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: $85.00 (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: $120.00 (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 – $55.00 Code: EFA Recert
  • Standard First Aid – $85.00 Code: SFA Recert

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

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

Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the recognition of, and initial intervention or treatment given by pre-hospital or in-facility responders to, a patient suffering from cardiac arrest or respiratory arrest. The BLS curriculum truly supports the delivery of high performance, team-based professional-level resuscitation. Our BLS course is industry driven, designed as a robust resuscitation training program geared toward high quality CPR in a team environment, and recognizes the nuances of multidisciplinary teams with varied experiences.

This program does not cover basic CPR training – it is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, children and infants.  (more)

  • Time Frame: 4 hours – 6 hours  with Airway and Oxygen extra’s
  • Text: BLS field guide
  • Fee: $85.00 Code: BLS
  • Certification: 1 Year
  • Re-certification: 2 hours

Psychological FA Course

What is Psychological First Aid?

This classroom-based certification course is for those who require knowledge and techniques to recognize and assist people in mental health crisis after experiencing loss, grief, trauma, and stress, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection.

Learners will apply the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model – a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social well-being that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress and other mental health problems, and linking them to resources and supports within themselves or in their community. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.

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About the course

  • TimeFrame: Two days best – One day option is possible
  • 45-90 min on-line learning
  • Text: Psychological FA Workbook
  • Fee: $175.00
  • Certification: Three years

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
  • Complete Teaching Experience 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 Teaching Experience Supervisor/or Instructor Trainer.
  • Attend and participate in 100 % of the First Aid Instructor Course, including the skills assessment session.
  • Fee: $750.00 Code: FAI