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A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course that covers common home and workplace emergencies.

Standard First-Aid and CPR Level C

Standard First-Aid and CPR Level C

A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course that covers common home and workplace emergencies.

Our Canadian Red CrossStandard First Aid & CPR Level C course is a fun and comprehensive first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course led by one of our first class instructors, entirely in person over 2 days. This first aid course covers everything from life-threatening emergencies to minor bumps and scrapes and is recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to the Occupational First Aid Level 1 course.

We strongly believe that first aid is a physical skill, and the majority of the course will be spent doing hands-on first-aid and participating in realistic first aid scenarios, developing confidence and muscle memory. At the end of this course, participants should feel sure of the their own skills and be ready to react and take charge in emergency situations.

We're doing our best to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Masks are mandatory for the duration of the course, and you can check out our resources section to see our full COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Full Course Length 16 hours
Recertification 8 hours View Locations

Course Details

Topics Covered

Standard and CPR Level C includes:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
  • Wound Care
  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons (includes opioid poisoning)

Certification

Canadian Red Cross certificates are now virtual! A permanent virtual certificate will be emailed to you after you've successfully completed the entire course. You will also be able to view your manual and certification online at any time through your MyRedCross account. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Training Schedules & Locations
There are no certification classes at this time. Please check back.

Recertification

If you have a current and valid Standard First Aid certificate, you are eligible to take a shorter, faster-paced Standard First Aid recertification course. Please be prepared to show proof of certification.

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual

The Standard First Aid & CPR Level C course includes the following materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual (virtual)
  • Canadian Red Cross Comprehensive Guide to First Aid (virtual)

The Alert Advantage

Free Manual + App

Deep Discounts

3-Year Guarantee

Replacement certs

Free CPR Mask + Gloves

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Who should take this course?

  • Nursing students (RN/LPN)
  • Healthcare students (RCA/HCA)
  • Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs)
  • Job seekers
  • Girl Guides
  • Scouts
  • Field workers
  • Recreation Centre employment
  • Summer camp counsellors
  • Coaches
  • Lifeguards
  • RCMP
  • Police
  • Correctional Officers
  • Chiropractors
  • Anyone interested in learning how to save a life!

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
Standard First-Aid and CPR Level C 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.

"JIll was very good. Very clear and practical. I forgot that having further first-aid (being a lifeguard) isn't always applicable in other courses. Alert is convenient. Courses are available often."

Krista Standard First-Aid Recertification, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

"I thought the course was very well done. The instructor kept everyone very active and engaged. I would recommend this course."

Spencer Rycroft Standard First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Awesome! Both Connor & Andrea were incredible instructors.

Jen Paquet 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

Great presentation. Well put together. Enjoyed the interaction.

Hikem Willie Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I have taken/taught many basic first aid courses; this was one of the most effective in terms of entertainment, good discussion, knowledge and practical education. Mike is an excellent instructor - thank you. Fully recommend.

James Mayall Marine Basic First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I learned a lot! The instructor was very engaging, and the hands on scenarios and feedback were awesome.

Tessa Tancock Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Excellent instructor. Best first aid class I've done and I've had to do a class every couple of years for 25 years!

Diane Moncrieff Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Thank you for another great course! I don't live in B.C. any more, but always plan my recerts for when I am visting Victoria."

Julia Mills CPR-HCP, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

"Very good course. I will feel much more comfortable and confident in my position as Emergency Night Responder. More peace of mind for me, thank you."

Gabriel DeMeas CPR C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials
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