COVID Reduced Capacity and Restricted Exemption Program Update


AHASTI is committed to supporting our communities and the COVID-19 initiatives, while maintaining the safety of our staff and participants during this time. We encourage everyone to get their vaccinations for COVID as soon as possible to help protect themselves, their loved ones, and the communities.

Effective September 20 - Oct 25: AHASTI will continue to operate at reduced capacity.

Starting Oct 25, 2021: AHASTI will be starting the Restrictions Exemption Program. All participants will be require to provide one of the following:

1. Proof of full vaccination (two doses)
2. OR proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Labs will not be accepted)
3. OR documentation of a medical exemption

Masks will remain mandatory for all programs. All participants will remain the required physical distancing of six (6) feet during the program. Please note that you will be required to remove/lower your mask for the ventilation portion of the CPR program for evaluation purposes only (approx 2 mins). Your instructor will inform you when this to be done.

All equipment has been cleaned and sanitized after each student and additional cleaning/sanitization products are available in all classrooms for participants additional comfort.


We remind all participant to contact our office BEFORE coming to class if you answer YES to any of these questions:

Do you have any new onset (or worsening) of any of the following symptoms:
a. Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Runny Nose, Sore Throat, Chills, Painful swallowing, Nasal Congestion, feeling unwell/fatigued, Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, Unexplained loss of appetite, loss of sense of taste or smell, Muscle/joint aches, Headache, Conjunctivitis (commonly known as pink eye)
b. Travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days? Individuals are legally required to quarantine for 14 days when returning to Alberta from outside of Canada unless exempted by Alberta COVID-19 Border Testing Pilot Program.
c. Have had close contact with a case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
d. Are awaiting test results for a recent COVID-19 test.

In this case, AHASTI will happily reschedule your program after the required isolation periods have passed and you are symptom free. Phone 403-670-5406 (please leave a detailed message if we have missed you) or email: If we have not heard from you, we assume you will be joining your program as scheduled, or if you do not arrive on time a no show and forfeit of course fees will apply.

From All of Us at AHASTI, we thank you and look forward to seeing you soon!

Various safety training courses available: CPR, First Aid, H2S, AFA, MFR, EMR and more!


* Trusted Canadian Red Cross Provider for over 20 years.
* Trusted educator of Pre-Hospital programs for over 15 years.
* We believe in quality safety training and therefore all our instructors will ensure that courses are delivered in accordance with Alberta Occupational Health and Safety course requirements including time frames as well as our program partners standards.
* All our certification courses are GST free!
* Professional classroom settings in conveniently located locations in the Calgary NE, Calgary SE and Red Deer with courses running seven days a week (closed on all stat holidays)
* Mobile First Aid courses are available upon request.
* Parking is available at no charge at all 3 locations!
* Only offer Alberta and Canadian approved workplace programs. For example: Canadian Red Cross and Heart & Stroke Foundation First Aid and CPR Programs.
* Are a Canadian Red Cross Instructional Development Centre for both First Aid and CPR as well as Professional Responder level programs.

One of our Customer Service Associates would be happy to assist you. Some employers or educational institutions may have already told you what level of course to attend, if you can't find it on our website, please call or email our office. 403-670-5406 or

hdgMental Health Courses

Psychological First Aid - Self-Care (online), Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others (online), and Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a classroom-based course.

- View the Mental Health Courses List

hdgH2S Alive/Common Safety Orient

H2S Alive and Common Safety Orientation - Energy Safety Canada

- View the H2S Alive/Common Safety Orient List

hdgProfessional Responder Courses

Calgary and Red Deer Course Schedules for: Advanced First Aid, Therapy, Airway Management, Medical First Responder, International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Basic and Advanced, Emergency Medical Responder, Renewal or Refresher course available for all levels in this category.

- View the Professional Responder Courses List

hdgEmergency Medical Responder

ACP Approved - Emergency Medical Responder, and EMR Refresher

- View the Emergency Medical Responder List

hdgAdditional EMS Education

ITLS Basic Trauma, ITLS Advanced Trauma, ITLS recertification

- View the Additional EMS Education List

hdgDriver Education

Safe Driving! AHASTI is now offering in- class safe driving programs from the Alberta Safety Council! Keep your employees and your vehicles safe by giving them the tools to make safe choices while driving in both personal and commercial venhicles.

- View the Driver Education List

hdgHeart & Stroke Instructor

Thinking about becoming an instructor? We offer a variety of instructor programs at various times and locations. Check out what's coming up...

- View the Heart & Stroke Instructor List

hdgRed Cross Instructor

Red Cross Program Instructors for: Babysitting Course, Stay Safe Course, First Aid Instructor, First Aid Instructor Recert, Basic Life Support Instructor, First Responder Instructor etc.

- View the Red Cross Instructor List

hdgRed Cross Instructor Recert

All Canadian Red Cross Instructors are required to attend a recertification every three (3) years. This page is for First Aid Instructors, BLS Instructors, First Responder Instructors, Advanced First Aid Instructors and Emergency Medical Responder Instructors.

- View the Red Cross Instructor Recert List

hdgOnline Safety Courses

WHMIS, TDG, PST, Blood Pathogen, Medical Terminology, Fire Safety, Lock Out/Tag Out

- View the Online Safety Courses List

hdgRegistration and COVID Policy

Registration Policy - Please ready completely prior to registering for you AHASTI courses. Changes to registrations will be accepted via email: or via phone 403-670-5406 - please leave a message if our Customer Service Desk is unavailable or after hours. Without a voicemail your request will not be processed.

- View the Registration and COVID Policy List

hdgBabysitter and Children Safety

Stay Safe, Babysitting

- View the Babysitter and Children Safety List

hdgHeart and Stroke BLS Programs

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundational course for healthcare professionals and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings. BLS is the cornerstone program for healthcare professionals.

- View the Heart and Stroke BLS Programs List

hdgCalgary: First Aid and CPR/AED

Red Cross CPR Level C/AED, CPR Recertificaiton, Emergency First Aid with CPR level C/AED, Standard First Aid with CPR level C/AED, Standard First Aid with CPR Level A or C/AED Recertification.

- View the Calgary: First Aid and CPR/AED List

hdgCalgary: First Aid and BLS/HCP

Heart and Stroke BLS and BLS renewal, Red Cross BLS and BLS Recertifications, Emergency First Aid with BLS, Standard First Aid with BLS, Standard First Aid with BLS Recertifications

- View the Calgary: First Aid and BLS/HCP List

hdgRed Deer:First Aid and CPR/AED

Red Cross CPR Level C/AED, CPR Recertificaiton, Emergency First Aid with CPR level C/AED, Standard First Aid with CPR level C/AED, Standard First Aid with CPR Level A or C/AED Recertification.

- View the Red Deer:First Aid and CPR/AED List

hdgRed Deer:First Aid and BLS/HCP

Heart and Stroke BLS and BLS renewal, Red Cross BLS and BLS Recertifications, Emergency First Aid with BLS, Standard First Aid with BLS, Standard First Aid with BLS Recertifications

- View the Red Deer:First Aid and BLS/HCP List

hdgBC Workers: First Aid with CPR

These Standard First Aid with CPR C include the workplace Emergency First Aid with CPR level A ticket which is equivalent to Occupational First Aid level 1 and is required for for people wishing to work in BC however reside in AB.

- View the BC Workers: First Aid with CPR List

hdgChildcare Worker First Aid/CPR

Schedule for Calgary and Red Deer Locations: Standard Child Care First Aid with CPR level B and Recertification

- View the Childcare Worker First Aid/CPR List

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