Our courses include comprehensive 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. The courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial regulations and include the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.


We offer courses directed towards sports-medicine professionals (e.g. Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, etc.) and people working with sports teams and/or at sports events.


Canadian Red Cross First Aid certification
and recertification courses

Certifications and recertifications

First Responder course

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. The Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

First Responder recertification

For those with a current (non-expired) First Responder Certification from the Canadian Red Cross or equivalent agency. *

This course will review the first responder material and will teach the latest in Response Science from the Canadian Red Cross. This course will focus on the first responder skills through practice and real-life scenarios and upon successful completion, you will keep your First Responder Certification up to date for another three years.


* Due to COVID–19 all certifications that expired after March 1, 2020, are extended to December 31, 2020.

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR/AED, airway management, and oxygen therapy

This course combines three certifications in one day to create a comprehensive course for anyone entering the workforce as a paramedic, firefighter, health care professional or lifeguard.

Basic Life Support (BLS), Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy.

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR/AED recertification

This course is to recertify your current BLS certification from the Red Cross or another recognized agency. It will build upon existing participant knowledge and confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, team CPR, and perform rapid defibrillation (AED).