CPR/AED Level A or C Blended

Availability: Continuous

Length: 5 Hours

Department: Red Cross
Campus: Brampton, Guelph, Milton, Mississauga, Vaughan
Semester: Continuous
Duration: 5 Hours


Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Certification courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

3-year certification in CPR Level A or C




Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps

Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation

Attend and participate in 100% of the course


CPR A: 4 hours in-class OR Blended Class (2 hours in-class + 3 hours online learning)

CPR C: 5 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class + 3 hours online learning


Recertification of level A is not available. Recertification for level C is 3.5 hours teaching time in-class OR 2 hours online learning + 2.5 hours in-class for Blended CPR. *Note: Online learning time may vary depending on the learner.

Course Content

Level A

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Recovery position
  • Choking – adult
  • Assisting with medications
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • CPR and AED– adult
  • Deadly bleeding

Level C

  • Level A content
  • Choking – child and baby
  • CPR and AED – child and baby

Participant Materials
  • CPR (print and/or eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)

CPR – Online access (Blended only)
CPR certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

This certification is mandatory for certain organizations and professions. CPR certification is an asset when applying for positions in the healthcare and food industries.