Course Registration

Please reference custom course links to get particulars on any given course .

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Sea Kayak Level Two

Price: C$700.00

Date: 13-Jul-2022 (Wednesday)

PC SeaKayak Level  2 at North River Kayak in St. Ann's Bay Cape Breton.

Connect to Angelo at ' ' to register.

Big Canoe Leader - SW Paddlers - Argyler, NS

Price: C$50.00

Date: 11-Aug-2022 (Thursday)

Big Canoe Leader - SW Paddlers - Argyler, NS

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.


Available Spaces: 12

Professional Responder Instructor Recert (BLSI - FRI - EMRI )

Price: C$250.00

Date: 26-Aug-2022 (Friday)

FR Instructor recert Aug 26, 2022 - Class will be daily 8:30 - 5 pm

1. Successfully complete the pre-course assignments
2. Successfully demonstrate selected discipline-specific clinical skills
3. Adhere to the Canadian Red Cross Standards of Behaviour and the group charter
4. Attend and participate in 100% of the course (i.e ., be present and actively provide focused contributions at all scheduled sessions)


- A current CRC First Aid Program Instructor certification,
- Have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period.
- One course must have been taught in each Instructor designation seeking re-certification (to the highest level of certification with each program area, re-certification courses qualify).

Available Spaces: 7

First Responder / Marine Advanced FA

Price: C$300.00

Date: 12-Sep-2022 (Monday)

First Responder / MAFA

Course offered in partnership with

Halifax SAR - Lower Sackville, NS area - Google Map:

  1. Course timing is 8:30 - 5 daily Mon - Fri
  2. Casual Dress, you will be active doing scenarios which will involve moulage.
  3. Red Cross EC text and workbook provided
  4. Anticipate evening homework

Available Spaces: 20

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2

Price: C$320.00

Date: 29-Oct-2022 (Saturday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Halifax Search and Rescue in Lower Sackville, NS - river timing on nearby rivers

Available Spaces: 16

WFResponder - with recert option

Price: C$350.00

Date: 4-Nov-2022 (Friday)

Wilderness First Responder

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Available Spaces: 12


Price: C$200.00

Date: 2-Dec-2022 (Friday)

Available Spaces: 11

First Aid & CPR Instructor course

Price: C$850.00

Date: 10-Dec-2022 (Saturday)

FAI session (in person) on Dec 10 - 11 (Fundamentals)  & Dec 17 -18 (Discipline Specific), 2022 at the Red Cross in Burnside. Class will be daily 9 - 5 pm

Additional will be pre-course on-line learning and an in-person skill check session on the evening of Friday, Dec 2nd, 6 pm to help assure good preparation

Provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach core Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses: Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR/AED, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency and Standard Child Care First Aid. Includes how to teach and facilitate, individual and group assignments, practice teaching, injury prevention principles, inclusion, and progressive learning (more)

Prerequisites: Standard First Aid with CPR Level C; complete skills checklist prior to course with a First Aid Instructor; min. 18 years old

Post-course Requirements :  Candidates will need to complete the requirement of the 'Teaching Experience' -co-teach(s)- as outlined by the Instructor Trainer

Available Spaces: 7