Calgary: First Aid and CPR

Our Instructors are front-line professionals who tailor teaching based on participants’ learning styles and training needs. Dynamic teaching techniques: skills demonstrations, practice sessions, scenarios based on real-life situations, discussions, and exercises. Hands-on training using real materials: mannequins for practising CPR, AED trainers, bandages and splinting materials, auto-injector trainers, inhalers, and additional aids.


All courses in the Calgary area are at either:
Calgary North office: Unit 125, 3510 - 29th Street NE
Calgary South Office: Unit 236, 755 Lake Bonavista Drive SE

hdgRed Cross - Emergency First Aid with HCP CPR

Basic one-day (8 hours) course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for Health Care Providers. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED skills.

- View the RC-EFAHCP Course Description
- View the RC-EFAHCP Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Standard First Aid with CPR C

Comprehensive two-day (16 hrs) course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training for work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course covers a variety of topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to in-depth (sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine).

- View the RC-SFA Course Description
- View the RC-SFA Course Schedule


hdg8 hrs Online/8 hrs in Class - SFA with CPR C

Don't have time to take 2 days off work to complete a first aid class? Do half on line and then come in for a one day class instead.... This Red Cross blended learning first aid program is a combination of in-class, face-to-face instruction with online instruction. Typically, theory and information are conveyed to the participants outside of the classroom through an online component. This allows for the in-class component to concentrate on skills development and the application of theory. For the Red Cross first aid courses, a self-paced, online component is completed first, followed by an in-class skills session with a Red Cross First Aid Instructor.

- View the RC online sfa Course Description
- View the RC online sfa Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Standard First Aid with HCP CPR

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and health care provider CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED

- View the RC-SHCP Course Description
- View the RC-SHCP Course Schedule


hdgWorkplace Emergency First Aid / CPR 'A' and Standard First Aid Combo

Workplace Emergency First Aid with CPR level A is equivalent to Occupational First Aid level 1 and is required for for people wishing to work in BC however reside in AB.

- View the RC-WEFA/SFA Course Description
- View the RC-WEFA/SFA Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Childcare First Aid with CPR Level B

Comprehensive Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR training for individuals who need training for child care or early childhood education work, or who simply want more knowledge to respond to a baby and child injuries and emergencies at home. The course covers a variety of topics from basic (such as cardiovascular emergencies for adults, children, and babies, CPR Level B, AED, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to in-depth ones, such as sudden medical conditions, and injuries to the head and spine.

- View the RC-CCFA Course Description
- View the RC-CCFA Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Basic Life Support (Health Care Provider CPR)

(Equivalent replacement to the course formerly known as BLS for Healthcare Providers) Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings and teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in pre-hospital and in-facility settings. The new BLS Provider Course is equivalent to the BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS for HCP) course it replaces. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. The BLS course includes realistic scenarios, simulations and state-of-the-art animations, and incorporates Heart and Stroke Foundation’s proven Practice-While-Watching video format to bring the science of the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC to the front line practitioner. At the time of launch there is no “Renewal course” for the new 2015 Guidelines BLS course. Renewal options will be communicated at a future date.

- View the HS-HCP Course Description
- View the HS-HCP Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Standard First Aid CPR level C

Promotion - This 2 Day Standard First Aid for only $100! That's a saving of $35 per student. Standard First Aid is a fully workplace accredited* classroom based, instructor led course that teaches the core first aid competencies required by Ministry Workplace Health & Safety Boards across Canada. This 16 hour course covers 17 areas of critical care, including emergency scene management, respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies, child/infant CPR and choking, burns, bleeding and wounds, and bone, joint and muscle injuries learn how to save lives and quickly respond to injuries from the Canadian leader in resuscitation training and science, the Heart and Stroke Foundation

- View the HSSFA Course Description
- View the HSSFA Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - CPR Level C

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.

- View the RC-CPRC Course Description
- View the RC-CPRC Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Health Care Provider CPR

Courses on health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.

- View the RC-HCP Course Description
- View the RC-HCP Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Emergency First Aid with CPR C

Basic one-day (8 hours) course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED skills.

- View the RC-EFA Course Description
- View the RC-EFA Course Schedule


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