How long is this course?
Level A: 4 hours, Level C: 5 hours
Blended CPR A: 3 hours online learning, 2 hours teaching time; Blended CPR C: 3 hours online learning, 3 hours teaching time
Red Cross courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Who should take this course?
- We encourage you to research what course certification you are required to have for any occupational position. This course is a great course for those who want to increase their knowledge of CPR and AED skills.
What is required for completion of the course?
- Successfully demonstrate the skills and knowledge presented in the course and adherence to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross.
- You must attend 100% of the course and you need to get 75% minimum mark on a written, closed book exam.
- Our instructors work very hard to ensure that you are successful by employing different teaching methods and techniques for different learning styles.
3 year certification in CPR Level A or C
Level A: not available; Level C : 3.5 hours
Blended CPR Level C: 2 hours online learning and 2.5 hours teaching time
What is included in the course?
CPR Level A
- The Red Cross
- Responding to Emergencies
- Check, Call, Care
- Recovery position
- Choking – adult
- Assisting with medications
- Angina and heart attack
- CPR and AED– adult
- Deadly bleeding
CPR Level C
- Level A content
- Choking — child and baby
- CPR — child and baby
Includes any other content required by specific legislation