FIRST AID & CPR INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSES



OUR VISION FOR INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT

In partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, we are proud to introduce our updated Instructor Development Program (IDP).
 
Together, we aim to develop cutting-edge instructors, who can in-turn enhance the confidence level of their participants, when called upon to save lives.
 
We are excited to implement a strong support network for the development of future and current First Aid Instructors that are high quality and learner-focused. - We are committed to developing new instructors from the time they express initial interest until instructor certification is complete. This includes support through online learning, classroom sessions, as well their teaching experience.



 

INSTRUCTOR PATHWAY:  5 - STEP PROCESS

1) Skills Evaluation / Prerequisite Check

- Age 18+
- Complete skill based assessment

2) Fundamentals of Instruction

- Online: 8 hours
- Classroom: 2 days

3) Discipline Specific Component

- Classroom: 2 days

4) The Teaching Expereince

- Co-facilitation of up to 3 courses

5) Certification

- Valid for a 3 year period



First Aid Instructor
 
Prerequisites:
-Be 18 years or older
-Have a valid participant-level certificate in Standard First Aid & CPR / AED

 
Cost: $729.99 + HST
 
Format: 5-Step Process --> online and in-class components
 
The Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor Program is a 5-step process wherein candidates work toward the organization and delivery of Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR programs. New in 2017, candidates can elect a particular instructional discipline, be it First Aid, Professional Responder or Wilderness Instruction. Our First Aid Instructor Program trains candidates to apply an individualized approach, focusing on cognitive, psychomotor and affective instruction.
 
COURSE OVERVIEW
 




 
Professional Responder Instructor
 
Prerequisites:
-Be 18 years or older
-Have a valid participant-level certificate in the instructional discipline being sought (First Responder or EMR).

 
Cost: $729.99 + HST
 
Format: 5-Step Process --> online and in-class components
 
The Canadian Red Cross Professional Responder Instructor Program is a 5-step process wherein candidates work toward the organization and delivery of Canadian Red Cross Professional Responder Programs. - These include our 5-day First Responder and 10-day Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) programs. Our First Aid Instructor Program trains candidates to apply an individualized approach, focusing on cognitive, psychomotor and affective instruction.
 
COURSE OVERVIEW


 



First Aid Instructor Recertification

Prerequisites:
-Have a current CRC First Aid Program Instructor certification
-Have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period.
- One course must have been Standard First Aid & CPR.

 

Cost: $169.99 + HST

 

Format: 4-Step Process --> Pre-course and in-class components

The 2017-2020 First Aid Program Instructor Recertification course is a classroom-based learning experience where certified Instructors will further explore their role in providing participants with a meaningful first aid learning experience. The course will focus on learning activities which reflect the Educational Philosophy of the Canadian Red Cross First Aid Programs. The course follows a learner-centred approach and provides an opportunity for Instructors to demonstrate competence in their role. While the classroom approach is consistent among all program areas, the content and clinical skills explored in the activities are discipline-specific.

COURSE OVERVIEW




Professional Responder Instructor Recertification

Prerequisites:
-Have a current CRC First Responder of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Instructor certification
-Have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period.
-One course must have been taught at the Instructor designation seeking recertification.

 

Cost: $169.99 + HST

 

Format: 4-Step Process --> pre-course and in-class components

The 2017-2020 Professional Responder Instructor Recertification course is a classroom-based learning experience where certified Instructors will further explore their role in providing participants with a meaningful first aid learning experience. The course will focus on learning activities which reflect the Educational Philosophy of the Canadian Red Cross First Aid Programs. The course follows a learner-centered approach and provides an opportunity for Instructors to demonstrate competence in their role. While the classroom approach is consistent among all program areas, the content and clinical skills explored in the activities are discipline-specific.

COURSE OVERVIEW





Instructor Transfer -> Certified First Aid Instructors
Prerequisites:
- First Aid Instructor certification with an approved agency

Cost: $499.99 + HST
Format: 4-Step Process --> Online and in-class components

Moving forward, there is no longer a separate course for candidates who wish to transfer their instructor certification to the Canadian Red Cross. Instead, the candidate will complete an abridged version of the full Instructor Development Program. Instructor candidates with previous experience through another recognized First Aid agency will follow the Instructor Development Program however they will not be required to complete Step 3: Discipline Specific Classroom Component.

COURSE OVERVIEW




Instructor Transfer -> Red Cross Water Safety Instructor / Professional Teachers 
Prerequisites:
- Current certification as a Canadian Red Cross WSI / WSIT, OR
- An elementary or secondary school teacher in possession of a Bachelors Degree in Education

Cost: $499.99 + HST
Format: 4-Step Process --> Online and in-class components

Moving forward, there is no longer a separate course for candidates who wish to transfer their instructor certification to the Canadian Red Cross. Instead, the candidate will complete an abridged version of the full Instructor Development Program. Instructor candidates with previous experience through another recognized First Aid agency will follow the Instructor Development Program however they will not be required to complete Step 2: Fundamentals of Instruction - Classroom Component.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW





 
Teaching Experience Supervisor
 
Prerequisites:
-Candidate must be a certified Instructor and have successfully performed the required
skills according to Canadian Red Cross skill sheets.

 
Cost: $229.99 + HST
 
Format: 3-Step Process --> online and in-class components
 
This Teaching Experience Supervisor program consists of an online component and a classroom component where candidates will learn the fundamentals of supervising a Teaching Experience and apply them under the guidance of an Instructor Trainer.
 
COURSE OVERVIEW
 



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Youth Leader
 
Prerequisites:
-Candidate must be at least 18 years old OR 16-17 with onsite adult support.
-Candidate must hold a current Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR (C).

 
Cost: $119.99 + HST
 
Format: 4-Step Process --> online and in-class components
 
The Youth Leader is responsible for delivering Canadian Red Cross Youth & Caregiver Programs. The program consists of an online component where the candidiate learns the fundamentals of instruction.
Once complete, the candidate embarks upon an actual teaching experience in a real Youth First Aid classroom alongside a Teaching Experience Supervisor (TES). This segment of their development allows them to continue
constructing their professional identity and apply their knowledge while authentically engaging in
the role of a Youth Leader.

 
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Youth Leader (Training Partner Course Package Purchase)

Are you a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner seeking to purchase Youth Leader (YL) course packages to in-turn train your staff? As Nova Scotia's designated Instructor Development Centre (IDC), we are responsible for distributing YL course packages province-wide.

Please complete the form below to purchase your YL course packages today.



Cost: $119.99ea + shipping


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