Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”

780-434-1368

Instructor Course

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor Course

The Canadian Red Cross Instructor Development Course empowers candidates to effectively teach Red Cross First Aid/CPR courses. The course presents educational learning theory and teaching principles to help the participant understand the basics of instruction. The Red Cross has laid out a Five Step Process (please review) that must be completed to achieve the Red Cross Instructor certificate. Please view the You-tube video for more information: How to Become an Instructor with the Red Cross.

Course Details

Pre-requisites: 

  • You must take the Standard First Aid/CPR Level C, through an approved Red Cross provider, before registering into the Instructor Course.
  • You must be 18 years of age
  • Your Standard First Aid certificate must be current within 1 year of the Skills Development Session. If your certificate is not current you must take the Standard First Aid/CPR Level C renewal course.

Process:

  • Step 1: Pre-requisites and Skill Evaluation Session (7 – 8¬† Hours)
  • Step 2 & 3: Online and In-class Sessions (34 Hours or 4 days)
  • Step 4: The Teaching Experience is scheduled once the online and in-class steps are successfully completed. You will meet twice with the Teaching Experience Supervisor to discuss lesson plans and other details.
  • Step 5: Certification
  • Please note: Breath for Life reserves the right to reschedule this course if enrollment is less than 4 participants

Cost:

  • Step 1: Pre-requisites and Skill Evaluation Session ($225.00 + GST)
  • Step 2 & 3: Online and In-class Sessions ($600.00 + GST)
  • Please register online. Step 1 must be successfully completed before registering into Steps 2 & 3.

Teaching Experience Only Option ($350.00 + GST)

  • This option is only available if you have completed the prior steps and just require the teaching experience.
  • All completion documents need to be submitted to breathforlifeinc@shaw.ca prior to your registration.
  • You will meet twice with the Teaching Supervisor to discuss lesson plans and other details. Arrangements are made by contacting breathforlifeinc@shaw.ca
  • Please select a Standard First Aid date and then email breathforlifeinc@shaw.ca to make your request.
  • Breath for Life will not allow Teaching Experiences on Blended Courses.
You may qualify to Transfer into the Instructor Course if:
1) You hold a current First Aid Instructor certificate through a recognized agency: St. John’s Ambulance, Life-Saving Society, or Heart and Stroke Foundation. This may exempt you from completing Step 3 of the process: Discipline Specific-Classroom Component.

2) You hold a current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor/Trainer certificate or a Bachelor of Education Degree. This may exempt you from completing Step 2 of the process: Fundamentals of Instruction Classroom-Component.

3) You hold a current Red Cross First Aid/CPR instructor certificate but have not taught the minimum number of courses required for recertification . This may exempt you from completing Step 3 of the process: Discipline Specific-Classroom Component.

Please note: There are no price adjustments for the transfer option.

Instructor Course Dates

Date/Time

Location

Registration

October 20,Oct 29/30,Nov 5/6: Steps 1-3
8AM - 430PM Step 1: Pre-requisite and Skills Evaluation
Step 2: Fundamentals of Instruction
Step 3: Discipline Specific Classroom

Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St T6E 5B6 • MAP


Accepted Payment Methods

Payment option cash

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