Programs & Services: Certification Courses

First Aid - Standard (Red Cross)

Please contact Heidi O'Brien at obrienh@mcmaster.ca if you have any questions.

Standard First Aid: This is a 2 day comprehensive course that provides training for dealing with life-threatening situations. Topics covered include all the material in Emergency First Aid (choking treatment, CPR, severe bleeding, shock, etc.) plus poisoning, bone and joint injuries, hypothermia, moving a first aid casualty, and medical conditions such as diabetic crisis, convulsions, heart attack and stroke. CPR "C" and AED certification included. Certification is in effect for 3 years. A First Aid Recertification course can be taken once only before expiry, again effective for 3 years. Following the recertification, the Full Standard First Aid course must be taken to remain certified.

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 (pay with debit, cash, cheque or credit card)  or Print Registration Form and email to reconline@mcmaster.ca.. If using the form payment is by Visa, MC or Amex ONLY, ,    To determine how many spots are left in a course, please check Spring 2022 First Aid  at https://macreconline.ca/Program/GetProducts?classification=9b5e697d-cffc...

  • Spring Registration: Now Open
  • Fall Registration opens: August 1
  • Winter Registration opens December 1

 

 

 

For more information contact the Registration Office: 905-525-9140 x24464 reconline@mcmaster.ca

First Aid - Standard (Red Cross)

Activities include: First Aid

Red Cross Standard First Aid:Spring 2022

Course Fees: McMaster Students/DBAC Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $145.00, Eligible/Covered by HR Staff and Faculty: $0.00

Courses begin at 9am sharp and run no later than 5pm each day.

Wed/Thurs  May 4/5

Thurs/Fri May 12/13

Tues/Wed May 17/18

Thurs/Fri May 19/20

Thurs/Fri May 26/27

Sat/Sun May 28/29

Wed/Thurs June 1/2

Tues/Wed  June 7/8

Thurs/Fri June 9/10

Tues/Wed June 14/15

Sat/Sun June 18/19

Additional dates may be added if demand allows.

Facilities

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)