First Aid at Home Courses

Learn essential first aid and CPR skills as well as with our wide range of courses to meet every need, including those looking to become babysitters. Courses are delivered in easy-to-follow steps, using practical hands-on components and a variety of training materials.

Standard First Aid & CPR

Duration: 14–16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

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Emergency First Aid & CPR

Duration: 6.5–8 hours (7–9 hours in Ontario). Flexible scheduling options.

Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home.

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CPR/AED

Duration: Level A: 4 hours, Level C: 5 hours, Level HCP: 6 hours

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen.

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid

Duration: 20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible 50%) Flexible scheduling.

Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas.

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Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid

Duration: 40 hours (more than 50% of course taught in non-urban outdoor setting). Flexible scheduling options

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings.

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Babysitting

Duration: 8 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents.

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PeopleSavers

Duration: Level 1: 1 hour; Level 2: 2 hours; Level 3: 3 hours; Level 4: 4 hours

A four-level program developed by the Canadian Red Cross to teach safety awareness and first aid skills to elementary school-aged children.

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