First Responder

Course info

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. This course is geared to fire service, rescue team, workplace response team, sports-medicine professionals, lifeguards and ski patrol.  Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

Course content includes:

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
  • Multiple-casualty incidents

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Course Duration

40 hours





Requirements for completion

  • Successfully demonstrate the required skills
  • Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
  • Successfully complete minimum of one practical scenario
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course


Abbotsford | Surrey | Burnaby | Vancouver


3 Year certification

Course Price

$725 + GST – includes digital text book

(EMR Full courses are also available and can be viewed here)

Optional Purchase – Emergency Care for Professional Responders Hard Copy Manual – $135 + GST/PST 


Course Dates

Venue :

Event Venue Date Description
First Responder – (Monday-Friday) – September 09-13, 2024 – Langley Langley Campus (9734 201 Street, Langley Twp, V1M 3E8)
  • September 9, 2024 8:30 am

**Only select one of the options below.  Option 2 includes a hard copy of the course manual.  A digital copy is available in both options** (more…)