CPR Instructor

First Aid and CPR Intructor Training Manual

CPR Instructors support the Red Cross First Aid Program through the delivery of CPR courses. Candidates entre a comprehensive Instructor Development Program, designed to prepare them to support dynamic, learner-centred classroom environments. Register now.

CPR Instructor Development Pathway
Below is the pathway to become a certified CPR Instructor. You must successful complete each step before advancing to the next step. Certification is valid for three years.

VO2 First Aid Instructor Trainer

Red Cross CPR-HCP; complete skills checklist form prior to course with a CRC Instructor; minimum 18 years old.The following individuals can opt for a transfer course instead: a) current First Aid or CPR Instructors with another recognized organization; b) current Red Cross Swimming & Water Safety Instructors with Standard First Aid and CPR Level HCP; c) teachers with an Education Degree and current Standard First Aid and CPR Level HCP. The transfer is a 14.5-hour course or self-study and 6-hour course.

Completion Requirements
100% attendance, skills demonstration, complete practice teaching, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

3-year certification as Red Cross CPR Instructor

8 hours; adheres to local legislation

Course Content
PART 1 – Information for the First Aid Instructor

  • How people learn
  • Instructional techniques
  • Organizing courses

Course Content
PART 2 – Specific Course Content

  • FCPR, AED, and knowledge evaluation

Required Materials

  • First Aid & CPR Instructor Manual
  • First Aid media presentation
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate