CPR/AED

CPR and AED child

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).

Certification

3-year certification in CPR Level A or C

duration
  • CPR A: 4 hours in-class OR 2 hours in-class + 3 hoursonline learning
  • CPR C: 5 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class + 3 hoursonline learning
Instructor

CPR Instructor or First Aid Instructor

Prerequisite

None

Completion
  • Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course
ReCertification

Recertification of CPR A is not available. Recertificationfor CPR C is 3.5 hours teaching time in-class OR 2 hoursonline learning + 2.5 hours in-class for Blended CPR.*Note: Online learning time may vary depending on learner.

Course Content

Level A

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Recovery position
  • Choking – adult
  • Assisting with medications
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • CPR and AED– adult
  • Deadly bleeding

Level C

  • Level A content
  • Choking – child and baby
  • CPR and AED – child and baby
Participant Materials
  • CPR (print and/or eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • CPR – Online access (Blended only)
  • CPR certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)