First Aid & CPR

Comprehensive training in partnership with the Lifesaving Society

Standard First Aid & CPR-C/AED

12+ years

In partnership with the Lifesaving Society, our Y offers comprehensive training covering all aspects of First Aid and CPR. Standard First Aid incorporates all of Emergency First Aid and is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including: legal implications of first aid treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, chest injuries, and medical emergencies.

  • WSIB approved
  • Certification is valid for 3 years

Health Care Providers First Aid/CPR-HCP/AED

Comprehensive training covering all aspects of First Aid and CPR. This course includes the Standard First Aid as well as the HCP training, designed for those who require a Health Care level of CPR.

  • WSIB approved
  • Certification is valid for 3 years


Current Standard First Aid (SFA) or HCP award holders may recertify their Lifesaving Society SFA certification just once on a Lifesaving Society SFA Recertification Course not more than three years from the Standard First Aid date of issue. To renew SFA certifications subsequently, award holders must repeat the full SFA Course. Thereafter, individuals may renew by alternating recertifications and original courses. Holders of Standard First Aid certificates from other agencies cannot recertify their certificate on a Lifesaving Society recertification course.

Refund Policy

A service charge of $25 is applicable to every refund or change in schedule. Program fees are refundable prior to start date of class (less $25 service charge). Aquatic Certifications & First Aid course fees are refundable up to two weeks from start date. Refunds requested within the two-week period prior to the course will receive a credit on account only (less $25 service charge). Refunds will not be granted on or after start date of program except for medical reasons. All refunds for medical reasons require a doctor’s note.

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