We kindly ask anyone (participants and instructors) with symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and painful swallowing to stay home and not attend the training session. Instead, please complete the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, follow the recommendations given, and rebook your course for a later date.

During your course, wearing a mask that securely covers the nose, mouth, and chin is mandatory. You may bring your own, or one will be provided when you arrive. Thank you for keeping us and your classmates safe.

We have masks, hand sanitizer and face shields available to purchase here.

First-aid course

Try our fun, hands on realistic first-aid training in a no pressure learning environment


Did you know that less than half of Canadians are confident in their ability to perform CPR on someone who isn't breathing or conscious?

Learn what to do if Canada's number one killer strikes. This course provides the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies. This course includes the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Course Schedule 

Schedule and Online registration for Victoria BC

Schedule and Online registration for Victoria (UVic) BC

Schedule and Online registration for Nanaimo B.C.

Schedule and Online registration for Duncan B.C.

Schedule and Online registration for Vancouver BC

Course Content

The Red Cross     Angina and heart attack
Responding to Emergencies   Stroke
Check, Call, Care   Adult, Child & Infant CPR & AED 
Recovery position    Deadly Bleeding
Choking - adult, child, and baby   Assisting with medications

Course Materials

A virtual manual is included. Hard copy manuals are available for an additional $10.00.

CPR Manual


Red Cross certificates are now virtual! You will receive a temporary certificate at the end of your course, and your permanent Canadian Red Cross CPR Level C certificate (valid for 3 years) will be emailed to you after the course has taken place.

Want to know more about compression only CPR? Check out this Red Cross Video

Canadian Red Cross First Aid App

The official Canadian Red Cross First Aid app puts lifesaving advice in your hands. Available for Apple and Android mobile devices, the app helps you maintain your first aid skills and respond to everyday emergencies. By downloading the app on your smartphone or tablet, you get instant access to videos (like the one below), interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice to help you maintain your life-saving skills and respond when needed. It is even fully integrated with 911, so you can call EMS from the app at any time.

Canadian Red Cross First Aid App    Canadian Red Cross First Aid App 


Full Course Length: 5 Hours

Click here to view the Canadian Red Cross AED Poster
Click here to view the Canadian Red Cross CPR/AED Fact Sheet
Click here to view the Comprehensive Guide for First Aid & CPR

Our Clients Say

"I have recertified for CPR about ten times in my career and this was by far the best recertification! Great customer service, Fun Staff Incredible value”

James Housner CPR C Vancovuer BC 

"This is the best CPR course I have ever taken in 55 years of nursing and I highly recommend it. The instructors teaching abilities are excellent!!!”

Lois Mesner RN C/AED recert Victoria BC 

"Enerergetic and animated instuctor , easy registration process, great location Thank-you!"

Vern Zu  CPR C/AED recert Vancouver BC 

"Andrea demonstrated an amazing wealth of knowledge and was clear and direct with her explanations."

Michael Walsh

CPR C recert 

"This is one of the first times I’ve left the class feeling completely confident with what I learned.”

Tina Halasz


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If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a CPR course, we offer this course in the following locations: 

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley

Please give us a call at 1-866-282-5378 or send us an email at info@alertfirstaid.com to arrange a group course.