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Standard First Aid/CPR/AED  Level BLS


Standard First Aid/CPR/AED level BLS is a comprehensive two day course offering all of the topics and skills in the Standard First Aid/CPR/AED level C course, plus high performance CPR for healthcare professionals working in teams. This course is suitable for people in nursing, or respiratory  school. 

*We recommend checking with your employer, or organization to see if this course meets your requirements.*


The Standard First Aid/CPR/AED course is a 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 and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

The CPR/AED level BLS portion is designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation.


(Level C portion)


(BLS portion)

  • The Red Cross

  • Preparing to respond

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • The EMS system

  • Check, call, care

  • Airway emergencies

  • Breathing & circulation emergencies

  • First aid for respiratory & 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*

  • Glove removal

  • Primary Assessment

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Airway Obstruction

  • Assisted Ventilation

  • Basic Life Support special considerations*Includes any other *content required by specific legislation*

Click below to sign up for a Standard First Aid/CPR Level BLS course

  • Canadian Red Cross Basic Life Support Field Guide (eBook)

  • First Aid & CPR (eBook)

  • SFA certificate (Valid for three years)

  • BLS certificate (Valid for one year)


Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR training manual
Person receiving CPR with a bag valve mask from healthcare providers
Canadian Red Cross BLS Field Guide
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