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An interactive basic Red Cross first aid course that covers life-threatening emergencies at home or at work through online and in-person delivery.

Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

An interactive basic Red Cross first aid course that covers life-threatening emergencies at home or at work through online and in-person delivery.

The Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a hands-on basic first aid course that covers lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills through a combination of online self-paced learning and in-class skills with one of our outstanding instructors. You'll learn how to react and respond to life-threatening emergencies including choking, life-threatening bleeding, heart attacks and strokes. This course is also recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to their Occupational First Aid Level 1 program, and will certify you to be a designated Level 1 First Aid attendant.

At Alert First-Aid, we believe that people learn best if they are taught in a fun, stress-free environment. We set up our courses to include lots of hands-on, scenario-based learning so you'll leave feeling confident and empowered in your new skills.

Full Course Length 4 hours online, 4.5 hours in class View Locations

Course Details

Topics Covered

This course includes:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
  • Wound Care

FAQs

Can I get first aid certified online?

If you need first aid certification, you can only do PART of the course online. We offer Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, and standalone CPR C courses in a ‘blended’ format where you are able to complete the ‘knowledge lessons’ online. This cuts the amount of time in the classroom for these courses fully in half, but it isn’t permitted to issue first aid certification unless half of your course time is spent in the classroom where an instructor can guide you through the practical skills and evaluate that you can perform them well enough to be certified.

Can you do emergency first aid online?

If you need Emergency First Aid certification, you can only do PART of the course online. We offer Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, and standalone CPR C courses in a ‘blended’ format where you are able to complete the ‘knowledge lessons’ online. This cuts the amount of time in the classroom for this course down to approximately 4 hours instead of 8 - but it isn’t permitted to issue first aid certification unless half of your course time is spent in the classroom, where an instructor can guide you through the practical skills and evaluate that you can perform them well enough to be certified.

Do online first aid courses count?

If you require first aid certification for work or for a role in the community, you can only do PART of the course online. First aid courses that are fully online are not considered valid for most purposes in BC. We do offer valid Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, and standalone CPR C courses in a ‘blended’ format where you are able to complete the ‘knowledge lessons’ online. This cuts the amount of time in the classroom for these courses fully in half, but it isn’t permitted to issue for us to issue these certifications unless half of your course time is spent in the classroom where an instructor can guide you through the practical skills and evaluate that you can perform them well enough to be certified.

Certification

Canadian Red Cross certificates are now virtual! You will receive a certificate of completion once you've finished the online module, and a permanent virtual certificate will be emailed to you after you've successfully completed the entire course. You will also be able to view your manual and certification online at any time through your MyRedCross account. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual

The Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course includes the following materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual (virtual)
  • Canadian Red Cross Comprehensive Guide to First Aid (virtual)

Note: The online portion of your course will be assigned within 1 business day of registering for your in-person section. Please keep this in mind when choosing a date, and allow yourself enough time to complete the online portion of the course.

 

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Who should take this course?

  • Police
  • Community Care
  • Residential Care
  • Dental Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Job Seekers
  • Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Bus Drivers
  • Flight Crew
  • Coaches
  • Volunteers
  • Respite Care
  • General Interest for All Ages

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended) 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 |

Give us a call at 1.866.282.5378, or send us an email at to arrange a group course.

This was the best first aid course I have ever taken as Nathan was very clear and made the course very hands on and easy to understand. It was very engaging and fun and everyone got involved and enjoyed it.

Jean Stankov Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great teacher, excellent superbe instructor!!!

Fabiolah Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you Gary, lots of enthusiasm and you talked in a gentle way and kept the course interesting. I appreciate the time you took to answer our questions.

Ally Ehmann Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Gary was very thorough and took the time to answer any questions. I feel after doing this course very confident in my skills. Thank you!

Carol Craveirs Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Fabulous instructor! Confident, friendly, & knowledgeable presenter. Excellent scenarios & background knowledge

Julie Johnston Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The best CPR class I have ever attended. Thank you - lots of fun!!!

Heather Castle CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I loved the creative use of props, the high energy and excitement, the strong focus and clear communication, the instructor's sense of humour, and how simply all the content was organized. This was a fun, informative and well-instructed experience. Impressive - and I don't get easily impressed!

Tannauz Rahimpour Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I liked how everything was hands on. It helped to make it more interesting and an effective way to learn. The instructor was funny and knowledgeable which kept the class fun and interesting.

Francesca Maria Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course. Very knowledgeable instructor whose ample real life experience added lots of interest to the course.

Amy Costello CPR HCP, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Jordan clearly and calmly explained all of the course content. He answered everyone's questions and shared lots of useful tips. Jordan was very professional and approachable. 

Amanda Nagai Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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