Canadian Red Cross Class Descriptions

CPR/AED/Standard First-Aid

This 20 hour program provides certification in CPR-C/Automated External Defribulator/Standard First-Aid. Information covers the following: The EMS system, Check, Call, Care, Airway Emergencies, Breathing & CirculationEmergencies, First-Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Emergencies, Head & Spine Injuries, Wound Care, Sudden Medical Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies.

First-Aid and CPR Instructor Course

Participants will learn how to teach Red Cross courses from the babysitter level up to standard first aid and child care first aid. Recertification for this award is required every 3 years and is 8 hours in length. There are two formats to this course.

The full First-Aid and CPR instructor course is a 40 hour program including demonstration of skills. Upon completion of the core component of the course there is a practice teaching component to be completed and then the candidate is able to teach the Pupil Level CPR/AED/First-Aid award. Candidate MUST be 18 YEARS of age and have a proof of a CURRENT Standard First-Aid and CPR-HCP.

The second format to reach certification is a First-Aid Instructor Transfer Course and is 16 hours in length including demonstration of skills PLUS completion of a study guide. Upon completion of the core component of the course there is a practice teaching component to be completed and then the candidate is able to teach the Pupil Level CPR/AED/First-Aid award. Candidate MUST be 18 years of age, and have a CURRENT CPR-HCP certification, and ONE of the following: Proof of CURRENT First-Aid Instructor with another organization, CPR instructor with another organization, Red Cross WSI certification, Red Cross First-Aid Instructor whose certification has been expired for two years or more, but less than seven years, or a teacher with an education degree and teaching experience. Upon completion of the core component of the course there is a practice teaching component to be completed and then the candidate is able to teach the Pupil Level CPR/AED/First-Aid award.


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