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Standard First Aid Instructor

The Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid Instructor course prepares candidates to teach first aid courses up to and including Workplace Standard First Aid and CPR-A, -B, -C.

Prerequisites: Workplace Standard First Aid, Lifesaving Instructor and Advanced Instructor certifications (need not be current).

Evaluation & certification: First Aid Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify Standard First Aid Instructor candidates. The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be "current" for 24 months from the certification date.

Course length: Approx. 6-9 hr. classroom instruction.

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 credit system.