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Standard First Aid

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Level C** 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.


Course Run Times: 9:15am-4:15pm 

Two Day In-Class Course :13–14 hours teaching time


Blended Standard First Aid:  8 hours online learning*, 7 hours teaching time


*Online learning time may vary depending on the learner


Red Cross First Aid Instructor 


100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.


3-year certification in Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C**.

**Also offered with Level BLS

Course Content

  • The Red Cross- History, Fundamental Principles, Symbols, etc.

  • Responding to Emergencies- Preparing to Respond, Legal Issues Around First Aid, The EMS System, After an Emergency, Lowering Risk of Infection

  • Check, Call, Care, Secondary Assessment, Shock

  • Choking- Partial Choking, Complete Choking, Unresponsive Choking (Adult, Child & Infant)

  • Circulation Emergencies- Cardiovascular Disease, Heart attack, Angina, Stroke, TIAs, Life-Threatening Bleeding

  • CPR & AED- Cardiac Arrest, CPR, AED’s (Adult, Child & Infant)

  • Breathing Emergencies- Respiratory Distress, Hyperventilation, Asthma, Allergic Reaction, Anaphylaxis

  • Wound Care- Bandaging Guidelines, Triangular Bandages, Cuts & Scrapes, Puncture Wounds, Scalp Injuries, Infection, Burns, Bruises, Splinters, Nosebleeds, Foreign Objects in the Nose, Knocked-out Teeth, Eye Injuries, Ear Injuries, Impaled Objects, Amputations, Crush Injuries, Chest Injuries, Abdominal Wounds, Blast Injuries

  • Head, Neck, And Spinal Injuries- Concussion, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Splinting Guidelines, Osteoporosis

  • Sudden Medical Emergencies- Fainting, Diabetic Emergencies, Seizures, Mental Health Crisis, Childbirth, Miscarriage

  • Environmental Illnesses- Heat-Related Illnesses, Cold-Related Illnesses, Drowning, Seasickness

  • Poisons- Identifying Hazardous Materials, Swallowed Poisons, Inhaled Poisons, Absorbed Poisons, Injected Poisons, Poisoning caused by Alcohol or Drugs ,Bites and Stings, Includes opioid poisoning awareness information

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Participant Materials

  • First Aid & CPR (eBook)

  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)

  • Standard First Aid – Online (Blended only)

  • Standard First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

Course Cost

$138 (taxes included)

Upcoming Course Dates

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