Red Cross First Aid Basics

About the course:

Our First Aid workshop is designed to provide essential skills and knowledge of first aid suitable for any audience. Our goal is to make participants feel comfortable and confident in handling emergency situations by providing valuable take-away tools and resources that can be referenced at any time.

During the workshop, participants will gain an understanding of essential lifesaving skills and learn how to provide care in situations requiring first aid. This practical knowledge is ideal for anyone interested in gaining a basic understanding of first aid. 

What you will learn:

  • Chain of survival behaviours
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Choking (recognition, back blows, abdominal thrusts, chest thrusts)
  • CPR/AED (signs of heart attack and stroke, compression-only CPR, CPR with AED)
  • Life-threatening bleeding
  • Breathing emergencies (recognition of asthma and anaphylaxis)
  • Mental health crisis

Course Duration

1 day (2 hours)




No previous experience is necessary.



Course Price

$25 CAD + GST


Course Dates

Venue :

Event Venue Date Description
First Aid Basics - Monday, February 26, 2024 - Burnaby Burnaby Campus (5151 Canada Way, Unit 100, Burnaby, BC V5E 3N1)
  • February 26, 2024 6:00 pm


First Aid Basics - Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - Burnaby Burnaby Campus (5151 Canada Way, Unit 100, Burnaby, BC V5E 3N1)
  • March 19, 2024 10:00 am


First Aid Basics - Monday, April 01, 2024 - Abbotsford Abbotsford Campus (31838 South Fraser Way, Unit 202, Abbotsford, BC V2T 1V3)
  • April 1, 2024 9:00 am



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