Programs & Services: Certification Courses

First Aid - Standard Recertification (Red Cross)

UPDATE:  All Spring 2020 First Aid Courses are cancelled. Anyone currently registered will be contacted by the end of the day on April 14th  with information on how to proceed. We appreciate your patience and understanding, and we wish everyone good health and safety at this challenging time.

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This is a course to recertify and review skills.

IMPORTANT: You must currently be Red Cross Standard First Aid certified and have taken the full SFA course prior to recertifying.(you cannot repeat a recertification course)   Your certification cannot be expired at time of the recertification, and you must have a Red Cross card to confirm your certification with the instructor .  To remain certified following a recertification course, the full Standard First Aid course must be completed. Certification is valid for 3 years from completion date.  CPR C and AED certification included.

STAFF & FACULTY: Please scroll down and read important information in Tab below for registration requirements.

Note: Online registration is not available for this course.  Register in DBAC WG 101 or Print Registration Form (No CODE required, just Date and Type of Course) and fax to 905-777-0126, or email to

  • Spring Registration for First Aid courses opens March 1  (Weekday courses only offered in spring)
  • Fall Registration opens August 1 
  • Winter Registration opens December 1



For more information contact the Registration Office: 905-525-9140 x24464

First Aid - Standard Recertification (Red Cross)

Activities include: First Aid

First Aid - Standard Recertification (Red Cross): Spring Term

  • McMaster Students and DBAC Members: $72.00, Non-Members: $99.00, Eligible Staff/Faculty: $0.00
  • Registration Required
June 2, 2020
Tuesday9:00am - 5:00pmFirst Aid - Standard Recertification (Red Cross): Spring Term


Information for Staff and Faculty

STAFF/FACULTY:Please verify with your Human Resources advisor if you are eligible for free training. Departments will be charged in the case of a 'no-show' or for cancellations less than 1 business day prior to course. Employee number, department account number, and contact information MUST be included on registration form if you are registering at $0.

What to Wear

Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for performing the skills required for CPR. (kneeling on mats on floor)