WHAT COURSE SHOULD I TAKE?
Please note that the list is just a guide to suggest what course you should take for your occupation.
We are unable to list every occupations and therefore if you are unable to find your occupation , you are more than welcome to contact us for assistance,
To assure you are registering for the right course, please check your documents and or confirm with your organization/institution before registering
Below is a list of information of the most common courses taken by individuals. More details about each course can be found in the courses menu.
CPR & AED
CPR & AED This course does not satisfy any provincial workplace regulation, however it is usually required as an accreditation for a professional license or school program requirement. There are 3 levels of CPR certification Level A: Includes adults only CPR & AED Level C: adults, child, and infant CPR & AED Level HCP (Health Care Provider). Includes adults, child, and infant CPR & AED, BVM (bag-valve-mask) 2 resucuer. CPR & AED course can be taken on it own or with a Emergency/Standard First Aid Course. The level of course taken will depend on the individual(s) you work with/ care for and/or your organization/institution.
EMERGENCY FIRST AID & CPR COURSES
Emergency First Aid & CPR Course This is a one day course that includes CPR & AED training as well as some basic first aid for injuries and illnesses. The level of CPR course taken with this course will again depend on the indiviudal(s) you work with/ care for and/or your organization/instituion. In Ontario work boards such as WSIB will recommend workplaces and individuals to take Standard First Aid CPR/AED based on whether your workplace has 5 or less employees working at any given time, per floor, per shift. For More info click the WISB info button
STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR/AED
This course includes CPR & AED training as well as life-threatening and non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses. It is the most common course taken by individual. This course complies with most provincial first aid workplace regulations. The level of CPR course taken with this course will again depend on the indiviudal(s) you work with/ care for and/or your organization/instituion. In Ontario work boards such as WSIB will recommend workplaces and individuals to take Standard First Aid CPR/AED based on whether your workplace has more than 5 employees working at any given time, per floor, per shift. For More info click the WISB info button.
Basic Life Supporter (BLS) For Healthcare Providers
The BLS course prepares and provides healthcare providers, first responders, and students the skills and tools to deal with medical emergencies in various clinical settings. It uses a variety of reading and hands-on skills to solidify the techniques to identify and manage life-threatening emergencies, perform CPR and use an AED. Oxygen Therapy and/or Airway Managment courses can also be combined with Basic Life Support training for additional certification.
BABY AND ME FIRST AID CPR
Baby and Me First Aid & CPR is a 3hr non certificate course. It provides information and hands on skills for individuals who want to to be more prepared and able to deal with emergencies when it come to babies and children. It covers CPR and some first aid topics, including other health topics such sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Neonatal Resucitation Program (NRP) This course is from the Canadian Paediatric society and is an interactive course that provides healthcare providers/ students with skills for neonatal resuscitation. It utilize the knowledge learned from the 7th edition NRP textbook. The theory component is completed online. Once the online component is completed, healthcare providers/students will complete the hands-on skills in class. Ideal for healthcare professionals that work with neonatal/newborns in hospital (i.e., labour & delivery, NICU)