Discipline Specific - First Responder Instructor

This program is designed for individuals who are wanting to teach the Red Cross First Responder 40 hr Program. This course will also include the instructor status for Basic Life Support CPR, Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy Instructor Level.

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The following items are covered in this Discipline Specific - First Responder Instructor class:

  • The following items are covered in this Discipline Specific - Basic Life Support Instructor class:
  • (all components will be focused on the First Responder Instructor/Participant programs)
  • Understanding the Learner
  • My Teaching Toolkit
  • Bringing the Course to Life
  • Micro-teaching

hdgDuration

Classroom Component (14 hrs 30 min)

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Completion of First Responder Skills Assessment within the last 60 days.
  • Completion of the Fundamentals of Instruction in the past 6 months.
  • ** if you are a current Red Cross Instructor: you will not be required to complete the Fundamentals of Instruction. Please submit your Instructor certification along with the Canadian approved First Responder certification for this exemption.

hdgDescription

This is the Discipline Specific component in the Canadian Red Cross Instructor Development Pathway for individuals who would like to teach: First Responder (40 hr) Program. This First Responder Instructor also includes the Basic Life Support CPR, Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy Instructor Level.

Red Cross has set a class minimum of 4 confirmed candidates. All course materials will be available for pick up from our course location 7 days prior. If you'd like them shipped there will be an additional fee.


Each candidate at the completion of this componenent in the Instructor Development Pathway will be required to complete the online Teach Experience Program and complete a Teach Experience at the Basic Life Support level with a Teach Experience Supervisor. AHASTI does offer one scheduled date for this option at no charge. Any changes to this scheduled date after confirmation, maybe subject to additional fees.

Do you have questions? Please reach out Sheila at sheila@ahasti.ca

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • Canadian Red Cross First Responder Instructor - Valid for three (3) years.

hdgAdditional Information

To maintain certification once competed, each instructor will be required to teach a minimum of 3 Canadian Red Cross courses in 3 years with one being at the First Responder Level.

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