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First Aid Instructor Transfer Option 2

First Aid Instructor Transfer Option 2

The Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor Transfer Option 2 course focuses on the specific skills of the core Red Cross First Aid Program, and instructor candidates will learn to teach Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency Child Care First Aid, Standard Child Care First Aid and CPR courses.

This course includes Stepts 1, 2 & 3 as outlined below. You will still need to complete a Teaching Experience before becoming fully certified.

First Aid Instructor Transfer Option 2

Canadidates with previous experience as a Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor/Instructor Trainer or who are an educator (elementary or secondary level) will follow the Instructor Development Pathway above, however they will not be required to complete the in-class component of Step 2.


Instructor candidates must be 18 years or older and have a valid Standard First Aid participant certificate. The first day of the course will be a First Aid & CPR Instructor skills evaluation with a Teaching Experience Supervisor or Instructor Trainer.


The next step in the instructor pathway is the Fundamentals of Instruction course, which consists of an 8-hour online module followed by a 2-day in-class module. Transfer Option 2: If you are currently a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, you will skip the in-class portion of this course, but will still need to complete the 8-hour online module. 


The First Aid & CPR Discipline-Specific module consists of two days in class and microteach assignments that you'll receive ahead of time.


The last step in the certification process is to complete a Teaching Experience online module (30-45 min) and a classroom component with the support of a Teaching Experience Supervisor.


Once certified as an instructor, you will need to work with a Red Cross Training Agency to process participant certifications.

Full Course Length 24 hours View Locations


Training Schedules & Locations
VictoriaVictoria (A-920 Johnson Street)


First Aid Course Materials for First Aid Instructor Transfer Option 2

The First Aid & CPR Discipline-Specific course includes the following materials:

  • First Aid & CPR Instructor Manual (hard copy)

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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 Instructor Transfer Option 2 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.

I really enjoyed this class and learned a lot. Would recommend for sure!!

Eva Sparks Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you! I had a lot of fun, learned a ton and so glad I took the course with you guys! Chris was fantastic too!

Mariam Kabesh CPR HCP, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"The  class was informational and fun. Fast paced, but covered a lot of topics. Jason was  a kind instructor with good humour. Thanks guys!"

Steve Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Very effective teacher. Gives fair evaluation of both strengths and weaknesses. Communicates very well with classroom. Highly knowledgeable. 

Gail Abdai First Aid Instructor Transfer, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great instructor! Jordan's humour made the course enjoyable! Loved the scenarios!!

Kristi Bryant Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very practical, very realistic. Useful feedback. Expects excellent skills, helps learners understand need to be excellent in their skills before teaching others.

Suzanne Flannigan First Aid Instructor Transfer, Victoria, 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

I have always done St. John Ambulance first aid training. This course was taught differently but was more effective due to more hands on training. I will definitely return to Alert First Aid for my re-certification. Thank you!!

Rene Cyr Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Chris was great; very enthusiastic and presented the information in a way that was fun and easy to remember.

Laura Glenn Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Nathan's presentation was both powerful and gripping. 5 stars out of 5.

Brian Hocks CPR HCP, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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