Standard First Aid & CPR

Duration: Standard First Aid & CPR: 13–14 hours teaching time.

Students in Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Training

Blended Standard First Aid: 8 hours online learning, 5.5-7.5 hours teaching time

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. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor

Completion 

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Certification

3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification

Standard First Aid: 6.5–7.5 hours; includes CPR Level A or C and AED; adheres to local legislation 

Blended Standard First Aid: 4 hours online learning, 3-4 hours teaching time

Course Content

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Participant Materials

First Aid & CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
Standard First Aid CPR A/C – Online access via PIN (Blended only)
Standard First Aid certificate

Printable version – Standard First Aid & CPR Course