First Aid and CPR Instructors support the Red Cross First Aid Program through the delivery of First Aid and CPR courses. This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR/AED, Marine Basic First Aid, and Emergency and Standard Child Care First Aid. This program is designed to prepare you to support dynamic, learner-centered classroom environments. It includes how to teach and facilitate, individual and group assignments, practice teaching, injury prevention principles, inclusion, and progressive learning.
This course includes the first three steps involves in the pathway to becoming a certified First Aid & CPR Instructor. You must successfully complete each step before advancing to the next step.
1) Skills Evaluation
2a) Fundamentals of Instruction - Online Component
2b) Fundamentals of Instruction - Classroom Component
3) Discipline Specific Classroom Component
At the end of the course, the instruction will give you instructions on how to set up your final step of the certification process, the Teaching Experience.
If you are currently certified as a First Aid Instructor through another recognized First Aid agency, you can find Red Cross First Aid Instructor: Transfer Option 1 course offerings here.
If you are currently certified as a Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor/Instructor Trainer or are an educator (elementary or secondary level), you can find Red Cross First Aid Instructor: Transfer Option 2 course offerings here.