First Aid

Advanced First Aid

Duration: 80 hours

Who is this course for? This is a broad course, offering advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those typically designated as a workplace first aid responder. The course covers a variety of topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to advanced (sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine), including instruction dedicated to understanding workplace legislation and responsibilities.

Instructor: Red Cross Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Emergency Care Instructor Trainer

Prerequisite: Standard First Aid with CPR Level C; pre-course assignment


Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid

Who is this course for? Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Instructor: Red Cross Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor or Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification: 3-year certification in Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED


 

Oxygen Administration

Who is this course for? This course teaches how to operate various oxygen devices as well as how to respond and treat respiratory emergencies. The course is for those who are required to use oxygen in the workplace including lifeguards, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, etc.

Instructor: Red Cross Oxygen Administration Instructor (including Emergency Care Instructor/Instructor Trainer, Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or First Aid Instructor who holds Oxygen Administration certification and completes self-study)

Prerequisite: CPR Level HCP


Wilderness & Remote First Aid

Wilderness & Remote First Aid
Duration: 20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible 50%)

Who is this course for? This course offers the basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. The course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

Instructor: Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor or Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification: 3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED

Duration: 40 hours. Flexible scheduling options.


Standard First Aid

Who is the course for? Red Cross and St John first aid courses are suitable for anyone in the workplace looking to meet the required Occupational Health and safety standards or those interested in understanding the basics of emergency response.  The primary focus is preparation and response to medical emergencies whether it be in the workplace at home or out in the field.

Topics Include:

  • Basic First Aid
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • CPR for adult , child and infant (A,C or HP)
  • Airway emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Wound care
  • Choking

Legislation:

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires employers to provide first aid and have designated first aiders at all work sites.  The code defines the minimum standards in services, the level of first aid required and specifies equipment required based on the hazard level of the work performed. 


Emergency First Aid

Who is the course for? Red Cross and St John first aid courses are suitable for anyone in the workplace looking to meet the required Occupational Health and safety standards or for anyone interested in understanding the basics of emergency response.  The primary focus is preparation and response to medical emergencies whether it be in the   workplace at home or out in the field.

Topics Include:

  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • CPR for adult , child and infant (A,C or HP)
  • Airway emergencies
  • Choking
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Burns

Enhanced First Aid

Who is the course for? This comprehensive 3-day course is for those requiring more in-depth first aid training, is a pre-requisite for the St Johns Ambulance Instructor Development Program and is the required pre-requisite for the Emergency Medical Responder Program. The course covers all the components in the Standard First Aid course plus the additional electives included in the Student Reference Guide. AED certification and Level C CPR certification (Adult, Child, Infant and 2-rescuer resuscitation) is also included.

Topics Include:

  • Basic First Aid
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • CPR for adult , child and infant (A,C or HP)
  • Airway emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Wound care

Legislation:

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires employers to provide first aid and have designated first aiders at all work sites.  The code defines the minimum standards in services, the level of first aid required and specifies equipment required based on the hazard level of the work performed. 


We can facilitate training of any kind to any size group; however, we do not offer private training at this time. If you are interested in corporate solutions, contact the facility nearest you directly on the "locations" page.