First Aid Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify First
Aid Instructor candidates.
Prerequisites to certification: Certification
and experience as a First Aid Instructor and First Aid
Trainer course: Successful completion of the
Lifesaving Society's 16 hr. Trainer course. This checklist identifies the learning outcomes you
must achieve to be successful on the course.
Apprenticeship: Apprentice with an experienced
First Aid Instructor Trainer on a First Aid Instructor course, and
submission of your completed First Aid Instructor Trainer Training
Record with the certification fee to the Society's office.
Required reference material: Trainer
Manual, First Aid Instructor Award Guide,
Canadian First Aid Manual, First Aid Award Guide,
First Aid Instructor Trainer Training Record.
Costs: In addition to the required reference
materials, a certification 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 Trainer course.
Recertification: Only current Trainers
may teach and certify First Aid Instructors. Remain current by
recertifying within 24 months of the last certification date.
Recertification is through the Lifesaving Society professional
development credit system.