Emergency First Aid

Red Cross Certification

Basic one-day course offering emergency 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.


3-year certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A or C

  • CPR A: 6.5 hours in-class OR 3.5 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning**
  • CPR C: 7.5 hours in-class OR 4.5 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning**

First Aid Instructor



  • Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course
  • CPR A: 4 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning**
  • CPR C: 5 hours in-class OR 4 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning**

*Re-certification not available in all jurisdictions
**Online learning time will vary depending on the learner.

Course Content
  •  The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  •  Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  •  Wound care
Participant Materials
  • First Aid & CPR (print and/or eBook)
  •  Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  •  Emergency First Aid – Online (Blended only)
  •  Emergency First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)