Red Cross First Aid Instructor Transfer Course

This Red Cross first aid, CPR and AED instructor transfer course is designed for candidates that have previously recognized first aid or water safety awards. This course is approximately half the length of the full first aid and CPR instructor course that we also offer. Candidates must meet the required set of prerequisites in order to attend this course. Individuals that successfully complete this program will be able to teach Red Cross first aid, CPR and AED courses.

Taking a first aid instructor course

Take a Red Cross first aid instructor course and become a teacher of first aid and CPR.

Transfer Course Components

This course is 20 hours in length. The first 4 hours of the course are for skill testing and the remaining 16 hours provide candidates significant training in the adult education and the Red Cross first aid and CPR program. Candidates that successfully complete this program will be able to teach the following courses:

  • Standard First Aid
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Emergency Childcare First Aid
  • Red Cross Babysitters Course
  • Marine Basic First Aid
  • CPR level’s “A”, “C” and “HCP”

Course Cost and Registration.

The cost of this 20 hour course is 475 dollars. To register for this program simply scroll to the bottom of the page to view all of the available course dates and locations. We offer this course at all of our training centers in Vancouver and Surrey.

Red Cross First Aid Instructor Transfer Prerequisites

Prior to registering for this program candidates must possess or be one of the following:

  • You must be certified as an instructor through another credible provider such as: Lifesaving Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Johns Ambulance.


  • You must be certified as a Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.


  • You must be a school teacher.

Red Cross Certification

Upon completion of this course and a required co-teach candidates will receive a Red Cross first aid instructor certificate that is valid for 3 years.

Refund or Transfer Policy

We offer a fair and reasonable transfer policy for our Red Cross First Aid and Transfer course participants. Candidates can not receive a refund or transfer to another course within one week of the program. Prior to this time candidates can receive a full refund or transfer.

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