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Red Cross | Instructor Development

Durham First Aid Inc. is a Canadian Red Cross Instructor Development Centre, which means you can train with us to become:

 

  • CPR Instructor
  • First Aid and CPR Instructor
  • Advanced First Aid Instructor (BLS, First Responder & Emergency Medical Responder)
  • Youth Facilitator for Red Cross Stay Safe! and Babysitter Course

Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Transfer Courses

For current instructors we offer recertification’s for:

 

  • Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED Instructors
  • Advanced First Aid Instructors (First Responder & Emergency Medical Responder)

 

Scroll down to find the right course for you:

Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Instructor Course

This course is for those that want to instructor the Red Cross core programs of First Aid &/or CPR.

 

 

With this Certification you can teach the following Red Cross programs​:

  • CPR/AED Level A & C
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR/AED Level A & C
  • Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level A & C

 

Prerequisites:

 

  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C certification. (Not certified? register for this course here)
  • 18 years of age.

For more information, view the Instructor Course Fact Sheet

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification

A course for current Red Cross First Aid &/or CPR instructors who require a recertification to keep their certification current.

The following are prerequisites for taking the First Aid &/or CPR Instructor recertification (you must meet all three)

 

  • That the chosen course date is before your current certification expiry date (if you are expired email us at info@durhamfirstaid.com for assistance)
  • You have taught a minimum of 3 Red Cross First Aid &/or CPR courses since your last recertification.
  • That you completed the Red Cross program update which was released in March 2017.

 

Course Time: 1 day

Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Transfer Courses

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  • Are you currently a First Aid &/or CPR for another organization that wants to become a Red Cross First Aid &/or CPR Instructor. If you are you qualify for Transfer Option #1 (Fundamentals of Instruction) – FAI Transfer Option #1 Fact Sheet

 

  • Are you currently a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Basic Life Support Instructor (BLSI), First Responder Instructor (FRI), Emergency Medical Responder (EMRI), or Youth Youth Facilitator with the Canadian Red Cross and would like to become a Red Cross First Aid &/or CPR instructor? If so Transfer Option #2 is for you (Discipline Specific First And &/or CPR Instructor Course) FAI Transfer Option #2 Fact Sheet

Professional Responder Instructor Certification

BLS Instructor | First Responder Instructor | Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

 

The Red Cross has a variety of Professional Responder (pre-hospital care) instructor courses, they are as follows:

 

  • Basic Life Support Instructor [Ability to Instruct BLS, Airway Management (AM) and Oxygen Therapy (OT)]
  • First Responder Instructor [Ability to Instruct BLS, AM, OT, First Responder (FR)]
  • Emergency Medical Responder Instructor [Ability to Instruct BLS, AM, OT, FR, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Marine Advanced First Aid (MAFA)]

See course fact sheet for more information Professional Responder Instructor Fact Sheet

 

Prerequisites:

 

  • Participant Level Certification in the Professional Responder Level Course you are seeking instructor status. (insert link here to the registration page)
  • 18 years of age.

 

Red Cross Professional Responder Instructor Recertification (BLSI | FRI | EMRI)

A course to recertify your BLS, First Responder or Emergency Medical Responder Instructor certification. In order to recertify the following three conditions must be met:

 

 

  • That the chosen course date is before your current certification expiry date (if you are expired email us at info@durhamfirstaid.com for assistance)
  • You have taught a minimum of 3 Red Cross courses since your last recertification (one must be at the highest level you are recertifying).
  • That you completed the Red Cross program update which was released in September 2018.

 

Red Cross Professional Responder Instructor Transfer Course

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Are you currently a BLS, First Responder or an Emergency Medical Responder Instructor for another organization that wants to become a Red Cross First Aid &/or CPR instructor? If you are you qualify for Transfer Option #1 (Fundamentals of Instruction) – Professional Responder Transfer Option #1
  • Are you currently a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), First Aid &/or CPR Instructor, or Youth Youth Facilitator with the Canadian Red Cross and would like to become an Advanced First Aid Instructor (BLS, FR or EMR levels) with the Red Cross? If so Transfer Option #2 is for you (Discipline Specific Instructor Course) Professional Responder Transfer Option #2

Course Length: Online + 2 days in class

Youth Facilitator

This course if for those that would like to become a Red Cross Youth Facilitator/Leader. As a youth leader you are able to facilitate the Red Cross Babysitter and Stay Safe! programs. For more information, view the course fact sheet Youth Facilitator Fact Sheet .This course is done online with a teaching experience component.

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Teaching Experience Supervisor

Building upon their existing Instructional skills, Teaching Experience
Supervisor candidates will develop the skills required to support Red
Cross First Aid Instructor/Youth Leader candidates completing their
Teaching Experience across all disciplines.

TES Fact Sheet

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Prerequisite:

 

  • Current Red Cross Instructor Certification

 

Course Length: Online Component + 1 day in class

Private courses can be arranged, contact us at 905-240-0092 for details.

Psychological First Aid Instructor Course

Coming Soon

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Course Length: 1-2 days

Prerequisite: Red Cross Psychological First Aid Participant Level Certification

Red Cross Youth Facilitator Recertification Course

Program will be offered starting February 2020

Prerequisite: Must have a current Canadian Red Cross Youth Facilitator Certification​​​​

Course Length: 1 day

Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor

Coming Summer 2019

 

 

Prerequisite: Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Certification

Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Recertification

Coming Summer 2019

 

 

Prerequisite: Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Certification