Duration: Level A: 4 hours, Level C: 5 hours, Level HCP: 6 hours

Blended CPR A: 3 hours online learning, 2 hours teaching time; Blended CPR C: 3 hours online learning, 3 hours teaching time

CPR and AED stand for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator respectively. CPR and AED Toronto Certificate Course provides the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an AED.

CPR and AED Toronto Certificate Course offers training suitable for workplace or general interest.

Includes the latest CPR guidelines.


CPR-AED Course


Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor or Instructor Trainer



Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps; 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.



3-year certification in CPR (Level A, C, or HCP) and AED



Level A: Not available

Level C : 3.5 hours

Level HCP: 5 hours

Blended CPR Level C: 2 hours online learning and 2.5 hours teaching time

   Course Content 
Level A
  1. The First Aider’s role
  2. Check, Call, Care
  3. H.A.IN.E.S. recovery position
  4. Choking— adult
  5. Assisting with medications
  6. Angina and heart attack
  7. Stroke
  8. CPR—adult
  9. Deadly bleeding
Level C
  1. Level A content
  2. Choking — child and baby
  3. CPR — child and baby
Level HCP
  • Level C content
  • Jaw thrust
  • Pulse check
  • Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
  • BVM—adult, child, and baby
  • Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby

Includes any other content required by specific legislation.

                            Participant Materials                 
  • CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • HCP Participant Content Download (HCP level only)
  • CPR – Online access via PIN (Blended only)
  • CPR certificate
          Take-Home Materials
  • CPR and AED Manual
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate 
  • The student pack which contains:
    • 1 CPR Breathing barrier
    • 2 Triangular bandages (106cm x 106cm x 150cm)
    • 2 Non-woven pads (10cm x 10cm)
    • 1 Pair of latex free gloves (large)
    • 1 Roller gauze bandage (7.5cm x 3.75m)