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St. John Ambulance offers many courses designed for people who will find themselves needing to help someone in everyday situations. We offer courses for young people such as Babysitting, specialized courses for new parents, and we offer Pet First Aid for anyone with pets at home. 

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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Receiving CPR in the first few minutes after collapsing can mean the difference between life and death. CPR courses cover responding to an emergency, choking, heart attacks, CPR, and AED use. Level A focuses on adult resuscitation only; Level C covers adult, child, infant, and two-rescuer...

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Emergency First aid
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Emergency First Aid (EFA) courses provide instruction on how to handle an emergency in the first few minutes before an ambulance arrives. Most provinces require this level of first aid for workplaces of less than 5 workers on a shift. Each course covers topics such as managing an emergency, CPR...

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Mental Health
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First Aid usually focuses on physical injury and illness; but when there is a mental health emergency most are not prepared to help. The mental health courses offered by St. John Ambulance, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, help participants recognize and assist people who...

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Pet First Aid
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Pets are part of the family and pet owners should be prepared to handle an emergency experienced by their four-legged companions. Pet First Aid courses cover how to respond to an emergency, pet choking and CPR, bandaging wounds, giving medications, and more.

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Standard First Aid
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Standard First Aid (SFA) courses meet provincial regulations for workplace first aid across Canada. Each course covers topics such as managing emergency scenes, CPR, wound care, fractures, medical emergencies, mental health, and more. Courses are generally two days and can be taken as a blended...

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Family First Aid
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Taking a first aid course is a great way to help keep yourfamily safe. Besides Standard First Aid, St. John Ambulance offers several specific classes: Pet First Aid, Save That Child, New Parent Workshops, Lifesaver, and more, designed to help individuals and families handle typical emergency...

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Wilderness
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Whether taking a day-hike, trekking multiple days along the Continental Divide, or working in an isolated area, the distance to medical help in a wilderness setting changes how we approach first aid. Offered at three levels, theWilderness First Aid Course prepares participants to help an injured or...

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Youth First Aid Courses
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St. John Ambulance offers a number of courses geared toward youth: We Can Help, Home Alone, and Babysitting. We Can Help prepares young children with what to do if there is an emergency around them. Home Alone prepares older children for staying home on their own. Babysitting prepares younger teens...

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First Aid Training at Work, Home and Play
St. John Ambulance offers Canada's most comprehensive, state-of-the-art training programs for businesses, individuals, and communities.
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First Aid Kits & Supplies
Portable, well-stocked and affordable, St. John Ambulance first aid kits are the perfect safety choice for home, work, or the road.