The Lifesaving Society First Aid Instructor course prepares
candidates to teach first aid courses up to and including Workplace
Standard First Aid. Current First Aid Instructors may teach and
certify Basic and Emergency First Aid, CPR-A,-B,-C and AED. They
may teach (but not certify) Standard First Aid candidates (see
First Aid Instructors who hold CPR-HCP may teach (but not
certify) CPR-HCP (see Examiners). First Aid Instructors who hold
Airway Management may teach (but not certify) Airway Management
Prerequisites: Minimum 16 years of age,
Workplace Standard First Aid certification (need not be
Instruction & certification: Current First
Aid Instructor Trainers teach and certify candidates. The
Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be "current" for 24
months from the certification date.
First Aid Instructor course: 20 hr. classroom
instruction. This checklist identifies the learning outcomes
that you must achieve in order to be successful on the course.
Candidate recognition: Certification card.
Required reference material: First Aid
Award Guide, Canadian First Aid Manual.
Costs: In addition to the required reference
materials, a certification fee is payable to the Lifesaving
Society. Course organizers charge a fee to cover the costs of
running the course.
Recertification: Instructors remain current by
recertifying within 24 months of the last certification date.
Recertification is through the Society's professional development