classroom training.

This is an endorsed qualification and all online training modules must be completed before attending. Please ensure that you have time to complete all online modules before the course date is booked.

As part of this qualification you will prepare and deliver a 15 minute teaching presentation.

Join the growing network of ProTrainings Pet First Aid instructors by calling 01206 805380

Course Information

Course Duration: 1 Day Classroom with mandatory online video based e-learning

Course Location: Colchester, Essex

Course Price: £295 + VAT (includes £100 in ProTrainings certificate credits and a buffet lunch)

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People who take this course:

  • Individuals who already deliver first aid for humans
  • Pet Walkers
  • Pet Groomers
  • Veterinary nurses
  • Pet Trainers
  • Pet day care centres
  • Cat Cafe's
  • Anyone who loves animals and enjoys teaching.

Group training can be tailored to suit your requirements, please do not hesitate to call us to discuss your needs on 01206 805380. We also have a range of specialised first aid equipment for pets, including petwrap bandages and instructor kits that are designed to provide you with everything you need to get started. If you are interested in obtaining a regulated teaching qualification please check out the AET Course options



  • Instruction
  • Online Preparation Course
  • Student Manual
  • Instructor Manual
  • Buffet Lunch

Register with ProTrainings (Fee included in course price)

  • Power Points
  • Support
  • Advertise your courses for free on 
  • Free student manuals for your students (download PDF versions)
  • Free weekly video email refreshers for all students (if they opt in)
  • Be able to sell or use our video online training on all subjects and either offer in-house discounts or earn commissions

The course is continuously assessed with a final test. You will prepare and deliver a 15 minute teaching presentation as part of your training.

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Course Content - Pet First Aid

  • The Pet First Aid Instructor Course includes the following and many other topics that you will teach:-

    • Introduction
      • The vet and your role in first aid
      • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
      • Car Accidents
      • Pet proofing your home
      • How pets show pain
      • Checking your pet's health
    • Pet Accidents and First Aid
      • Breathing and respiratory problems including choking
      • Dog CPR
      • Drowning
      • Shock
      • Broken Bones
      • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
    • Tending to your pet
      • Controlling Bleeding
      • Dressings and Bandages
      • Paw Problems
      • Ears, Eyes, and Mouth
      • Bandaging the Ear
      • Bandaging the Tail
      • Illnesses
      • Poisoning, Bites, and Stings
      • Burns and temperature related problems
    • Different types and sizes of animals
      • The older dog
      • Cats
      • Small dog care
      • Puppies and young animals
    • Summary of Pet First Aid
      • Traveling with your dog abroad
      • Pet First Aid Kits
      • Summary

      The ProTrainings Pet First Aid Training is approved by NASDU and is CPD Certified. Please call us on 01206 805380 for more information.

    This course is endorsed by TQUK, an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual.

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Would you like ongoing, support, materials and to advertise your courses for free?

When you deliver first aid, you must be sure that the training you provide meets all of the requirements under the HSE and Skills for Health Council, it is now the responsibility of the employer to meet the due diligence requirements when selecting a first aid training provider. In many cases they look for a qualification that is monitored by either an Awarding Organisation or Trade Organisation.

If you register with ProTrainings, they provide the Internal Quality Assurance and unlike all others they also provide you with all of the training materials you need to deliver a wide range of courses.

If you are starting a first aid business, you can list your courses on the ProTrainings websites and there is the day rate option, where you can earn an income from delivering course on behalf of ProTrainings or for other ProTrainings centres.

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Find out more about the first aid equipment you will need to teach.

We can also help you to choose the equipment you will need to deliver your training, during your course you will be using a range of manikins and other first aid supplies, this will help you to select the brand and make of manikin you would like to use to deliver your own courses.

We now offer a range of instructor kits for you to choose from, set yourself up with all of the equipment you need to deliver first aid courses, there are kits to suit every budget and finance options are available, if you would like to spread the cost.

All main brands of manikins available, including Laerdal, Practiman, Simulaids, Prestan and Brayden. AED Trainers and Live units available include, HeartSine, Zoll, HeartStart, Cardiac Science, Lifepak and Ipad AED. Many accessories and consumables are available in the kits or as individual purchases.

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