Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”


Advanced First Aid

Advanced First Aid

Red Cross Advanced First Aid Course

Public Health Notice: During this fourth wave, Breath for Life’s resolve is to keep you safe during your course. Our primary goal is your safety and mask use will be expected during course participation until further notice. Please read what Breath for Life is doing to keep you and its staff safe: Breath for Life’s commitment to Keeping you Safe.

Have questions? Please email our program head of Advanced Programs directly:

Welcome to the Advanced First Aid Course page. Breath for Life has offered this program to the community since 2007. This course is  approved by Workplace Health and Safety (WHS or OHS) in Alberta under the Canadian Red Cross and is equivalent to an OFA 3 in British Columbia. This course also meets the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standard Z1210-17 – Advanced. This course may be required to fulfill first aid and safety expectations within the Workplace (Industry) or as a pre-requisite to enter into Law Enforcement, Firefighting or other professional programs. As per Edmonton Fire Recruitment, this course fulfills the entry requirements specific to a:

  • Certified Red Cross Advanced First Aid (AFA) – 80 hr Alberta OHS approved course

The Advanced First Aid course integrates theory and practice to prepare you for emergency response in the workplace. Breath for Life engages the student in their academic learning and practical development by taking a hands-on approach. The Advanced First Aid e-certificate issued to you by the Red Cross is valid for 3 years.

If your certificate is current, you may take the Advanced First Aid Renewal Course.

Advanced First Aid Training Details

  • Course Time: (80 hour in-class and virtual delivery)
  • Prerequisite: Standard First Aid Level C CPR (that is not expired)
  • Course Cost: $950.00 + GST = $997.50 (Includes Textbook)
  • Course Topics 2019
  • Breath for Life Does Not Cancel scheduled courses (minimum class size is 4 participants) and Parking is Free at the Breath for Life facility.
  • Online registration is required during this pandemic.
  • If you have questions please email:

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