Blended Learning Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

What is a Blended Learning First Aid Course? Blended learning is a combination of in-class, face-to-face instruction with online instruction. Typically, theory and information are conveyed to the participants outside of the classroom through an online component. This allows for the in-class component to concentrate on skills development and the application of theory. For the Red Cross first aid courses, a self-paced, online component is completed first, followed by an in-class skills session with a Red Cross First Aid Instructor.

Red Cross Electronic Certifications notice:

The Canadian Red Cross has moved to electronic certifications as of Oct 2, 2017 for its First Aid and CPR programs. First Aid and CPR participants will have access to electronic manuals as well as being provided in class manuals. The Canadian Red Cross is the “certifying body” that issues the certifications. This change will also maintain the integrity of the certifications, and make it easier for participants to maintain a record of all the training that they do with the Red Cross as well as provide employers the ability to “verify certifications” of all participants completing a Red Cross First Aid and CPR Program after Oct 2, 2017 using the participants last name and unique certification identifier.

AHASTI will require a unique email address upon registration or at the time of the course for each student in these programs to ensure that the certifications and course manuals are available and accessible to each student. Employers will not have access to these certifications. Employees will be required to forward a copy to employers upon request. As certifications will not be issued at the time of completion, AHASTI will strive to have all issued within 72 hrs of completion of the training. AHASTI will only be issuing temporary certifications to candidates that require a document within that time period.

To make arrangement for your blended learning or additional information, please email


The following items are covered in this Blended Learning Standard First Aid with CPR Level C class:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest (including CPR C)
  • Wound Care
  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons


Approx 8 hrs online + 8 hrs in class


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

  • No prerequisites, however online portion must be completed prior to attending the 8 hours skill session.
  • Participant materials are recommended to be distributed two to four weeks prior to the scheduled classroom component, including online component access information.
  • Participants must complete the classroom component within six weeks of completing the online component. If a participant does not attend a classroom session within this timeframe, they are required to purchase a second PIN and retake the online component before being admitted into the classroom.


enefits of Red Cross Blended Learning...
Blended learning makes it easier to schedule employee training while ensuring business continuity. Employees complete the online portion of the training on their own time and at their own pace. This could be done over a period of weeks with employees having to take only an hour here or there to complete this component of the course. It can be accommodated into the busiest of schedules. This option is a more personalized way to learn first aid as employees can focus on areas where they feel they need more time.

Blended learning delivery can save more than eight hours in business downtime per employee. Attending the one-day, in-classroom session and passing the knowledge evaluation completes the requirements of the course and provides your employees with the required certification.

Course Features Video: the course incorporates video excerpts to demonstrate first aid skills Audio: curriculum is fully audio-enabled to allow participants to listen to the course like an audio book. Practice activities: each course features optional practice activities. Course participants are presented with various scenarios and are asked to answer specific questions pertaining to the scenarios. They will receive feedback based on their answers to help them more fully comprehend the material.

To make arrangement for your blended learning or additional information, please email

hdgCertifications Earned

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

  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C - valid for 3 years. Workplace Approved.

hdgAdditional Information

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills and pass a knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75%
Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course

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