Standard First Aid/CPR

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards (WSIB) and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Over 20 years of First Aid/CPR teaching experience, highly qualified staff, first to adapt to new program guideline/standards and using the latest in training equipment to simulate real life emergencies are just some of the reasons why we are leaders in First Aid/CPR, WHMIS and Crisis Prevention training. First in the GTA to offer in-class and blended learning First Aid/CPR courses. VO2 is also the ONLY First Aid/CPR service provider to offer training in both English and French.
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CPR A: 13 hours in-class OR 5.5 hours in-class + 8 hours online learning*
CPR C: 14 hours in-class OR 8 hours in-class + 8 hours online learning*

*Online learning time will vary depending
on the learner.

First Aid Instructor


  • Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

3-year certification in Standard First Aid and CPR Level A or C


CPR A: 6.5 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class
+ 4 hours online learning*

Participant Materials
  • First Aid/CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid/CPR (eBook)
  • Standard First Aid – Online access via PIN
  • Standard First Aid certificate
Course Content
  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation