First Aid Instructor Recertification Course

This course is for existing Red Cross instructors who are required to recertify every 3 years.


Payment must be made upon registering to hold your spot

First Aid Instructor Recertification Course


  • A current CRC First Aid Program Instructor certification (required upon registration)
  • Has taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period.
  • One course must have been taught in each Instructor designation seeking recertification (to the highest level of certification with each program area).
  • Courses which were taught in combination (example: Standard First Aid and CPR C) do not count as separate courses for the purpose of recertification prerequsites.
  • Instructor Trainer will email a detailed pre-course assignment to each Instructor.
  • Instructors must come to the recertification course prepared and have a very strong skills and knowledge base. Please study the Comprehensive Guide for First Aid CPR and PLEASE review all skills which can be found on the Boulevard online.
  • Failure to comply with these items will result as “non-complete” and requires the Instructor to re-attend another recertification course.

Course Instructor:

IInstructor Trainer certified to the level of Instructor recertification sought

Course Length (Minimum Teaching Hours):

Classroom- 7hours

Minimum Instructor Trainer to Candidate ratio:


Maximum Instructor Trainer to Candidate ratio:


Completion Criteria:

Successfully complete the pre-course assignment

  • Successfully demonstrate selected discipline specific clinical and skills,
  • Adhere to the Canadian Red Cross Standards of Behaviour and the Group Charter (created in class),
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course—this includes active, directed contributions at all scheduled sessions

Required Candidate Materials:

Instructor Recertification – First Aid Programs

Required Teaching Aids:

  • Instructor Trainer Guide – First Aid Programs
  • Course Kit (as outlined in the Instructor Trainer Guide – First Aid Programs)
  • Access to Boulevard
  • Valid for three years
  • Instructor Certification to arrive by mail upon successful completion of Step #4
Select Your Course
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THUNDER BAY: *RE-CERTIFICATION* FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR COURSE (St. Joseph\'s Heritage) RED RIVER / MARTHA Sun Sep 06, 2020 Sun Sep 06, 2020 Register
MISSISSAUGA: *RE-CERTIFICATION* FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR COURSE Mississauga - Airport Suites Mississauga - (Hurontario / Derry) Mon Sep 14, 2020 Mon Sep 14, 2020 Register
NEWMARKET: *RE-CERTIFICATION* FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR COURSE (YONGE / DAVIS) Best Western Voyageur Place Hotel Sat Oct 17, 2020 Sat Oct 17, 2020 Register

First Aid Instructor Training Courses

Training Course for First Aid Instructors

Instructors’ Training Course for First Aid

Tony Nicolas
Tony Nicolas
18:17 15 Mar 20
Instructor Anthony and Stephanie were great! They explained the full SFA CPR-C course wonderfully! The course was extremely helpful and exciting. They answered any and all questions the others had in great detail. Would definitely recommend the course to more
Davian G
Davian G
01:29 11 Mar 20
Maggie was an amazing instructor. She answered all of my questions and had a positive attitude. The course was informative and helpful. I would recommend Heart 2 Heart to anyone interested in receiving training for first more
Victor Xu
Victor Xu
19:15 08 Mar 20
Absolutely fantastic! I recently took a CPR C course with Rob, and he was the most patient and kind teacher I ever had. I highly recommend him, he covers everything in an enjoyable way, while maintaining the fun in learning. Hope to meet again!read more
Kimando Will
Kimando Will
23:51 04 Mar 20
Came here for my Standard CPR course last week, Erica is an absolutely amazing instructor, she is very knowledgeable and takes her time in making sure everybody understands. I had a great time learning and am grateful that i came. Keep it up Erica!!read more
Rhys Mendes
Rhys Mendes
18:28 11 Feb 20
I came here to train and recertify as a Standard First Aider and later as an Instructor, and I have a had a great experience every time. Heart2Heart provides a safe environment in which to learn the skills you need, as well as excellent instructors and trainers with a variety of backgrounds and teaching styles. They helped me build and polish my skill set and I now also feel confident in being able to deliver First Aid knowledge to my own students and trainees in turn. I've completed my Standard certification under Abbas at this location, a refresher with Maggie and the Instructor course with Stephanie and I was always impressed with the level of knowledge, experience and professionalism they each brought to their classrooms, while still being able to keep the courses fun and enjoyable with icebreakers, learner focused activities and strong class engagement. I now have a solid base of Red Cross support as well as a network of fellow Instructors to work with and learn from, and I would highly recommend Heart2Heart for more
Sahana Inkaran
Sahana Inkaran
23:13 09 Feb 20
Just completed my BLS Re-certification with Anthony, who is by far the best CPR Instructors I have ever had! He is very knowledgeable and passionate about teaching this course - which made all the difference for me! He is gifted in his teaching abilities and I highly recommend him to anyone. Thanks for being such an amazing person and instructor Anthony!read more
Luke Carreau
Luke Carreau
15:10 02 Feb 20
I'd like to extend my deepest gratitude to my instructor Anthony for equipping me with the knowledge to increase another person's chances of survival in an emergency. Knowing that Anthony was a paramedic for 4 years gave me absolute confidence that the information he was teaching was tried, tested and true. Anthony went well beyond his calling as a instructor for a CPR certification class, going to much deeper lengths answering all of the class's questions about the science involved with the procedures of first aid as well as dispelling many common misconceptions about first aid, even going as far as correcting some extremely important facts that I had learned from a previous misinformed instructor. At this point in my life I'm persuading a job in private security but there was a point where I wanted to be a paramedic, Anthony has reignited my interest in medical science and given me a lot more to think about than I thought I was going to take from a what a thought was going to be a straight forward day. Anthony if you're reading this you're really making the world a better and safer place brother, keep doing what you're more
Harrison Uthayakumar
Harrison Uthayakumar
03:00 27 Jan 20
Completed the CPR Standard First Aid - BLS this weekend and could not have been happier. Anthony was very informative and friendly. It was great to have such a down to earth instructor because it helped to keep a fun environment with the group. I'll recommend this to anyone needing the more
zahra's fardin
zahra's fardin
16:12 02 Jan 20
An excellent provider for Canadian Red Cross courses. Highly recomended! Location is convenient and instructors are professional, fun, and passionate. Special thanks to Nick, Maggie, and Abbas for great more
20:31 23 Dec 19
Maggie was my instructor and did a fantastic job. Was theory and hands on 1st day and hands on 2nd day with a little theory. I enjoy the classes a great deal and the way she instructed was great. Was afraid I would be bored and not really take anything in, but, this was just the opposite. Thanks again more
Dalbir Rattan
Dalbir Rattan
00:54 30 Nov 19
Hi Maggie, wanting to THANK YOU You are the best instructor I ever have learnt skills from. Being a medical student myself, I can say your hands on experience is impressively splendid, the way you teach is very much informative and fun to engage with. I be back after 3 years cheers!!read more
Ethan Pinto
Ethan Pinto
00:07 18 Nov 19
After completing the Standard First Aid CPR-BLS 2 day course at Heart2Heart, I can say that my experience was amazing! My instructors, Debby and Anthony, were great. They were very clear when explaining things, they answered questions to the best of their knowledge, they made the class enjoyable, and above all, they were extremely kind and supportive. The administrative coordinators at Heart2Heart were very helpful as well in helping me change my registration to the right course after I originally registered for the wrong course. I 100% recommend going through Heart2Heart to obtain any certifications, as they have you leaving the course feeling confident in providing First Aid and/or CPR in case of an emergency where there is no one else to more
Lisa Dart
Lisa Dart
22:37 10 Nov 19
Just completed a 2 day CPR course, and it was great! Maggie and Min were great instructors, making the class fun and informative. The information was provided in a way that was easy to understand and follow, and easy tips were provided that made me feel prepared for any emergency I might encounter. See you in 3 years!read more
A Google User
A Google User
15:33 09 Nov 19
My instructor Erika did a great job teaching the First aid/CPR training. The class was interesting and lots of learnings. Erika’s teaching style was fun and knowledgable. She made everyone participate in the class, used different examples and real life scenario. Aside from that, she made us feel comfortable asking questions. Erika is a competent first aid teacher. Thank you for giving us an opportunity to more
Ajdin Kajtazovic
Ajdin Kajtazovic
22:49 31 Oct 19
I had a great time with Anthony at Heart 2 Heart! He taught myself and the class with a high level of confidence and expertise, and was able to help with all questions and concerns. I definitely recommend getting your certification from him. Not only will you learn a lot, but after leaving the course, you will be confident in your abilities to help others!read more
Pirashanth Kesavan
Pirashanth Kesavan
17:28 27 Oct 19
Amazing experience with Anthony. Great information and real life examples from an active paramedic. He provided the answers to situations that may arise in my more
Andy T
Andy T
22:51 20 Oct 19
Just finished a Standard First Aid CPR/HCP session this weekend with Anthony. Anthony was extremely knowledgeable, patient and kind. He went above and beyond to go through all of our questions and concerns. Overall, this course was really informative and extra fun thanks to more
Laura Mckim
Laura Mckim
22:05 18 Oct 19
Anthony was a great instructor. Very knowledgeable, interactive and funny. Would love to have him teach us again.
Manny M
Manny M
19:05 18 Oct 19
Erica or Erika was great. She even gave Hershey Kisses to all of the students! CPR-C and First Aid made fun and memorable. Lots of hands on engagement for the students as well. Thank you more
Laura Robison
Laura Robison
20:30 13 Oct 19
Instructors were awesome, friendly and very informative. A wonderful experience! I feel prepared now. Thank you Heart2heart!read more
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What is Blended Learning?

Blended Learning means on-line / in-class training. Instead of doing two full days in class, you would complete half the course at home or office and the other half in-class. Participants must first complete the self-paced online component, which includes a knowledge evaluation, then successfully complete an Instructor-led classroom component (skills practice and evaluation session) in order to achieve certification. Currently, we offer Standard First Aid CPR/AED C or HCP and CPR/AED C or HCP.

Heart to Heart offers a few varieties of discounts.

Student Discounts:

When you choose a course and date you will see a drop-down menu listing our Student Discount prices. Be sure to click on the Student Discount price and bring your student ID or any proof you are a student to the course.

Bring A Friend(s):

In the same drop-down menu you will see our "Bring A Friend" prices - if you have even more friends that want to come, please contact our office and we will either honour the same price or extend an even better discount.

Group Discounts:

If you organize a group and have over 8 participants, we can come to your location. Inquire with our office and we will send your desired course description with our group price breakdowns - basically, the more participants you have, the cheaper the price. For groups less than 7 participants, we can book your group into any of our public courses, and you will still receive a great discount. For more information, see Group Bookings or Book a Group above OR contact our office.