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Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid

Red Cross 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.


CPR A: 6.5 hours in-class
CPR C: 7.5 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 Emergency First Aid and CPR
Level A or C


CPR A: 4 hours in-class
CPR C: 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
  • 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)
Emergency First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)