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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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 email@example.com prior to your registration.
- You will meet twice with the Teaching Supervisor to discuss lesson plans and other details. Arrangements are made by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please select a Standard First Aid date and then email email@example.com to make your request.
- Breath for Life will not allow Teaching Experiences on Blended Courses.
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
May 19, May 27/28, June 3/4: Steps 1-3
8AM to 430PMMay 19: Step 1: Skill Evaluation
May 27/28: Step 2: Fundamentals of Instruction
June 3/4: Step 3: Discipline Specific
Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St Edmonton, Ab T6E 5B6 • MAP
Accepted Payment Methods
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