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First Aid Courses



The Standard First Aid course (including CPR C) is a Canadian Red Cross certification that includes a 3-year certification before recertification is required.

Candidates will learn how to deal with the following emergencies:
- Care of a conscious or unconscious patient
- CPR for adults, children and infants
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Choking for adults, children and infants
- Circulatory emergencies (including chest pain, stroke and deadly bleeding)
- Breathing emergencies
- Basic wound care
- Head and spinal injuries
- Bone and joint injuries
- Sudden medical emergencies (including fainting, diabetes and seizures)
- Heat and cold emergencies
- Poisoning

Participants will be required to have a pocket mask which can be purchased online at

Standard First Aid is the required course for the National Lifeguard Pool Option.


Prerequisites: 13 years old

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