Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED

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Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED

One day course providing an overview of emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills for the workplace or home.

Course Content:

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care 
  • Airway emergencies 
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies 
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care

Course Duration: 

6.5-8 hours, with flexible scheduling options for group bookings

Note: Most training classes run from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. unless otherwise stated. 

Course Completion Requirements:

  • 100% attendance
  • Acceptable skills demonstration 
  • 75% minimum passing grade on written exam


  • 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR/AED Level A and C.
    (Re-certification: 4-6 hours; includes CPR Level C)


  • Emergency First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)
  • Red Cross First Aid App
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)


$75 +tax (full course) or $65 +tax (refresher course). *Methods of payment include credit card, cash and cheque. Special group pricing also available.

Course Dates and Locations:

June 11 Sydney
June 15 Bedford
June 17 Bedford
June 21 Kentville
June 28 Bedford
July 6 Bedford
July 12 Sydney
July 13


July 17 Bedford
July 19 Kentville
July 19 Truro
July 26 Bedford
July 30 Bedford

For more information and how to register:

Please email training@commissionaires.ns.ca or call us at 902 480 2116

Download Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Leaflet

Customized Training for Groups:

We can design and facilitate training specific to your organization’s needs when and where you need it. Are there certain characteristics of your company or industry that employees should be prepared for? We will work with you to develop custom curriculum to suit your precise requirements. We can deliver the training at your work site or host it at a variety of locations across the province. Contact us to discuss special group pricing.