2 people doing CPR on first aid dummies

Emergency First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support, Formerly HCP) - Pickering, Ontario

Regular price $90.00 Sale

Red Cross Emergency First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support)


Swift Response
1815 Ironstone Manor, Unit 14a
Pickering, ON



Duration: 7 hours 
Course start time: 9am

Complementary Coffee, tea and water provided.

Emergency First Aid and CPR BLS (Basic Life Support) is a basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home and includes BLS training,  required for health care providers. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Successful completion of this course provides a 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid CPR Level C and a 1 year certification in BLS.


All Swift Response courses are taught by field - experienced instructors, trained at an advanced level. All instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross.


Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Course Content            

  • Preparing to respond
  • Legal issues around first aid
  • The Emergency Medical System (911)
  • Partial, complete and unresponsive choking
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies including asthma, allergic reactions, heart attack and stroke
  • CPR and AED
  • Care for life-threatening wounds
  • Perform a rapid assessment

  • Initiate the emergency response system

  • Perform BLS Skills

  • Perform rapid defibrillation 

Includes any other content required by specific legislation