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Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid

Red Cross 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.


CPR A: 13 hours in-class
CPR C: 14 hours in-class


First Aid Instructor



Completion Criteria

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


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


CPR A: 6.5 hours in-class
CPR C: 7.5 hours in-class


  • 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
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons
  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Participant Materials

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner
  • First Aid & CPR (print and/or eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Standard First Aid CPR A/C – Online access
  • Standard First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)