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Basic First Aid Training

Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 8 hours
Course Fee: $93 per person; $999 group rate*
Class Size: 8-12
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing


  • Please come dressed for practical portion

Course Description

What would you do if you were faced with a medical emergency? Panic? Let fear overcome you?

This course benefits everyone by ensuring they are prepared if an emergency occurs. This course covers all required areas as listed by the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Regulation Part 5. This course meets and exceeds Canadian Standards (CSA) guidelines.

The class is interactive and hands-on. Presentations, individual and group demonstrations, scenario-based drills, and hands-on practice allows individuals to develop the confidence to attend to emergency situations.

The role and responsibility of a workplace first aider is having a basic knowledge of how to recognize an injury/illness and to provide lifesaving first aid care until medical care takes over. This course offers training in CPR for infants, children, and adults, AED and emergency situations such as choking, bleeding, asthma, and allergic reactions.

Intended for individuals in low-hazard work environments.

Participants should come appropriately dressed in order to be able to perform the skills and hands-on portion of the class.

Learning Outcomes

  • Emergency scene management and interaction with Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • CPR/Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
  • Conscious/unconscious choking procedures
  • Shock management
  • Severe bleeding and wound care
  • Medical emergencies (asthma, allergies, diabetic)
  • Burns
  • Head, spine, and pelvic injuries
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies (overview only)

In addition to this, the course covers and explains current legislation including the Good Samaritan Act, Manitoba Defibrillation Act, and requirements under the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulation.

Manitoba Regulation – Part 5

Part 5 of the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Regulation outlines the requirements for first aiders in the workplace, including that the “employer must ensure that the minimum number of first aiders…are present during working hours” (Part 5.5 [1]).


“A person who possesses one or more credentials in first aid that are, in the opinion of the director, equivalent to the requirements for obtaining a certificate described in Schedule A to this Part, may act, and be counted, as a first aider at a workplace.”

What our students are saying

  • “I am much more confident in my skills.”
  • “Dave was incredibly knowledgeable and interactive.”
  • “The instructor kept it light while discussing real life situations.”
  • “Enjoyed the demonstrations.”
  • “Hands on learning – awesome.”
  • “Exceeded expectations.”
  • “Informative, thorough and entertaining.”
  • “I have taken a first aid course before; I have learned more and will remember more from this course.”
  • “Best first aid training I’ve ever taken.”
  • “Very active and lots of tactile, hands on.”