Emergency First Aid

Pre-course Requirements: None

Course Length (Minimum Teaching Hours)

Emergency First Aid6.5 hours teaching time7.5 hours teaching time
Blended Emergency First Aid4 hours online learning
3.5 hours teaching time
4 hours online learning
4.5 hours teaching time

Completion Criteria:

  • Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical care steps.
  • Ability to complete a written, closed book, independently completed knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75%.
  • Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course.
  • Participants must adhere to the Fundamental Principles.

Note: Instructors/Evaluators may conduct a one-to-one verbal or written knowledge evaluation if the student has a demonstrated learning disability completing written evaluations.

Required Participant Materials:

  • First Aid & CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross).
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook).
  • Emergency First Aid CPR A/C – Online (Blended only)


  1. The Red Cross
  2. Responding to Emergencies
    • Preparing to respond
    • Legal Issues Around First Aid
    • Your Role as a First Aider
  3. Check Call Care
    • Recovery Position¬†
    • Secondary Assessment¬†
    • Focused Examination
    • Shock
  4. Choking
  5. Circulation Emergencies
  6. CPR and AED
    • Adult
    • Child
    • Baby
  7. Breathing Emergencies
    • Asthma
    • Anaphylaxis
  8. Wound Care
    • Bandaging Guidelines
    • Cuts, Scrapes, Burns
    • Chest Injuries
    • Impaled objects