First Aid and CPR Training in Ottawa

First aid and CPR training in Ottawa, Ontario

First aid and CPR training in Ottawa, Ontario

The top workplace approved first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provider  in Ontario is Ottawa First Aid. Ottawa First Aid offers trainees the lowest training course rates, high-end training facilities, and workplace approved certified instructors. Prospective trainees can choose from a variety of training courses and schedules, including renewal programs for expiring certification. A number of on-line, safety, and food handling courses are also available with this provider. No other training service provider offers more competitive rates than this adult education provider. Learn valuable lifesaving skills by enrolling in St Mark James standard, childcare or emergency first aid and CPR training in Ottawa by completing the on-line registration form or contacting the provider using the details posted below.

A complete list of class schedules can be found on the Ottawa First Aid website.

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Ottawa First Aid

Ottawa First Aid offers prospective trainees a number of classes with various schedules throughout the week. Certain courses are also offered during the weekends so you’re sure to get the schedule that fits your needs.

Training Courses

Ottawa First Aid offers CPR training courses, inclusive of basic first aid and AED training. CPR training course are offered in three levels: “A”, “C”, and “HCP”. Trainees who are able to complete a training course are awarded a workplace approved certificate, valid for three years throughout Canada.

Trainees are introduced to the concept of Basic Life Support (BLS), made by the American Heart Association to serve as a guideline in performing CPR and AED. The latest 2010 BLS guidelines are focused on the updates to the pathway and techniques, primarily in the changes from the earlier techniques. AEDs are machines able to detect heart rhythms and apply needed shock to restart the heart. AED is included in the emergency response system used when rescuing victims of cardiac arrest.

The following video is an introduction to the updates in the latest BLS guidelines.

Bleeding management

One of topics covered during basic first aid classes is management of bleeding injuries.

Extra Classes

Stand-alone CPR classes are offered to trainees who do not want to undergo first aid training. CPR level “C” and AED is the most popular stand-alone class offered by Ottawa First Aid. A variety of circulatory emergencies and unconscious victim management are the focus of the lectures and hands-on training.

Private classes are available as well, usually offered to big groups and companies who request separate classes and schedules for training. Trainees who are unable to enrol in any of the regular classes can choose to register for a private class.

Participants that have a current St Mark James first aid and / or CPR certificate can enrol in re-certification programs. Contact this provider to ensure that you meet the requirements for a renewal course.


Training courses are offered at the lowest rates in the Ottawa area. Rates are inclusive of manuals, training equipment, taxes, certificates, and workplace approved registration fees. Trainees don’t have to worry about additional fees during the training period.

Full refunds are also given to trainees who drop out of a training course, provided that the trainee informs Ottawa First Aid 72-hours beforehand.

Facilities and Instructors

Trainees receive their training in the various high-end training centres throughout Ottawa. Classrooms are spacious and comfortable, equipped with the latest training equipment in first aid and CPR. Trainees are sure to get the best learning experience with Ottawa First Aid.

To find out more or to enrol in a workplace approved first aid and CPR training program, visit the Ottawa First Aid website or use the application form below. You can rest assured that Ottawa First Aid is the leader in high quality first aid, CPR, and AED training. With the skills you learn with Ottawa First Aid, you can save a lot of lives.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol in a training course today!

Did You Know?

Recovery Position

After a person has regular breathing and return of a pulse, the recovery position helps maintain a patent airway and reduce the risk of airway obstruction and aspiration. The victim is placed on his or her side with the

Putting someone in the recovery position.

Putting someone in the recovery position.

lower arm in front of the body.

The position should be stable, with the head dependent and no pressure on the chest to impair breathing. Extending the lower arm above the head and rolling the head on the arm, while bending both legs, can be done to victims with spinal injury.