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For current Red Cross instructors who wish to recertify their First Aid & CPR Instructor certification.

First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification

First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification

For current Red Cross instructors who wish to recertify their First Aid & CPR Instructor certification.

This 6 hour course recertifies candidates to teach Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses.


This session will emphasize instructional techniques and offer a chance to exchange experiences with fellow instructors in a cooperative setting. Participants will engage in discussions on effective teaching methods and facilitation strategies. The agenda comprises individual and group tasks, hands-on teaching practice, principles of injury prevention, fostering inclusivity, and promoting progressive learning.

Expired Certifications

After your Instructor certification expires, you will no longer be able to instruct Canadian Red Cross first aid programs.

If your instructor certification has expired within the last 12 months and you have taught the pre-requisite number of courses required, you can apply to be granted approval to attend a recertification course by contacting the Canadian Red Cross National Contact Centre.

Full Course Length 6 hours View Locations

Course Details


A current CRC First Aid Instructor certification

First Aid Instructors have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period. One course must have been at the highest level of certification).


Please submit teaching records through MyRC. Courses which were taught in combination (example: Standard First Aid and Emergency First Aid) do not count as separate courses for the purpose of re-certification prerequisites.

For more information, please consult the CRC National Program Standards.


Training Schedules & Locations
VictoriaVictoria - Downtown


First Aid Course Materials for First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification

Materials are included.

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Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification 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.

"Jaimie was a terrific teacher. His instructor course exemplified all the skills and methods he wanted to instill in his students."

Alex First-Aid Instructor Course, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Great course, really appreciate the clear and understandable presentation. Feel very confident in my ability to perform CPR and know what to do.

Jenna Jocksch CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Chris was amazing. He engaged the group well, and had us laughing often. He kept the class interesting and was very clear in his lesson.

Christine Porter Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course; beats the typical classroom environment. Mike did a great job of keeping the course fun & interesting. Thank you!

Frank Brunt Wilderness & Remote First Aid, Courtenay, BC More Testimonials

Nathan was super awesome and made the somewhat tedious information as fun as possible. Very clear and helpful.

Kaitlin Morgan Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Instructor was very enthusiastic and effective. Really enjoyed the hands-on learning and scenarios!

Julia Nemer Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Best 1st aid course I've taken. Thoroughly enjoyed Gary's presentation. Very helpful.

Carol Strynadka Emergency First-Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

"Awesome course! Instructor was relatable and had a great sense of humour. WIll come back to Alert FIrst Aid again."

Kendall Parksinson CPR C Recertification, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

"I enjoyed myself and feel I learned a lot. Thank you very much for your humour and passion."

Jessica CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

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

Lois Mesner RN CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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