Red Cross Instructor

Red Cross Instructor Development Courses

Do you want to help friends and colleagues be safer? Do you want to help build a safer community? Learn more about how to become an Instructor for Canadian Red Cross First Aid Programs.


Youth Leader Development Program: Support the Red Cross Youth First Aid Program through the delivery of our Stay Safe! and Babysitting courses.

First Aid & CPR/AED Instructor Development Pathway: Support the Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Programs through the delivery of our CPR/AED Level A and C, Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Child Care First Aid and Basic Marine First Aid courses.

Professional Responder Instructor Development Pathway: Support the Red Cross Professional Responder Programs through the delivery of our Basic Life Support CPR, Airway Management, Oxygen Therapy, First Responder, Advanced First Aid and Emergency Medical Responder (jurisdiction specific) courses.

If you have any questions – please direct them to our First Aid Team via email at: sheila@ahasti.ca

See below for more information on each.

hdgRed Cross Basic Life Support Instructor

This program is designed for individuals who are wanting to teach the Red Cross Basic Life Support Program. This course will also include the instructor status for Oxygen Administration and Airway Management programs.

- View the RC_BLSI Course Description
- View the RC_BLSI Course Schedule


hdgBLS Instructor for Current Red Cross First Aid Instructors

Current Red Cross First Aid Instructors ONLY who are wanting to expand their teaching to include the Red Cross Basic Life Support, Oxygen Therapy and Airway Management programs.

- View the BLSI-Additional Course Description
- View the BLSI-Additional Course Schedule


hdgProfessional Responder Instructor for Current RC FAI's

Current Red Cross Instructor ONLY who are wanting to expand their teaching to include the Professional Responder Programs.

- View the PRI_Add.inst Course Description
- View the PRI_Add.inst Course Schedule


hdgTeaching Experience Supervisor

Teaching Experience Supervisors will support and guide instructor candidates through their teaching experience and will evaluate them using competency-based criteria and feedback guidelines.

- View the TES Course Description
- View the TES Course Schedule


hdgYouth Leader

Youth Leader Program - is designed for individuals interested in becoming an Instructor for the Red Cross Babysitting and Stay Safe Programs.

- View the RC-YL Course Description
- View the RC-YL Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross First Aid and CPR Instructor

This program is for all who wish to start teaching the Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED programs.

- View the FAI Full Course Description
- View the FAI Full Course Schedule


hdgPsychological First Aid Instructor

Current Red Cross Instructors ONLY who are wanting to expand their teaching to include the Psychological First Aid Programs. ***PLEASE NOTE: PFA must be taught by TWO Psychological First Aid Instructors. Please ensure you will have a second instructor available to teach with!

- View the PFAI Course Description
- View the PFAI Course Schedule


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