First Aid at Home Courses

Learn essential first aid and CPR skills 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: Standard First Aid & CPR: 13–14 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.
 

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Emergency First Aid & CPR

Duration: Emergency First Aid & CPR: 4-5 hours teaching time

Basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
 

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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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Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR

Duration: Minimum 6 hours of teaching time.

Basic one-day course designed to introduce caregivers to injury prevention skills and knowledge. Course covers lifesaving first aid skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR and AED) for children, and babies. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial early childhood education and day care worker safety requirements.

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Standard Child Care First Aid & CPR

Duration: Minimum 16 hours of teaching time

Comprehensive two-day course offering lifesaving first aid skills, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, and injury prevention skills and knowledge, with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial early childhood education and day care worker safety requirements.

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid

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

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).

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: 7 to 8 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

The Babysitting course, refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

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Stay Safe!

Duration: 5 to 6 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations. 

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