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The Instructor Development Program is for those who wish to become an instructor with St. John Ambulance. The program is made up of an in-class portion covering how to be an instructor, and a post-class development phase where new instructors teach under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

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Instructor Development Program (IDP)

The Instructor Development Program prepares participants to deliver first aid courses for St. John Ambulance. The program consists of five days in-class to develop the necessary knowledge and skill to...

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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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AEDs & AED Supplies
Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, even those with no prior symptoms. A quickly accessible Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can save a life.

Time is of the essence in situations that involve cardiac arrest and using an AED is the ONLY effective intervention.