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Red Cross First Aid Instructor Course (FAI)

$799.99

Course length: 37 hrs

Price is per person

This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach core Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses: Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR/AED, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency and Standard Child Care First Aid.

Fast Facts:

  • Cost: $799.99/person
  • Length: 37 hours + 9 hours online
  • Minimum: 4 participants
  • Prerequisites: Standard First Aid with CPR Level HCP; Min. 18 years old; Complete Skills Evaluation
  • *A 16 hour Standard First Aid Course co-teach is required to complete instructor certification after completing the First Aid Instructor Course

Upcoming Dates (see below for full details):

Description

Price is per person.

All Red Cross Instructor Courses are offered in partnership with Medical First Response, a Red Cross Instructor Development Centre.

This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach core Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses:
Standard First Aid
Emergency First Aid
CPR/AED (Level C or A)
Marine Basic First Aid
Standard and Emergency Child Care First Aid

Includes how to teach and facilitate, individual and group assignments, practice teaching, injury prevention principles, inclusion, and progressive learning.

*MUST have unexpired Standard First Aid Level C

Dates:

FAI Course

Course takes place in Hamilton – Rymal Rd & Glancaster Rd – *Must have 4 participants to run

  • (9a – 5p) – Classroom (Skills Assessment)
  • (Your Own Time) – MUST complete 8 hr online component
    *Those who do not complete ONLINE component are not permitted to continue course*
  • (9a – 5p) – Classroom (Fundamentals of Instruction)
  • (9a – 5p) – Classroom (Fundamentals of Instruction)
  • (9a – 5p) – Classroom (Discipline Specific – First Aid)
  • (9a – 5p) – Classroom (Discipline Specific – First Aid)

After Course Completion:

  • Online + Course Planning + Co-Teach

Online: (45 min)
Course Planning: Course/Lesson planning and course preparation time (hrs may vary)
Co-Teach: Standard First Aid co-teach (15 hrs)
*complete with a certified Teaching Experience Supervisor/Instructor Trainer

FAI Course

Course takes place in Hamilton – Rymal Rd & Glancaster Rd – – *Must have 4 participants to run

  • (9a-5p) – Classroom (Skills Assessment)
  • (Your Own Time) – MUST complete 8 hr online component
    *Those who do not complete ONLINE component are not permitted to continue course*
  • (9a-5p) – Classroom (Fundamentals of Instruction)
  • (9a-5p) – Classroom (Fundamentals of Instruction)
  • (9a-5p) – Classroom (Discipline Specific – First Aid)
  • (9a-5p) – Classroom (Discipline Specific – First Aid)

After Course Completion:

  • Online + Course Planning + Co-Teach

Online: (45 min)
Course Planning: Course/Lesson planning and course preparation time (hrs may vary)
Co-Teach: Standard First Aid co-teach (15 hrs)
*complete with a certified Teaching Experience Supervisor/Instructor Trainer

Red Cross First Aid Instructor Development Pathway

1. Evaluate Skills & Check Prerequisites CLASSROOM (7 hrs)

  • 18 years old
  • Valid Standard First Aid & CPR certification
  • Successfully complete skills evaluation

2A. Fundamentals of Instruction ONLINE (8 hrs*)

  • Complete online requirements on participant’s own time

2B. Fundamentals of Instruction CLASSROOM (15 hrs)

  • Complete classroom component on the application of fundamentals

3. Discipline-Specific Component CLASSROOM (15 hrs)

  • Complete discipline-specific (ex. First Aid, Wilderness, EMR) component focusing on the specific skills of that program.

4A. Teaching Experience ONLINE (45 min*)

  • Complete the teaching experience online module

4B. Teaching Experience CLASSROOM (15 hrs for Standard First Aid)

  • With the support and supervision of a teaching experience supervisor, complete a co-teach of a full course of the discipline-specific program (ex. First Aid, Wilderness, EMR)

*completed on participants’ own time

Course Details:

  • 37 hours CLASSROOM component
  • 8 hours 45 min ONLINE component
  • 15 hours CO-TEACH component
  • Additional preparation & planning work on own time
  • 3-year certification as First Aid Instructor
  • Conducted by a certified Red Cross First Aid Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements:

  • 100% attendance
  • Skills demonstration
  • Complete Practice Teaching Assignments
  • 80% min. passing grade on written exam

Post-course Requirements

  • Online Component
  • A 15-hour Standard First Aid Course co-teach is required to complete instructor certification after completing the First Aid Instructor Course
  • Meet the requirements of the co-teach form as outlined by the Instructor Trainer

Take-Home Materials:

  • First Aid Instructor Manual
  • First Aid Media Presentation
  • First Aid & CPR Manual
  • CPR/AED Manual
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