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

First-Aid Instructor Recertification

This course includes practical first aid and teaching/evalulation skills sessions, professional development and updates relating to Canadian Red Cross First Aid issues and Canadian Red Cross generic components. 

Course Schedule

Schedule and Online registration for Victoria BC

Pre-course Requirements:

  • Proof of a current, valid Red Cross First Aid instructor certification
  • Proof that you have taught a minimum of three Candian Red Cross CPR/First Aid courses during the three-year period. One of the courses must be Standard First Aid, Standard Child Care First aid, or Marine Basic First Aid since obtaining the instructor certification or recertification.

Expired First Aid Instructor certification?

  • If your certification has been expired for less than five years, you will be required to complete a full First Aid Instructor Transfer course. A co-teach, if necessary, would be at the discretion of the Instructor Trainer teaching the Instructor Transfer course.
  • If your certification has been expired for five years or more, you will be required to take a complete First Aid Instructor course. A co-teach, if necessary, would be at the discretion of the Instructor Trainer teaching the First Aid Instructor course.

If you do not see a date for this course offered, contact us at (250) 595-5323 to ask about private courses.


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: 0 Hours
Recertification: 8 Hours

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If you have a group of First Aid Instructors needing recertification and would like us to come to your workplace to teach a Canadian Red Cross First Aid 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

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