Standard First Aid

Red Cross Standard First Aid provides comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training and Certification is included in this course. This course also meet the requirements for Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 1 certification.

Duration: 16 hrs (either 2 days or 4 evenings)
Completion: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
Certification: 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level C*, and AED
Tuition: $155
Recertification: $95


  • Preparing to Respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check Call Care
  • Airway Emergencies (Adult, Child, Infant)
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies (Adult, Child, Infant)
  • Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest (Adult, Child, Infant)
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Minor Wound Management
  • Head & Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle and Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies


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Important!! Please note that certifications will be issued electronically via email directly by the Red Cross within 48 hours following your course. Paper certificates are no longer being issued. Course books are in electronic (PDF) format and will be available when you download your certificate.