Apex First Aid Instructor Training

Apex First Aid Instructor Training offers valuable information and skills to an Apex certified first aider which enables them to be effective in teaching and facilitating their own first aid courses.

Length of Course: 48 Hours


  • Apex Standard First Aid Level C CPR Certificate
    • Taken within 2 months of Instructor Training
  • Current Resume
  • Current First Aid Instructor Certificate for Transferring Instructors (If applicable)


  • Apex Training Solutions Inc.
  • Approved by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety
  • Valid 3 Years
  • Recertification Course available upon request

Course Outline

  • Principles of Instruction
  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Lesson Planning
  • Demonstration and Lecture Techniques
  • Training Aids Use
  • Methods of Student Evaluations
  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities in the Workplace for Alberta
  • The Need for and Importance of CPR
  • The Sign of Life™ (Primary Assessment)
  • CPR for Adult, Child and Infant (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • AED Training
  • Partial and Complete Airway Obstructions for Adult, Child and Infant
  • Special Considerations when doing CPR
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Respiratory System
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Circulatory System
  • Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Signs and Symptoms and First Aid for Angina / Heart Attack and TIA / Stroke
  • Severe External Bleeding, Amputations and Care for Amputated Tissue
  • Internal Bleeding / Shock
  • Unconsciousness / Fainting
  • Recovery Position
  • Closed and Open Wounds
  • Scalp, Ear, Eye, Mouth and Nose Injuries
  • Thermal Injuries (Burns)
  • Chemical and Electrical Injuries (Burns)
  • Drowning, Hyperventilation, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Inhalation, and Chest Injuries
  • Principles of the Secondary Assessment
  • Head / Spine and Pelvic Injuries
  • Poisons, Bites, Stings
  • Cold Emergencies
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Emergency Child Birth
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • First Aid Kits
  • Health Care Provider CPR Level C
  • Child Care First Aid CPR Level C
  • Babysitting