Training Partners

For over 75 years, the Canadian Red Cross has been a national leader in injury prevention programs. Over 1.5 million Canadians are trained in Red Cross First Aid & CPR, and Swimming & Water Safety programs each year through our Training Partners across the country.

Red Cross Training Partners may be large or small businesses, community or municipal organizations, corporations, or other organizations that have an agreement with the Red Cross to deliver training in their community or to their employees.

Features and benefits of becoming a Red Cross Training Partner:

  • Professional, high-quality research and program development so you can be confident that you are providing the latest and best training possible.
  • Full spectrum of courses available to suit many ages and interests.
  • Red Cross First Aid courses meet CCOHS regulations and are approved by HRSDC, as well as all provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards (with the exception of Quebec).
  • High-quality, full-colour, competitively priced training materials available in both official languages.
  • Red Cross Training Partner Website featuring a variety of marketing tools to help you promote your business.
  • Access to a secure, online registration tool for managing information related to your courses, participants, and Instructors.

1) In-house (First Aid courses only)

For organizations offering First Aid & CPR courses to their internal staff.

2) General (First Aid courses only)

For individuals and organizations offering First Aid and CPR courses to the general public.

We are currently not accepting applications from those interested in becoming a General Training Partner.

If you are looking to offer a seasonal swimming or backyard pool program in 2022, please contact your local provincial/territorial branch of the Lifesaving Society: -

Program Standards

The Canadian Red Cross has established National Program Standards for each of its training programs. All Training Partners must agree to adhere to these standards at all times to ensure the safety, consistency, and quality of Red Cross programs.

Graphic Standards

Guidelines and Policies

Additional Resources

For more information, please contact us at 1-877-356-3226.