First Aid Instructor
Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructors (FAIs) can deliver many first aid and CPR programs, including:
- Standard First Aid
- Emergency First Aid
- CPR Levels with AED
- Child Emergency First Aid
- Child Care Standard First Aid
- Marine Basic First Aid
FAI is also one of the prerequisites for Advanced First Aid Instructor program modules.
There are two ways to become an FAI, either by taking a regular Full First Aid Instructor course, or by taking a First Aid Instructor Transfer course.
- The Full FAI course is about 32 hours long.
- Prerequisites: 18+ years old; recent Standard First Aid.
- There are both online and classroom components.
- The FAI Transfer course is about 16 hours long.
- Prerequisites: 18+ years old, recent Standard First Aid.
- Transfer Option 1 Prerequisites – One of Water Safety Instructor, or Registered Teacher with Education Degree.
- Transfer Option 2 Prerequisites – One of: Lifesaving Society First Aid Instructor, St John Ambulance First Aid Instructor, Heart and Stroke First Aid Instructor, or Heart and Stroke BLSI. (If you an Instructor with a different agency, please contact us.)
- There are also both online and classroom components.
- FAI – Tuesday to Friday, February 18-21, 10:00-6:00. Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg.
- FAI Transfer Option 1 – Tuesday and Wednesday, February 18-19, 10:00-6:00, Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg.
- FAI Transfer Option 2 – Thursday and Friday, February 20-21, 10:00-6:00, Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg.
The prices are:
- Full First Aid Instructor – $899 if you have recently taken Standard First Aid.
- First Aid Instructor Transfer – $649.
First Aid Instructor Recertification (FAIR)
The Red Cross First Aid Instructor Recertifications are offered regularly.
- Prerequisites: Current FAI, or within 2-year grace period of its expiration. You must have taught at least three courses in the last three years, of which one must have been a Standard First Aid.
- Choose a date:
- Monday, January 20, 10:00-6:00. Location: Meeting Room 1, Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg; OR,
- Monday, April 13, 8:30-4:30. Location: Seminar Room, Reh-Fit Centre, 1390 Taylor Ave., Winnipeg; OR,
- If these days don’t work for you, we can set up another day but there must be a minimum of 4 people.
- Price: $199 + GST