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.

Workplace First Aid/CPR/AED Program Catalogue


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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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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Advanced First Aid

Duration: 80 hours

A comprehensive course offering advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those typically designated as a workplace first aid responder.

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First Responder

Duration: 40 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

First aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders.

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Emergency Medical Responder

Duration: 80-120 hours; 40-60-hour upgrade course

Course provides the knowledge and skills that are necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness for those functioning as a member of the health care team in a pre-hospital setting.

Course is for those providing a professional level of emergency response including firefighters, law-enforcement officers, and emergency medical services personnel. Includes CPR level HCP and AED. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).

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Oxygen Administration

Duration: 2-4 hours

This course teaches how to operate various oxygen devices as well as how to respond and treat respiratory emergencies. The course is for those who are required to use oxygen in the workplace including lifeguards, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, etc.

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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. Flexible scheduling options.

Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry.

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Marine Advanced First Aid

Duration: 31 hours. Flexible scheduling options

Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques and scenarios for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in a marine setting.

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