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About The Training Source
Catherine F. Hicks
Owner/Program Director/Instructor

Welcome to The Training Source!  We offer State of California, *EMSA certified classes that meet the training needs for licensed Child

Care Centers and Home Child Care Providers.  We are OSHA compliant for the workplace.  Now we have American Heart classes too!

The American Heart BLS CPR for Health Care Providers is taught by paramedic fire fighters and are full and in-person classes.

Our *EMSA certified classes for Child Care are offered in a Hybrid/Blended 2-3-hour sessions on Zoom live w/Catherine Hicks

and 2-hour in-person CPR Skills or a full 8-hour in-person classroom session at our beautiful training Center in Escondido!


Private classes available for groups of 8 or more! Adult CPR & AED classes available upon request!

Do you need the Preventive Health Practices class for your Child Care business?

  This 8-hour class is required for Family Home Child Care and Preschool staff.

This class includes:

Prevention of Infectious Diseases & Childhood Injuries

Child Nutrition & the new Lead Poisoning Prevention

  This class is offered in 2-four hour sessions two weekday mornings or weekday evenings.

  This class is online on Zoom live with Catherine Hicks with 25+ years of Child Care training experience!

Be ready to sit in the comfort of your home or workplace in front of your computer or laptop! 

It's easy to connect you to the Zoom link that will be emailed to you the day before the class.

Catherine Hayes Hicks, owner of The Training Source is a certified and credentialed Health Educator. 

Catherine has been teaching CPR, AED, First Aid and Health & Safety classes since 1997 in San Diego County!

*The Training Source is a Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMS Authority) is a California State Agency that meets

Community Care Licensing (AB290) training requirements and is OSHA compliant for businesses. 

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