Blended Occupational Standard First Aid

This course is a convenient blended version of Standard First Aid. Complete Part 1 online. Part 2 consists of 1 day in-class skills component.  Equivalent to the traditional Standard First Aid two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Length of course:

Part 1 – 6-8 hours online learning (Online time commitment may vary by learner)

Part 2 – 7 hours in-class practical component


  • Apex Training Solutions
  • Approved by Occupational Health and Safety
  • Valid 3 years

Course Outline

  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities in the Workplace for Albertans
  • The Need for and Importance of CPR
  • The Sign of Life™ (Primary Assessment)
  • CPR for Adult, Child and Infant (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • 2 Rescuer Adult CPR
  • 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


APex Blended Standard First Aid (In Class Session)

Price: C$100.00

Date: October 13, 2022

Available Spaces: 5

APex Blended Standard First Aid (In Class Session)

Price: C$100.00

Date: November 3, 2022

Available Spaces: 18