COVID 19 CPR Training Update
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brampton First Aid CPR wanted to provide cpr training update to our students. As per Heart and Stroke Foundation and Red Cross Recommendation, we will be postpone our scheduled CPR classes for the month of March 2020. This is to ensure safety of our students and staff members, we will notify you about our upcoming class.
You can also refer to WSIB website for important information on COVID 19 and it impacts cpr training across Ontario. If you have recently travelled to an area on the travel advisory list for COVID-19, please follow the guidance of PHAC and that of your healthcare provider.
What does this mean for expired CPR Card?
For anyone who may require renewed certification, we will be allowing a 90 day extension until May 30, 2020 to get re-certified. Also, students can directly register online and we will notify about our upcoming cpr training. Brampton First Aid CPR will update you if there are any changes in our operations during this situation.
Can I complete any online CPR Training?
The Canadian Red Cross offers a number of online course options, which can be used to encourage training during this time while supporting the practice of social distancing. Participants looking to complete a blended course can take the time now to complete the online component.
Courses available for the online blended course:
Please see common FAQ questions about the online cpr course below:
The Standard First Aid CPR Blended course is a comprehensive two-day course offering includes First Aid, CPR and AED training for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Blended learning is a combination of in-class, face-to-face instruction with online instruction. The blended course is available through Canadian Red Cross.
Please see the instructions below to access the standard first aid cpr blended course:
1) After registering for the online blended standard first aid course, you will receive an email with instructions to access the course. Please make sure to check your spam/junk email folders.
2) Access the email and click to register and create your ‘My Red Cross Account’ – See image below
3) After clicking the link, you will re-directed to Red Cross login page and you will need to Click ‘Sign Up’. Avoid registering through the social links.
4) Enter your details below such as email address and password. Please ensure you are following password requirements outlined by Canadian Red Cross.
5) After loggining in, you will be asked to verify your contact information and click ‘Update’. You will be prompted to ‘My Course’ page shown below. Please click ‘your online training’ to access your standard first aid blended course.
6) You will be re-directed to the LMS portal, Please activate the Standard First Aid & CPR blended course to start.
7) You will be prompted to the standard first aid and cpr online portal as shown below. You will need to complete all modules prior to coming to the in-class component of the standard first and cpr course.
Can you take CPR Training Online?
The short answer is Yes, you can take cpr training courses online. The Canadian Red Cross and Heart and Stroke Foundation offer online blended courses which combines online learning and in-classroom training to offer a comprehensive experience. The courses covers the same course curriculum and teaches the same skills as an instructor-led course, but divides the delivery of the online and inclass component.
We advise students to be careful when signing up for free cpr courses online. These courses are not suitable for workplace or school requirements as it does not provide hands-on skill component. Courses that are offered entirely online, do not include the opportunity for you to demonstrate skill proficiency to a certified instructor.
What CPR courses are offered online?
Please see list of online blended courses offered through Canadian Red Cross and Heart and Stroke Foundation. If you have specific questions about your workplace or school requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
You will see lot of advertising for cpr online training for $14.99, the chances of them being valid in Canada are very low. CPR Training requires tremendous amount of learning and hands-on practice. It is a life-skill and should be a considered as long term investment.
Blended Standard First Aid and CPR
Standard First Aid and CPR online blended learning course is now available through Canadian Red Cross. Blended learning is a comprehensive training method that combines online multimedia instruction with instructor-led and hands-on in-class training. The successful completion of the blended learning Standard First Aid course is a three-step process.
- Complete Standard First Aid CPR online theory component
The blended learning Standard First Aid course allows students to access audio and text instruction as well as instructional videos and quizzes. A passing mark of 80% is the requirement to proceed to each successive module.
- Attend in-person training at Brampton First Aid CPR
After completing the online course, students are required to attend the in-class portion of the course. This is delivered by an certified Red Cross instructor and the focus is on the practical application of the course content. Students will be requested to show their certification of completion before starting the in-person training
- Complete the in-class exam
Upon the successful completion of the in-class training, student write the government approved Standard First Aid test. Students must successfully pass the skills and test in order to receive their certification
For more questions related to Standard First Aid training, please visit our website.
BLS Course Online
Heart and Stroke Foundation now offers BLS Course online through their online blended learning model. Blended learning combines online learning and in-classroom training to offer a comprehensive experience. The course covers the same course curriculum and teaches the same skills as an instructor-led course. There are 3 options in completing your BLS Course online:
- BLS Blended 120*
Length: ~2 Hours (in-class)
- BLS Blended 90*
Length of time: ~1.5 hours (in-class)
- BLS Blended 60
Length of time: ~1 hour (in-class)
*Heart & Stroke recommends BLS Blended 120 or BLS Blended 90 for most learners.
To learn more information, please visit our Basic Life Support webpage.
Brampton First Aid CPR offers courses with classes across all key areas of training for anyone who wants to learn first aid. Our aim is to teach you new skills and keep you knowledgeable, confident and ready to provide relief in emergencies. If you still have questions about taking cpr training online, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Students often wonder the cost of CPR training. At Brampton First Aid CPR, we strive to provide affordable options. The overall cost of CPR training cost can vary greatly varies depending on the type of course needed. Basic CPR training course range from $35 to $50 in Brampton and Greater Toronto Area. However, most basic CPR training are valid for up to 1 Year and are required to be renewed every year. Whereas, comprehensive 2-day training such as Standard First Aid and CPR range from $95-130 and are valid for 3 years.
The 3 most requested CPR Training are: Standard First Aid & CPR, Basic Life Support and Emergency First Aid and CPR, for price details please see the chart below:
Standard First Aid & CPR
- Levels: C or BLS
Basic Life Support (CPR-Level HCP)
- Basic Life Support replaces CPR Level HCP
Emergency First Aid & CPR
- Levels: A or C
When learning a new skill, there is bound to be a learning curve. This is no different when it comes to learning a life-saving skill, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Brampton First Aid CPR aims to provide students with opportunity to practice hands-on skills and ask questions about basic first aid principles. To learn the proper method, it is best to seek the guidance from Red Cross or Heart and Stroke certified instructors.
The higher CPR training cost for those in health care is due to requirements for health-care providers and the varied CPR methods that are taught in class. We provide discount rate to our previous customers who need Basic Life Support (BLS) yearly and group discounts are also available. If you are interested in registering as a group, please contact us for group rate.
Baby CPR & First Aid Training Cost
Brampton First Aid CPR provides Basic Life Support training for patients, families, staff and the general public to increase awareness of early CPR. The training is focused on accident and injury prevention, first aid, choking and CPR techniques used on newborns, infants and young children.When you are expecting a baby, there can be a mixture of excitement and also a fear of the unknown. We can help build your confidence and ability to react to an unexpected emergency event.
Basic Baby CPR & First Aid training is conducted by Brampton First Aid CPR during the summer. The training cost of Basic Baby CPR & basic first aid is $40. To learn more information about our upcoming class, please contact us.
Standard First Aid & CPR Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.
Red Cross Requirements:
Duration: Standard First Aid & CPR: 13–14 hours teaching time.
Blended Standard First Aid: 8 hours online learning, 5.5-7.5 hours teaching time
Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid Requirements:
Standard First Aid & CPR Level C (2-day): 16 Hours
Standard First Aid & CPR Re-certification: 8 Hours
Standard First Aid & CPR Level BLS: 18 Hours
To register for the online standard first aid blended course, please contact us for information. You will recieve instructions to access the portal, as always – Stay Healthy and Safe.