Red Cross

Red Cross Certifications

The Red Cross Canada Society is a charitable organization which receives funding from the Canadian Government as well as private donations. It helps to train volunteers for emergency or disaster response and assistance, prevention services like activities of safety and first aid training, which further helps the world’s vulnerable populations, which includes victims of communities destroyed by disasters.

Bitts has five Red Cross training programs which are CPR/AED, Basic Life Support, Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, and Standard First Aid Blended Learning.

CPR/AED

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).

CPR/AED

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills in a team environment for professionals with a duty to respond. Teaches the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

EMERGENCY FIRST AID

Basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home.

Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID

STANDARD FIRST AID

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. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial /territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

STANDARD FIRST AID

STANDARD FIRST AID BLENDED

Standard First Aid Blended learning combines on-line and face to face instructions to achieve a Standard First Aid & Level C CPR Certification.

Complete 8 hours of theory-based material as part of the online component up to 4 weeks prior to the course

STANDARD FIRST AID BLENDED