Standard First Aid

Standard first aid is the most popular course offered for participants looking for comprehensive first aid and CPR training in Canada. Over 10,000 standard first aid providers exist in Canada. The goal of all of these providers is to prevent harm, promote recovery and provide aid. Participants will learn a variety of skills and have the option of selecting from a variety of CPR level’s. Re-certification courses are available for standard first aid.

CPR level’s Available with Standard First Aid:

All standard first aid courses, regardless of provider, teach participants basic CPR skills first. CPR level “C” training comes standard with this basic first aid course, however, all of our training partners provide candidates the option of partnering with a higher level CPR course, CPR “HCP”. Participants must receive CPR training when enrolled in a standard first aid course. Candidates can not receive only first aid training.

AED Training:

Participants enrolled in standard first aid training will receive training and certification in the use of automated external defibrillators (AED). AED training has become a essential component to any CPR and / or first aid course. Using a AED increases the chances of survival for victims of cardiac arrest by as much as 800%. When participants successfully complete standard first aid training the will receive a certificate that acknowledges

Learning CPR and AED on Mannequin

Learning CPR and AED on Mannequin

training in the use of AED’s.

Prerequisites:

Our training partners require that participants be at least 12 years of age prior to attending the standard first aid course. Participants are not required to do any pre-course assignments or reading prior to attending the course. Participants will receive a St Mark James training manual on arrival of the first day of the course.

Standard First Aid Course Content:

Participants will learn a variety of different first aid topics. The following is a list of some of the basic first aid topics covered in the course:

  • Check, Call, Care system developed by St Mark James for emergency scene management.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator training (AED) for adult, children and infant victims.
  • Treating for shock.
  • Treating victims of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, angina, stroke and transient ischemic attacks. Participants will also receive basic training in preventing cardiovascular disease.
  • Participants will learn to treat and recognize patients of respiratory emergencies such as anaphylaxis (allergic reactions), aspiration, hyperventilation and asthma.
  • Candidates will learn to treat and recognize patients of burns, poisons, fractures, head and neck injuries, suspected spinal injuries, major external and internal bleeding, symptoms and conditions of heat stress and cold stress, diabetic emergencies and sudden medical emergencies such as seizures.

First Aid and CPR Award / Certification:

Participants that successfully complete the written exam and all the skills components will receive a St Mark James standard first aid, CPR and AED certificate that is valid for 3 years. The level of CPR training selected by the participant will also be displayed on the certificate. The award meets Health Canada regulations and other government and legislative standards for first aid and CPR certification. The award is issued as a wallet sized certificate, however, candidates may opt for a wall sized certificate for a small additional fee. It is important for successful participants not to deface the award, laminate or write on it as it devalues the certificate. All lost awards must be reclaimed through St Mark James. When candidates complete the course all certification information is sent to St Mark James for implementation into the national database. Certificates are nationally accredited and valid throughout Canada. Participants may be required to re-certify awards at a earlier date based on workplace policy or school policy. For more information about standard first aid certification please visit St Mark James or our standard first aid providers listed below or on our registration page.

Standard First Aid Class Prices:

Our training partners, located throughout Canada, offer standard first aid training at the lowest prices in your region. Prices vary from 110 to 135 dollars depending on your area. Course rates are flat fees with no hidden fees. Fees include taxes, certification fees and St Mark James first aid manuals.

Classroom or Private Courses:

Our training partners give candidates the option of selecting either a private course or attending a classroom training session at one of the training centers. To book or schedule a private course for yourself, a group or your business contact our training partners from the registration page or from the selection below.

Standard First Aid Course Length:

Standard first aid training ranges in length depending on the level of CPR training included, number of participants, and ultimately the instructor. Courses range in length from 14 to 20 hours. Standard first is typically completed within two full days, however, our providers offer weeknight courses that span 3 nights (4 to 5 hours per night). The knowledge and skill strength of the candidates in the course can also play a role in determining the length of the course. The minimum required class length of a standard first aid course, excluding breaks, is 14 hours.

Registration for Standard First Aid and CPR Certification Courses:

Providers Available in British Columbia

Register for Standard First Aid in Vancouver

Established in 2007, Vancouver First Aid Ltd is the premium provider of St Mark James first aid and CPR courses in the Vancouver and Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. They offer a wide variety of courses in over 4 training centers. They have standard first aid courses offered on weeknights, weekends and weekdays. Registration for standard first aid training can be done on-line through a secure registration system. Participants can select CPR level “C” or CPR “HCP” to be partnered with the course. Re-certification courses are also available for standard first aid throughout the week. Click here to view providers in Vancouver.

Register for Standard First Aid in Surrey

Established in 2007, Vancouver First Aid Ltd also offers standard first aid training in nearby Surrey. Vancouver First Aid has 2 training centers located in Surrey. One location is in the Newton area while the other location is off of King George in the Whalley area. Both training centers offer standard first aid courses throughout the week at comfortable dates and times. Registration can be done quickly, securely and conveniently through the on-line registration system. Click here to view providers in Surrey.

Register for Standard First Aid in Victoria

Victoria First Aid is the premier provider of St Mark James standard first aid courses in Victoria, British Columbia. This providers has a large training centre located in the heart of the city. Candidates can register for a range of courses including re-certification, private and stand-alone CPR programs. Customer service representatives are available to answer questions or concerns during regular business hours. Registration can be completed quickly and conveniently on-line. Click here for more information.

Providers Available in Alberta

Register for Standard First Aid in Edmonton

Established in 2008, Edmonton First Aid is one of the largest first aid and CPR providers in Alberta. Standard first aid courses are offered in a variety of training centers throughout the region. Private standard first aid training is available for you, a group or your business at the lowest prices. Edmonton first aid is committed to offering standard first aid training at the highest standards, with the most up-to-date equipment and most experienced and highest trained staff. Edmonton First Aid also proudly offers St Mark James standard first aid re-certification courses. Click here to view providers in Edmonton.

Register for Standard First Aid in Red Deer

Red Deer First Aid is the leading provider of St Mark James standard first aid programs in Reed Deer, Alberta. This company is proud to offer clean, conveniently located and well-maintained training centres. They have a strong focus on exceptional St Mark James instructors and offering a large number of St Mark James programs. Candidates can register for standard first aid throughout the week. Private classes and re-certification courses are also available. Click here for information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Calgary

Established in 2009, Calgary First Aid is the premium and largest provider of St Mark James standard first aid training in the Calgary region. Calgary First Aid offers courses, training and re-certifications from 3 training centers located throughout the region. Calgary First Aid is a proud training partner of St Mark James and offers courses at the lowest prices, with the highest reliability and fewest cancelled courses. Private courses are also available for you or your business. Registration is quick and easy and standard first aid courses are offered during weekdays, weekends and week nights. Click here for more information about this provider.

Providers Available in Saskatchewan 

Register for Standard First Aid in Saskatoon

Established in 2010, Saskatoon First Aid has grown to be the leading provider of St Mark James first aid and CPR courses in the Saskatoon region. Standard first aid courses are offered during the weekdays and weekends at a large training center located in the center of Saskatoon. Registration can be completed through the phone, email or through a secure on-line registration system in which candidates can complete payment through credit, debit or PayPal. Saskatoon First Aid boasts the most experienced, patient and entertaining instructors in Saskatchewan. Click here for more information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Regina

Established in 2009, Regina First Aid has become the premium provider of St Mark James standard first aid, CPR and AED courses in Regina. The training center is centrally located in Regina with a comfortable and convenient classroom and experienced, patient and fun instructors. Other courses such as emergency and childcare first aid are also available. Class times vary weekly in hopes that they can find a class that meets your schedule. Click here for more information about this St Mark James provider.

Providers Available in Manitoba

Register for Standard First Aid in Winnipeg

Established in 2008, Winnipeg First Aid has been offering high quality and low priced standard first aid courses with CPR level “C” and “HCP” for almost 5 years. Located in the heart of Winnipeg, standard first aid courses are offered almost every day of the week. Registration is quick and convenient and can be done on-line, through the phone or via email. Visit Winnipeg First Aid to get the best deal on standard first aid training. Click here for more information about this provider.

Providers Available in Ontario

Register for Standard First Aid in Ottawa

Established in 2010, Ottawa First Aid has quickly grown to one of the top providers of standard first aid training in Ontario. High quality courses, instructors and classrooms has led to extremely high customer satisfaction reviews and high return rates. Courses are rarely cancelled and all the staff is friendly, patient and courteous. Ottawa First Aid boasts the lowest prices in the Ottawa region. Click here for the more information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Toronto

Our largest St Mark James standard first aid training partner is located in Toronto, Ontario. Established in 2009, with a focus on strong educators and well-maintained and placed classrooms Toronto First Aid has grown to be the leader in the city. Standard first aid re-certification and private courses are also available. This provider offers the lowest prices and simple registration methods. Click here for more information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Hamilton

Hamilton First Aid is the most popular and recommended St Mark James standard first aid course provider in Hamilton, Ontario. They are committed to strong and knowledgeable instructors and low / competitive prices. Individuals can register via email, phone or via the website for courses that are offered a number of times throughout the week. Private and re-cert courses are also available. Click here for more information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay First Aid, established in 2011, is the leading provider of St Mark James standard first aid training courses in Thunder Bay. Customers can select from a variety of different St Mark James first aid and / or CPR programs. Private classes and renewal courses are available for individuals wanting to renew certification. Training facilities are well maintained and clean. Course prices are the lowest in the Thunder Bay region. Click here for more information.

Register for Standard First Aid in Windsor

The provider we have partnered with in Windsor, Ontario is the premier and most popular provider in the city. Candidates can choose from a wide variety of available St Mark James first aid and CPR courses. Private programs and renewal courses are featured through this provider. Low prices, comfortable learning environments and convenient registration have made this provider the leader in Windsor, Ontario. Click here for more information about this provider.

Register for Standard First Aid in Mississauga

Mississauga First Aid is the leader in standard first aid and CPR classes in the city. This provider has been offering St Mark James programs for almost a decade. Course prices are easily the lowest in the region and training centres are conveniently located and incorporate the latest equipment. Teachers have amazing reviews. Renewal classes and private courses are also available. Click here for more information about this provider.

Providers Available in Nova Scotia

Register for Standard First Aid in Halifax

Halifax First Aid is the largest and most well-known St Mark James standard first aid and CPR provider in Nova Scotia. Candidates can choose from a number of different St Mark James first aid and CPR courses. Courses include stand-alone CPR programs, re-certification courses and private programs. All staff with this provider are knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. Registration is quick and simple. Click here for more information about this provider.

Re-Certification Courses:

All of our training partners also offer re-certification courses in standard first aid. For more information about re-certifications or to register select the re-certification course of your choosing from the main or side menu. Keeping your standard first aid and CPR award current will ensure you have the latest skills in emergency rescue.