First Aid Instructor Course

Red Cross First Aid Instructor Course

This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach core Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses: Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR/AED, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency and Standard Child Care First Aid.

Includes how to teach and facilitate, individual and group assignments, practice teaching, injury prevention principles, inclusion, and progressive learning.

Fast Facts

Cost: $899.99/person
Length: 37 hours + 9 hours online
Minimum: 4 participants
Prerequisites: Standard First Aid with CPR Level HCP; Min. 18 years old; Complete Skills Evaluation
*A 16 hour Standard First Aid Course co-teach is required to complete instructor certification after completing the First Aid Instructor Course

RED CROSS FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR

DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY


1. Evaluate Skills & Check Prerequisites CLASSROOM (7 hrs)
18 years old
Valid Standard First Aid & CPR certification
Successfully complete skills evaluation

2A. Fundamentals of Instruction ONLINE (8 hrs*)
Complete online requirements on participant's own time

2B. Fundamentals of Instruction CLASSROOM (15 hrs)
Complete classroom component on the application of fundamentals

3. Discipline-Specific Component CLASSROOM (15 hrs)
Complete discipline-specific (ex. First Aid, Wilderness, EMR) component focussing on the specific skills of that program.

4A. Teaching Experience ONLINE (45 min*)
Complete the teaching experience online module

4B. Teaching Experience CLASSROOM (15 hrs for Standard First Aid)
With the support and supervision of a teaching experience supervisor, complete a co-teach of a full course of the discipline-specific program (ex. First Aid, Wilderness, EMR)

*completed on participants' own time

Course Details:
37 hours CLASSROOM component
8 hours 45 min ONLINE component
15 hours CO-TEACH component
Additional preparation & planning work on own time
3-year certification as First Aid Instructor
Conducted by a certified Red Cross First Aid Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements:
100% attendance
Skills demonstration
Complete Practice Teaching Assignments
80% min. passing grade on written exam
Post-course Requirements
*A 15 hour Standard First Aid Course co-teach is required to complete instructor certification after completing the First Aid Instructor Course
Meet the requirements of the co-teach form as outlined by the Instructor Trainer

Take-Home Materials

First Aid Instructor Manual
First Aid Media Presentation
First Aid & CPR Manual
CPR/AED Manual