First Aid and CPR Instructor Course (Red Cross): April 28-May 1, 2023 BRACEBRIDGE, ON
First Aid and CPR Instructor Course (Canadian Red Cross)
Dates: April 28-May 1, 2023 (0830am-1700pm each day)
Location: Bracebridge, Ontario
First Aid & CPR Instructors support the Red Cross First Aid Program through the delivery of our First Aid and CPR courses. Candidates enter our comprehensive Instructor Development Program, designed to prepare them to support dynamic, learner-centred classroom environments.
First Aid & CPR Instructor Development PathwayBelow is the pathway to become a certified First Aid & CPR Instructor. You must successfully complete each step before advancing to the next step. Certification is valid for three years.
1. Evaluate Skills and Check Prerequisites
Must be 18 years or older, and have a valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate from the Canadian Red Cross.
Successfully complete a skills evaluation (this will be covered in the pre-course work package).
2. Fundamentals of Instruction
Complete the Fundamentals of Instruction online component (8 hrs*), and a classroom component (2 days) focused on the application of fundamentals.
3. Discipline-Specific Classroom Component
Attend the First Aid & CPR discipline-specific classroom component (2 day), which focuses on the specific skills of that program.
4. Teaching Experience
Complete the Teaching Experience online module. Instruct a Standard First Aid Course under the supervision of a Teaching Experience Supervisor and receive a passing evaluation.
An electronic certification will be issued upon completion of your successful teaching experience. Certified Instructors can teach Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency Child Care First Aid, Standard Child Care First Aid and CPR courses. Certification is maintained for a period of 3 years.
To re-certify your First Aid Instructor Certification it is a 1 day course, click here if you only require recertification of your First Aid Instructor status.