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

Group First Aid Courses

Did you know more than half of Canadians (53%) believe they don’t have the skills to save a life in this emergency?

Alert First-Aid now has classrooms in VancouverVictoria, BC Nanaimo and Duncan, BC. We offer courses to the public on a regular basis. Our Vancouver Classroom is a quick sky train ride from downtown Vancouver Surrey or Burnaby

Do you have a group of 6 or more that require first-aid training? If so, a private group first-aid course may be what you are looking for. Alert First Aid offers 3 different types of group first aid course. Here are the 3 different types of group course that we offer. 

  1. At your location - We have over 20 full time first aid intructors and can deliver a first aid course anywhere on Vancover Island or in the Greater Vancover area. What you need is the space typically we would need around 550 square feet of open floor space. If you have a smaller group the space could be smaller. With this course you would be incharge of putting the group together. After the first aid course we can invoice you or we can collect funds from the people in the course individually.
  2. At our location - Alert First Aid has 8 full time training rooms located in Vancouver and Vancouver Island. Your group can book a first aid course into any of our classroom. There is no additional room rental fee to use our training space for your course. 
  3. Public Group First Aid Course - We find some of our clients have a lot of people to train but cannot train them all at the same time. If this is the case we can offer you spaces in our public first aid courses in Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan, UVIC or Vancouver.  We can provide specilized promo code to for individual to register and pay a discount rate. We can also arrainge invoicing. 


Advantanges of group first aid training is that you get your first aid course where and when you want it. We have over 40 different  First Aid courses can be designed to meet the needs of your group. Depending on the size of your group, contracts can be more cost and time effective. They are a great team building opportunity.

Alert First-aid offers group first aid and CPR training in:

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

We offer all of the courses listed on this web site in contract form. As well as Basic First-Aid, Child Basic First-Aid, Infant CPR.


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

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual

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

Group First Aid Recertification

If you have a current certificate, you are eligible to take the shorter recertification course. You will need to show proof of current certification to your instructor in order to be certified.

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 



Toll Free: 1-866-282-5378

Victoria BC: (250) 595-5323

Nanaimo BC: (778) 654-7599

Vancouver BC (604)-900-7791

Fax: 1-866-575-3383

Email: info@alertfirstaid.com

Full Course Length: 1 Hours

Our Clients Say

"Excellent presentation! The emphasis on practicing scenarios was very useful and effective in helping me to process the material. Thank you! It contributed to my confidence"

Kristine Shell , Vancouver B.C.
Standard First-Aid Course Recert

"This course was better than the one I took at St. John's Ambulance by far."

Devan  Mack , Surrey B.C
Standard First-Aid Course

"The course was fun, and encouraged us to participate.The use of critical thinking during skills practice reinforced my knowledge."

Sherri Adams , Vancouver B.C.
Standard First-Aid Course

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Mass First Aid Training - Alert First-Aid has the expertise and expirence to train up 200 people in one day. Do you first aid for a large group contact us for a quote.

Customized First Aid Training - The advantage of group training is that we can customize the course content to meet the needs of your group. If we are at your facilities we can work though emergency procedures as the should happen at the work place. 

Team Building - Our first aid course are taught in such a way to empower individuals but also to allow for teams to work together to have the best outcome in the training scenarios. Topics such as communication, leadership, team work are all part of our training.

Workplace inspection - If our trained staff is at your facility they can make recommedations regarding they correct type of first aid kit and product for your industry, placement of your first aid kit, if you need an AED in your workplace. As well as other equipment needs such eyewash placement and signage.