Workplace and Corporate First Aid Courses

A full complement of first aid and CPR training to help workplaces comply with both federal and provincial/territorial occupational health and safety legislation. The Canadian Red Cross also offers Corporate First Aid training and health and safety products to Major Account Solutions (MAS) clients.
 

Major Account Solutions (MAS) first aid and CPR training

Courses are taught by highly trained Red Cross First Aid Instructors who complete an extensive certification and recertification process to keep up with the latest teaching strategies and the latest first aid and CPR science.

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Major Account Solutions (MAS) workplace product e-shop  

To support training, Red Cross offers MAS clients access to an online portal to purchase hundreds of different health and safety products at preferred pricing.

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Airway Management

Duration: 1-2 hours stand-alone course; 1 hour when combined with Basic Life Support

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to create a patent airway, the interventions to maintain it, and the equipment available to carry out these skills.

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Basic Life Support

Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.
 

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Standard First Aid & CPR

Duration: 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.
 

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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. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

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Advanced First Aid

Duration: 80-120 hours (based on jurisdiction)

Building on the knowledge and skills within the Emergency Care for Professional Responders text, learners will gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and ongoing care in the workplace. 

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Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR

Duration: Minimum 8 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: 16 hours.

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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First Responder

Duration: 40 hours

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

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Emergency Medical Responder

Duration: 80-120 hours (based on jurisdiction)

Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Course content may vary depending on jurisdictional requirements and, in addition, follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

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Oxygen Therapy

Duration: Stand-alone course – 1-2 hours; Combined with BLS – 1 hour

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to correctly identify when it is necessary to administer supplemental oxygen. Participants will learn how to properly and safely handle and assemble the equipment and how to correctly deliver supplemental oxygen through the appropriate delivery device.

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid

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). 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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Marine Basic First Aid

Duration: 16 hours of teaching time.

Comprehensive two-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide first aid in a marine environment. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

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