Standard First Aid Training in Calgary

Standard First Aid Training in Calgary
Standard First Aid Training in Calgary

Calgary First Aid is the premier training provider of St Mark James standard first aid certification programs. It has been serving the city of Calgary with exceptional safety classes since 2008. With a commitment to quality, convenience, comfort, and a friendly environment, Calgary First Aid has quickly grown to become the most popular provider in the Calgary region. Certification with Calgary First Aid are sure to meet government, academic, and work requirements for first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. A variety of courses are available including standard, emergency, childcare first aid with stand-alone CPR classes also available. Each course includes training in how to use automated external defibrillators (AED). Food safety certification and on-line safety courses are also available for participants. Learn the valuable skills to save a life and manage emergencies by enrolling in standard first aid training in Calgary, Alberta.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding classes and enrolment, you can contact Calgary First Aid with the information below.

  • Email: [email protected]Register for standard first aid training
  • Phone: 1-587-774-5317
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The map below has more information on the location of the main training service provider in Calgary. The training facility is easily accessible, within walking distance to public transportation, free parking, restaurants, and shops.

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Enrolment and registration

You can visit the Calgary First Aid website by clicking this link. A list of available courses, rates, schedules, and registration forms are available on the website. Trainees are also encouraged to complete their enrolment through e-mail, telephone calls, and walk-ins during business hours.

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Trainees can enrol in a variety of training course levels, each level corresponding to a particular type of St Mark James certification. The training courses include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillation (AED), and first aid training. AEDs are machines that detect heart rhythms and apply needed shock to restart the heart.

Standard first aid classes are very comprehensive, covering different emergency situations such as fall hazards, sudden medical emergencies, poisonings, seizures, diabetic emergencies, choking complications, environmental emergencies, and burn hazards. Participants will learn with hands-on training on how to manage and respond to these emergencies at home or in workplace settings. A lot of class hours are spent honing different first aid skills including management of wounds and complications when providing CPR.

CPR “Only” Courses

Stand-alone classes for CPR/AED  are also available if the trainee does not want to enrol in the comprehensive first aid and CPR classes. CPR ‘only’ classes include AED training and take approximately 5 hours to complete. These courses are popular for students needing certification for academic purposes. The level’s of CPR training that are provided in the stand-alone format include:

  • CPR level ‘A’ – CPR rescues for adult victims only
  • CPR level ‘C’ – CPR rescues for victims of all ages.
  • CPR level ‘HCP’ – CPR for victims of all ages at a health care provider level.

Private Courses

Private classes are available for groups of almost size that need emergency, childcare or standard first aid training in Calgary. To book a private course or to receive a quote use the contact information posted above or email at [email protected]

Certification prices

Calgary First Aid is committed to offering the lowest course prices in the region. Rates are inclusive of taxes, certification fees, and use of training manuals and equipment so trainees can rest assured of no additional expenses during training.

  • St Mark James Standard First Aid, CPR level “C” (or “HCP”) and AED – 127.99)
  • St Mark James Standard First Aid, CPR level “C” (or “HCP”) and AED Re-Certification – 84.99

St Mark James certificates are awarded to trainees who are able to complete a course. The certificates are valid for three years throughout Canada, and will serve whatever purpose the trainee needs it for. Refresher course for the renewal of expiring awards are available twice a week at Calgary First Aid.

If a trainee chooses to drop out of a course, full refunds are given, provided a 72-hour notice prior to dropping out.

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    Did You Know?

    No More Pulse Checks

    Ever wonder what happened to doing pulse checks during CPR? In 2004, the major first aid and CPR providers throughout North America removed that step from the CPR process. Many people got confused, didn’t know where to look, and were unsure when they performed pulse checks in real life. All that time wasted with confusion and contemplation took valuable time away from chest compressions. Furthermore, the chances of you finding a pulse if the person is not breathing is incredibly low. A healthcare provider should not take more than 10 seconds in checking for a pulse before starting CPR.

    The instructor shown in the video is a trained St Mark James first aid instructor trainer showing the latest CPR techniques available through St Mark James.