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Standard First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support, formerly HCP) - Pickering, Ontario

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Red Cross Certified Standard First Aid BLS


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



Duration: 16 hours (over 2 days) 
Course start time: 9am

Complementary Coffee, tea and water provided.
Free parking available.

Standard First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support) covers a wide range of first aid and CPR skills through a comprehensive two-day course, and includes BLS training,  required for health care providers. BLS training is a requirement to be able to advance to the ACLS certification.

This training includes the current first aid and CPR guidelines, and meets the legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards.

Course Instructor

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.

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

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 a wide range of different wounds
  • Head, neck and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies including mental health emergencies and childbirth
  • Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
  • Hypothermia and frostbite
  • Drowning
  • Poisons, drug overdose or alcohol poisoning
  • Bites and stings
  • Perform a rapid assessment

  • Initiate the emergency response system

  • Perform BLS Skills

  • Perform rapid defibrillation 

Includes any other content required by specific legislation