Course Description

Standard First Aid & CPR

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. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED. 



14–16 hours



Red Cross First Aid Instructor StaceyThrun


Completion Requirements 

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam



3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED



6–8 hours; includes CPR Level C, adheres to local legislation


Course Content 

> Preparing to respond
> The EMS system
> Check, Call, Care
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest 

> Wound care 

> Head and spine injuries
> Bone, muscle and joint injuries
> Sudden medical emergencies
> Environmental emergencies
> Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation 


Take-Home Materials 

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual 

Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)



Alberta OHS requires specific knowledge on certain policies for anyone taking first aid courses. These policies will be reviewed in class and a short multiple choice exam must be completed. 

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