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Become a Lifesaving Leader: Train as a Pet First Aid Instructor and Empower Others to Safeguard Their Furry Friends.

Why is Pet First Aid Instructor training so important?

Pet first aid instructor training is vital for ProTrainings as it equips individuals to educate and advocate for pet safety. By gaining knowledge, skills, and certification, instructors teach others how to provide immediate care to pets during emergencies. As awareness grows, qualified instructors play a crucial role in promoting responsible pet ownership. ProTrainings empowers instructors to make a meaningful impact, enhancing pet safety and welfare in homes, pet care facilities, and communities.

About Pet First Aid Instructor Level 3 (VTQ) - Online Blended Part 1 course

The ProTrainings Pet First Aid Instructor course covers various topics to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to teach Pet First Aid. It includes practical modules where participants learn hands-on techniques, as well as guidance on developing their business and utilising the ProTrainings system for bookings and issuing qualifications. The course allows instructors to teach Pet First Aid to their community, customers, or friends. Participants gain access to promotional materials and receive commissions for e-Learning course sales. The course is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK and verified for CPD.

This course will allow you to meet the part one of the ProTrainings and ITG Instructor Training Pet First Aid Instructor course.  Once you complete this course you will need to attend a practical day in Colchester Essex (other locations for groups subject to a minimum number). On the practical day, you will complete all the practical modules and learn how to develop your business and use the comprehensive ProTrainings system to gain bookings and issue ProTrainings pet first aid qualifications.

More about Pet First Aid Instructor Level 3 (VTQ) - Online Blended Part 1

ProTrainings pet first aid instructor course is a blended course where you complete our video online course, attend a classroom or virtual internet-based lesson. Anyone can take the course even if you have no teaching experience. Teaching pet first aid will compliment your existing pet businesses, or you can start as a new business teaching our extensive and increasing range of courses.

Preview the course content:

Section 1

Introduction to your blended Pet First Aid Instructor course

31 mins
14 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Introduction 2:32
  • Meet Your Vet 1:46
  • Dog First Aid and The Law 2:55
  • and more...
Section 2

Precautions and Safety

11 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • Dog Muzzles 4:27
  • Use of Gloves 3:09
  • Approaching a Dog That Has Been Injured 1:58
  • and more...
Section 3

Pet Anatomy and Physiology

37 mins
13 videos
This section includes:
  • External Anatomy 5:49
  • Internal Anatomy 3:46
  • Dog Digestive Process 3:03
  • and more...
Section 4

First Aid Kits and Equipment

23 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • Premium Pet First Aid Kit 3:14
  • Pet Bleed First Aid Kit 0:56
  • Personalised pet bleed first aid kits 0:34
  • and more...
Section 5

Checking a Pets health

42 mins
11 videos
This section includes:
  • Initial Assessment 3:39
  • Checking Your Dog's Health and Finding Out What Is Normal 6:18
  • Gum Colour 1:22
  • and more...
Section 6

Pet Accidents and First Aid

7 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Classifications of an Emergency 2:06
  • Pet Recovery Position 2:38
  • What to do if your cat has an accident 2:21
Section 7

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR

31 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • Dog CPR Introduction 3:53
  • Dog CPR 9:17
  • Dog CPR Practical Demonstration 2:57
  • and more...
Section 8


7 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Choking Overview 2:00
  • Choking 3:51
  • Choking - How common is it at the vets? 1:53
Section 9

Bleeding Control

36 mins
11 videos
This section includes:
  • Types of Bleeding 2:03
  • Dressings, Bandages and Controlling Bleeding 4:28
  • Catastrophic Bleeding 2:09
  • and more...
Section 10

Different Conditions you may see

34 mins
17 videos
This section includes:
  • Breathing and Respiratory Problems 3:09
  • Loss of Appetite 1:48
  • Sneezing 1:27
  • and more...
Section 11


109 mins
35 videos
This section includes:
  • Suspected fractures 2:54
  • Types of fractures on animals 2:19
  • Dog Fractures Treatment 3:06
  • and more...
Section 12


86 mins
33 videos
This section includes:
  • Dogs and Illnesses 2:54
  • Bloat and Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) 4:33
  • Why do dogs eat grass 1:43
  • and more...
Section 13

Parasites that affect pets

18 mins
7 videos
This section includes:
  • Fleas 3:09
  • Ticks and Lyme Disease 4:22
  • Insect Stings 2:03
  • and more...
Section 14


26 mins
8 videos
This section includes:
  • Restraining a Cat 3:15
  • Cats and Heights 2:31
  • Cat Vaccinations 3:21
  • and more...
Section 15

Different types and sizes of animals

15 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • The Older Dog 3:29
  • Brachycephalic dogs 3:16
  • Puppies and young animals 1:33
  • and more...
Section 16

Summary and Your Practical Session

16 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • Fireworks and Thunderstorms 4:33
  • Casualty Simulation Husky 1:14
  • Casper Manikin Lung Change 3:31
  • and more...

Three Easy Steps to learning Pet First Aid Instructor Training Today

1 Pay

Sign up and pay £295.00 + VAT and start your training straight away or enquire for group rates. You will receive 8 months of access to the videos, a printable student manual, an optional weekly video refresher email and a 1-year certificate and 12 hours certified CPD credits. Learn more

2 Pass

Take the video training and multiple choice test. Don't worry, you get another try if you don't pass. And your progress is saved, so you can leave and come back as often as you like. Learn more

3 Print

Print your certificate and verified CPD time statement and that's it! Your training is complete until it's time to renew again. So you don't forget, we'll send you a reminder email when your training is expiring. Learn more

About the Pet Instructor Skill Review course

This course is to stay current as a ProTrainings pet centre and is free for current and approved centres. Contact us if you apply for a free course to update your skills.

This course does not allow you to teach if you are not already an approved pet instructor with us. 

Learn more about ProTrainings training

ProTrainings Europe has produced over 350 video online courses and we also offer training at your workplace or at regional training centres nationwide

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