First aid instructor
(full course)

Course Info

Candidates will learn the theory behind successful delivery of a first aid program, including teaching methods, learner types, age characteristics and delivery methods. Injury prevention principles, inclusion and progressive learning will also be introduced. Peer teaching sessions will be included in the course to prepare candidates for the Teaching Experience portion of the course, which will be completed after first aid instructor certification.

 

Certified Instructors will be able to teach Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency Child Care First Aid, Standard Child Care First Aid and CPR courses.

 

Candidates will be required to complete the following steps (all included in the courses):

 

Step 1 – Skills Evaluation and Pre-Requisite Verification

 

Step 2 – Fundamentals of Instruction

 

A – Fundamentals of Instruction ONLINE Component (Approximately 8-10 hours of self learning)

 

B – Fundamentals of Instruction CLASSROOM Component

 

Step 3 – Discipline Specific CLASSROOM Component

 

Step 4 – Teaching Experience

               

A – Teaching Experience ONLINE Component

(Approximately 1 hour of self learning)

               

B – Teaching Experience IN CLASS Component (Varies by candidate – Max of 3 Attempts)

 

Step 5 – Certification

Course Duration

  • Classroom Components – 40 hours

  • Self Directed Learning – Approximately 10 hours

  • Teaching Experience – Varies, minimum 2-days (8 hours each day)

Language

  • English

Prerequisite

  • Must hold a valid Red Cross Standard First Aid certificate

  • Must be 18 years of age

Certificate

  • 3 Years

Course Price

  • $950.00 + GST