Standard First Aid Courses in Vancouver

Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C is an intermediate first aid course in Vancouver, designed by the Canadian Red Cross and approved by WorkSafeBC. 

Become capable and competent at first aid with our comprehensive Standard First Aid with CPR-C (EFA) course in Vancouver. Designed to equip you with vital life-saving skills, this training program will teach you to effectively handle emergencies at work or at home.

At Fundamental First Aid Ltd. we offer the blended version of SFA, which combines 8 hours of online training at your own pace, followed by 8 hours of scheduled in class training.

This course covers not only the essential first aid techniques but also the legal requirements and guidelines for workplace safety. Therefore, Standard First Aid with CPR-C is recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to OFA Level 1, and allows you to work as an OFA Level 1 first aid attendant. This course also meets the first aid requirements for Massage Therapists as mandated by the CMTBC’s bylaws.

Enroll in our Standard First Aid course today. Together, let’s make Vancouver safer!

SFA with CPR-C Schedule

Please note, the dates listed below refer to the in-class portion of your course. 

Once you are registered, you must complete 8 hours of online training before attending the scheduled in-class session.

Standard First Aid Course Content

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons

Who should take SFA with CPR-C?

Examples of jobs and workplaces where SFA with CPR-C would be great: 

  • Offices
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Small Construction Sites
  • Warehouses
  • Fitness Studios
  • Registered Massage Therapists
  • Police Officers
  • Transit workers
  • Municipal workers
  • Landscapers


Upon successful completion of the course, you will leave at the end of the day with your official Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR-C CertificateCertifications expires 3 years from the date of your course. 


“The course was very well run! Good practice beyond the theoretical material and very engaging class.”

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Private Standard First Aid with CPR-C Course at your Workplace

Standard First Aid can be provided as a private group course at your worksite.

We bring all the materials and equipment needed to certify your staff in SFA with CPR-C on-site anywhere in Greater Vancouver!

Frequently asked questions

What is Standard First Aid with CPR-C?

SFA, which is short for Standard First Aid, is an intermediate first aid course designed by the Canadian Red Cross. Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued an Standard First Aid with CPR-C certificate. 

Does SFA include cpr training?

Yes, this course includes CPR-C, which is the highest level of CPR training the Canadian Red Cross offers. It means that you cover CPR techniques for Adults, Children and Infants.  This course also includes instruction on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Adults, Children, and Infants. In fact, all of our first aid training in Vancouver, with the exception of Naloxone Training, includes CPR and AED training.

Can I do the Standard First Aid course online?

You cannot complete the entire course online, however at Fundamental First Aid Ltd. we offer the blended version of SFA with CPR-C. This means that half of the course is done online at your own pace. Then, you will need to complete the last half of the course in class with a qualified instructor. 

What are my food options while taking this course?

SFA with CPR-C is an 16 hour course. The first 8 hours are completed online, at home, at your own pace. The last 8 hours are completed in class. The day is set up like a typical work day, with two coffee breaks and a lunch break.  

At Fundamental First Aid we offer free water, coffee and tea and we have a fridge and microwave available if you want to bring your own lunch. There is also a great little diner within walking distance if you want to run out for some food during your break.

Is there a written exam?

Yes, there is a 30 question multiple choice exam that you will complete at the end of your class. You have 45 minutes to complete the test, and you must get 23 of the questions correct in order to pass the course. 

Can I work as a first aid attendant with this certificate?

YES! If you are taking this course for work, SFA with CPR-C is recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to OFA Level 1 and qualifies you to work as an OFA Level 1 first aid attendant anywhere in British Columbia.

Do you offer Standard First Aid with CPR-C in Vancouver?

Yes, all of our public courses are held at our training facility in Vancouver. Check out our Vancouver Campus page to see where we are and learn more about how we offer the absolute best Standard First Aid courses in Vancouver.


Fundamental First Aid Ltd. 

1868 Glen Dr, Suite 206

Vancouver, BC  V6A 4K4

Call or Text: (604) 841-2541


Sunday         Closed

Monday        9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday        9:00AM – 5:00PM

Wednesday  9:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday      9:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday            9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday       Closed

Fundamental First Aid Ltd. acknowledges that it is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations

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