Standard First Aid

Pre-course Requirements: None

Course Length (Minimum Teaching Hours)

Standard First Aid13 hours teaching time14 hours teaching time
Blended Standard First Aid8 hours online learning
5.5 hours teaching time
8 hours online learning
7.5 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.


  1. Red Cross
  2. Responding to emergencies 
  3. Check, call, care
  4. Choking
  5. Circulation emergencies
  6. CPR and AED
  7. Breathing emergencies
  8. Wound care
  9. Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  10. Bone, muscle, and joint injuries
  11. Sudden medical emergencies
  12. Environmental illness
  13. Poisons 
For re-certification, standards remain the same with some variations and the following requirements:
  • Proof of current certification
  • Must have access to the most current CRC participant materials