First Aid Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify
Standard First Aid Instructor candidates. First Aid ITs are
experienced and knowledgeable Standard First Aid Instructors and
Standard First Aid Examiners.
Prerequisites: Certification and experience as
a Standard First Aid Instructor and Standard First Aid
First Aid IT candidates should have significant experience
teaching and examining the Society's Workplace Standard First Aid
award before applying for First Aid IT status.
IT clinic: Attend a generic Instructor Trainer
clinic of approximately 10-14 hr. classroom and water
Apprentice: Apprentice with an experienced
First Aid Instructor Trainer on at least 1 Standard First Aid
Instructor course. After completion of apprenticeship, submit your
completed First Aid IT Training Record with the appointment fee to
the Society's office.
Required reference material: Instructor
Notes, Notes for Instructor Trainers, Canadian
First Aid Manual, First Aid Award Guide, First Aid IT
Costs: In addition to the required reference
materials, an appointment fee is payable to the Lifesaving Society
and submitted with your Training Record. Organizers will charge a
fee to cover the cost of running the Instructor Trainer clinic.
Recertification: Instructor Trainers remain
current by recertifying within 24 months of the last certification
date. Recertification is through the Lifesaving Society
professional development credit system.