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.
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
PART 1 – Information for the First Aid Instructor
- How people learn
- Instructional techniques
- Organizing courses
PART 2 – Specific Course Content
- FCPR, AED, and knowledge evaluation
- First Aid & CPR Instructor Manual
- First Aid media presentation
- Certification card and optional wall certificate