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

Online Training Course

Take this ProTrainings course to gain the skills necessary to become a First Aid Instructor for Pets
£295.00 + VAT
4 Ratings
£295.00 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

8 hours and 55 minutes

Video Count

188 videos





Proof of Completion


This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 12.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

Section 1

Introduction to your blended Pet First Aid Instructor course

29 mins
13 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...

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Some professionals that may need a Instructor course include:

  • First aid instructors
  • Pet professionals
  • Dog groomers
  • Vets
  • Vet nurses
  • Kennel workers
  • Dog walkers
  • Individuals

More about this course

This course will allow you to meet the part one of the ProTrainings and ITG Instructor Training Pet First Aid Instructor course.  Part 2 of this course can be completed as distance learning at home in your own time (within 10 weeks) or face to face in the classroom where 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.

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 and the qualifications are Endorsed by Skills for Care.

As an instructor, you will also have access to promotional materials, and you will receive a 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.

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

This course comes with 12.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 8 hours and 55 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Student Manual (V8.4) - Pet First Aid
  • Animal Poisons Line Leaflet
  • Animal Poisons Line Poster Image
  • Animal Poisons Line sticker image
  • Aqueos Dog Products range
  • Aqueos Horse products range
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Collaclot™ leaflet
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for people with animals
  • Dog CPR Flowchart
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • How to use Celox granules
  • Pet CPR Flow Chart
  • Pet Emergency Contact Sheet and Care
  • Pet First Aid Trained logo that you can add to your websites, social media and leaflets. Jpeg file
  • Pet first aid CPR flowchart
  • ProTrainings Pet First Aid Dog Bodily Statistics - Handout
  • ProTrainings Pet First Aid Handout - Normal Temperatures Pulse Rates and Respiration Rates for Pets
  • ProTrainings Pet Vital Signs Handout
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • STAT Tourniquet leaflet - for humans and pets
  • Tick Remover Tools are available from our store on this link
  • Vestibular­ Syndrome in Dogs and Cats Fact Sheet
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding


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Frequently Asked Questions

What range of pet courses are available?

There are different pet first aid courses from a comprehensive pet first aid course or a canine version to an advanced course for those who would like more information on pet first aid. There is a pet professionals course and specialist courses for security dog owners and one for the emergency services. Dog and cat care courses complete the range.

Do you offer the instructor training for this course?

Yes, we offer a full range of instructor courses and regulated teaching and assessing qualifications through our sister company ITG Instructor Training Ltd.  For more details ohone ITG on 01206 805380.

Is the Security Dog First Aid course endorsed by NASDU?

Yes, the ProTrainings Security Dog First Aid course is endorsed by NASDU and is available as a 100% online, blended or classroom course nationwide through our network of approved and monitored instructors. For details of the course locally please call 01206 805359.

What is Pet First Aid?

Pet first aid is the immediate treatment of sick of injured pets before urgent assistance of a vet.  The courses cover what to do in an emergency as well as how to prevent common accidents and depending on the course, details of different medical conditions and injuries.

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