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A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course that covers common home and workplace emergencies through online and in-person delivery.

Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course that covers common home and workplace emergencies through online and in-person delivery.

Our Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a fun and comprehensive first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course that combines self-paced, online instruction will a face-to-face, in-person skills session led by one of our first-class instructors. 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.

The online module of this course must be completed before you come in for the in-person portion, and will take up to 8 hours to complete. You can start and stop as many times as you need while you work through it, and take it up to 3 months ahead of your in-person course.

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 8 hours online, 7.5 hours in class View Locations
Recertification 4 hours online, 4.5 hours in class View Locations

Course Details

Topics Covered

This course 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, & Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons (includes opioid poisoning)

 

FAQ

What is the difference between Standard First Aid and Emergency First Aid?

The quickest answer is an Emergency First Aid teaches everything you need to know to save a life from life threatening conditions that can cause death in 7 to 10 minutes. (Airway Breathing, Circulation or Deadly Bleeds) or how to keep a person alive until the ambulance arrives. Standard First Aid will teach that information plus teach how to deal with life  threatening conditions plus teach how to deal with other medical conditions such a heat and cold related injures, poisions, burns. 

 

Certification

Canadian Red Cross certificates are now virtual! You will receive a certificate of completion once you've finished the online module, and 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.

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.

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

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual

The Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Blended 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 (Blended) 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.

Lots of fun, by far the most enthusiastic and engaging instructor I have ever had for first aid. My first time taking a class with Alert and I will definitly be coming back.

Laura CPR C Recertification, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you!! The hands-on approach way of teaching definitely increased my confidence and helped stick important simple first aid techniques to our memory. I've had different instructors of Alert First Aid over the years - you really do an amazing job providing high quality courses with great teachers!

Hiroko Dunnett Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Really friendly and approachable instructor. Love the setup of the course and definitely made me want to come back for more training. Thanks Kendall!

Fairahn Reid Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Loved the enthusiasm. Great teacher and lots of fun! It was helpful to have a lot of hands-on

Jennifer McNevin Emergency First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Great instructor, fully engaged & engaging all day.

Wendy S. Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I liked the scenarios and I learned a lot. Chris was excellent!!

Amanda Evans Standard First Aid, Victoria, 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

Excellent instructor - thank you Jordan! Very engaging, and the hands on approach was great.

Sarah Malerby Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Gary was the best! The course was very straight forward and enjoyable. Thanks so much for improving my first aid knowledge and for the awesome instructing!

Michele Marcelic Occupational First Aid Level 1, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I learned more than I thought I would. The scenarios were fun to do and helped me learn. I would recommend this course to others.

Alpha Vicente Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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