Standard First Aid

Comprehensive two-day course (or other configuration of 14 to 16 hours) 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.

Duration 14 to 16 hours, with flexible scheduling options
Instructor Red Cross First Aid Instructor with 12 year experience
Completion Requirements 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
Certification 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, AED
Recertification 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