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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.

Great balance between professionalism and fun. The learning atmosphere was comfortable. Excellent! I feel prepared to apply my knowledge when needed.

Chelsea Archer Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

It was indeed a great class. It blew away my expectations. The teacher was incredible and it was worth my weekend.

Trudy-Ann Bennett Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Best course I've ever taken! I will highly recommend your company. Thanks!

Caroline Wharton Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

After taking many first aid courses, this was the most engaging first aid experience I have ever had. The instructor's teaching method and use of scenarios/props helped reinforce my learning. Well done!

Danielle Johnsrude Emergency First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Chris was great and used effective teaching methods that were easy to learn and apply. We learned how to apply the knowledge in many different scenarios.

Charles Morrison Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Easy to understand and gave great instruction! He also had a great mustache.

Ally Giraron 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

So happy I took this course. I would recommend it to others.

Amy Waines Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

A lot more fun than I expected, it was nice to learn without being stressed out the whole time.

Kamille Villeneuve Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Amazing course! Jaimie was able to keep it light and fun but stil challenge us and provide constructive feedback."

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