Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”

780-434-1368

Instructor Course

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 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.

Instructor Course Details

  • Duration: 34 Hours (4 days) + 7 hours of mandatory skill testing
  • Cost: $825+GST (this includes the non-refundable/transferable skills testing fee of $225+GST)
    • Teaching Experience Only: Cost $350 + GST
      • This cost implies that the in-class sections of the course (Steps 1-3) have been completed with an approved Red Cross IDP and all you need to complete is the final step. At least one week prior to the course, you must meet with the Teaching Supervisor to review lesson plans.
      • Please note: Breath for Life reserves the right to reschedule this course when enrollment is less than 4 participants
    • Please register online
    • You must be 18 years of age or older
    • Parking is Free

Course Prerequisite:

Breath for Life accepts Transfer Students – the following applies: 
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

Date/Time

Location

Registration

January 9 (Skills) AND January 26/27: 8am to 530pm
Step 1: Skills Testing: January 9: 8am to 530pm
Step 2: Online and In-class: January 26/27: 8am to 530pm
Step 3: In-class: February 2/3: 8am to 530pm

January 9 (Skills) AND January 26/27: 8am to 530pm
Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St T6E 5B6 • MAP


February 2/3: 8am to 530pm
Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St T6E 5B6 • MAP


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.