Red Cross First Aid and CPR
Many Canadians are required to take first aid and / or CPR courses for workplace, academic or volunteer purposes. Some individuals take first aid training in order to be prepared to help a loved one, friend or family member in case of emergency. Regardless of the reason, finding the right course can be a difficult process. The article will help you select the right first aid provider as well as explain the variety of different courses available to Canadians.
Selecting the Right First Aid and CPR Course Provider
Candidates have a wide variety of first aid and CPR providers to select from. The largest, most popular and lowest priced provider is the Canadian Red Cross. All certifications meet the highest standards in workplace, academic and legislative requirements. The Red Cross continually offers the highest quality courses with the largest number of training partners. We strongly recommend you register with the Canadian Red Cross.
Selecting the Right First Aid and CPR Course
Canadians have the option of selecting from a large number of first aid courses. They range in length from 3 hours to 18 hours. Most providers also offer re-certification classes for individuals that need to renew expired awards. The major first aid and CPR courses offered through the Canadian Red Cross include
CPR training is included in the above mentioned courses. AED training is also included. Most major Canadian Red Cross providers offer candidates the opportunity to select the level of CPR training to partner the course. The following CPR courses are typically partnered with first aid
- CPR level “A”
- CPR level “B”
- CPR level “C”
- CPR level “C” for health care providers
These courses are also offered in stand-alone programs. AED training is included with the stand-alone programs.