Emergency First Aid with CPR & AED

Learn basic first aid skills from this introductory course that covers time-sensitive, life threatening priorities. Skills include choking, rescue breathing, CPR/AED for adults, infants and children. Plus, treatment for severe bleeding and how to perform a secondary survey. (more)

  • Time Frame: 6.5 – 8 hours
  • Text: Red Cross First Aid manual
  • Fee: $75.00 (with levels A or C CPR) Code: EFA

Standard First Aid with CPR & AED

Learn all the skills taught in Emergency First Aid plus: recognition and treatment of Musculoskeletal, soft tissue, and head and spine injuries, heat and cold emergencies, poisonings, and medical conditions such as diabetic emergencies and convulsions. (more)

  • Time Frame: 14 – 16 hours
  • Text: Red Cross First Aid manual
  • Fee: $105.00 (with levels A or C CPR) Code: SFA

First Aid Re-Certifications with CPR & AED

The re-cert includes practical skills evaluation and written or oral exam. Recommended every 2 years. Required every 3 years.

  • Time: 4 hours – Emergency First Aid with CPR & AED; 7 hours – Standard First Aid with CPR & AED
  • Fee: Emergency First Aid – $45.00 Code: EFA Recert
  • Standard First Aid – $75.00 Code: SFA Recert

Candidates are required to have the Red Cross manual. Additional $25.00 to acquire the text.book-cpr

With all courses you receive:

  • The NEW updated First Aid text
  • 3 year certification in First Aid recognized in the workplace.
  • CPR & AED

Marine Basic First Aid with CPR & AED

This course provides a comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques with scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry for individuals who need a basic training level in First Aid & CPR for the marine industry. The course covers a variety of topics from basic first aid such as cardiovascular emergencies for Adults, CPR Level A, and other topics including choking, airway and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission and progresses to in-depth ones including sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine (more) MBFA is pursuant to federal regulation: TP13008E (more)

  • Time Frame: 16 hours (depending on the CPR level)
  • Text: Red Cross First Aid manual + Handouts
  • Fee: $115.00 Code: MBFA

Automated External Defibrillation

This course covers the operation and care of AEDs (automated external defibrillators). This course can stand alone or be added to First Responder or any other Red Cross First Aid course offered to the public or in the workplace. (more)

  • Time Frame: 2 – 3 hours (pre requisite CPR level A or C)
  • Text: CPR & Automated External Defibrillation (included with fee)
  • Fee: $50.00 Code: AED

First Aid CPR & AED Instructor Course

As a First Aid Instructor, you will be able to facilitate Canadian Red Cross and CPR Programs including Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR, and Preventing Disease Transmission. By becoming a Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor you may apply to be a facilitator for our Child Care, Babysitter and PeopleSaver programs. (more)

About the course

  • 32 hours in length, usually scheduled over two weekends
  • Course subjects include applied adult learning principles, student-centered styles of instruction, presentation skills, lesson planning
  • Student presentations
  • Practice sessions in first aid and CPR techniques
  • Written exam conducted at the end of the core section with a minimum pass of 80 %.
  • Complete co-teaches demonstrating competency by teaching 50 % or more of a Standard First Aid and CPR Level C course within one year of the core session, monitored by a Senior Instructor and/or Instructor Trainer.
  • Attend and participate in 100 % of the First Aid Instructor Course, including the skills assessment session.
  • Fee: $500.00 Code: FAI