Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/ territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).


Level A

The Red Cross • Responding to Emergencies • Check, Call, Care • Recovery position • Choking – adult • Assisting with medications • Angina and heart attack • Stroke • CPR and AED– adult • Deadly bleeding

Level C 

Level A content • Choking – child and baby • CPR and AED – child and baby Includes any other content required by specific legislation


CPR (print and/or eBook) • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook) • CPR – Online access (Blended only) • CPR certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)


CPR A: 4 hours in-class OR 2 hours in-class + 3 hours online learning*

CPR C: 5 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class + 3 hours online learning*

INSTRUCTOR CPR: Instructor or First Aid Instructor


COMPLETION:  Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

CERTIFICATION: 3-year certification in CPR Level A or C

RE-CERTIFICATION: Re-certification of CPR A is not available. Re-certification for CPR C is 3.5 hours teaching time in-class OR 2 hours online learning + 2.5 hours in-class for Blended CPR.

*Note: Online learning time may vary depending on learner.

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner