Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”

780-434-1368

Instructor Course

Coronavirus Position Statement and Updates

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor Course

Classes will be postponed until further notice.

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

  • Prerequisites:¬†
    • Step 1: You must have your prerequisite course Standard First Aid/CPR Level C in place before registering into the Instructor Course.
    • You must be 18 years of age and your Standard First Aid certificate must be within 1 year of the Skills Development Session date. If your certificate is beyond 1 year you may take the Standard First Aid/CPR Level C renewal course.
    • (Note: First Aid and CPR taken with an approved Red Cross training provider is preferred)
  • Duration:
    • Step 2: Skill Development Session (7 – 8¬† Hours)
    • Step 3 & 4: Online and In-class Sessions (34 Hours or 4 days)
  • Cost:
    • Step 2: Skill Development Session ($225.00 + GST)
    • Step 3 & 4: Online and In-class Sessions ($600.00 + GST)
      • Please register online. When you register please register into Step 2 first (the mandatory Skill Development Session). You must pass this before you register into Step 3 and 4 (the Online and In-class Sessions). See below to register.
      • You must be 18 years of age or older
        • Please note: Breath for Life reserves the right to reschedule this course when enrollment is less than 4 participants
    • Step 5: Teaching Experience (After completing the previous 4 steps you may proceed to step 5).
      • You will be required to meet with the Teaching Supervisor twice to discuss lesson plans and other details. This will be arranged through the office and the Teaching Experience Supervisor.
      • Teaching Experience Only ($350.00 + GST)
        • The Teaching Experience Only option implies that the prior steps (Steps 1-4) have been completed through an approved Red Cross Instructor Development Center (IDC) and you only require your teaching experience.
        • You will be required to show all documentation of completion.
        • You will be required to meet with the Teaching Supervisor twice to discuss lesson plans and other details. This will be arranged through the office and the Teaching Experience Supervisor.
        • Please check the dates for the Standard First Aid course and then email the office to request a Teaching Experience: breathforlifeinc@shaw.ca
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 Red Cross Instructor 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 Red Cross Instructor 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 Red Cross Instructor process: Discipline Specific-Classroom Component.

Please note: There are no price adjustments for the transfer option – see prices and dates below.

Instructor Course Dates

Accepted Payment Methods

Payment option cash

Ryan:

  • Ryan was a pleasure to have as an instructor
  • Amazing job making me feel confident and prepared
  • Ryan was supportive and kept our group on track
  • Awesome instructor.
  • Very professional and supportive instructor
  • I will recommend this to others.

Kamarbir:

  • Very well taught. Great program.
  • Awesomely great class and instructor.
  • Enjoyed the class.
  • Awesome instructor.
  • Learned more than expected.
  • I will recommend this to others.

Beth:

  • I learned more than expected.
  • I feel adequately prepared to instructor first aid/CPR courses.
  • I have the confidence and tools to succeed.
  • I will recommend this class to others.
  • I really enjoyed Beth’s methods of training. She was great at ensuring I knew what was expected.

Dominique:

  • Important topics were all covered.
  • Small class size was great for learning.
  • I will recommend this class to others.
  • It was awesome!!!! More than expected.
  • Exceeded my expectations.
  • Great job! I will recommend to others.
  • I am adequately prepared to instruct first aid and CPR courses.
  • Appreciate the balance of knowledge to practice. I feel more prepared with my skills and knowledge.
  • Feedback has been fantastic, I know where I need to improve.
  • I feel confident in my skills.