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Emergency First Aid


This classroom training session educates attendees in emergency level first aid and CPR. Certificates are normally valid for 3 years from the date issued.

Who should take this course?

Main Campus University of Waterloo employees.

Courses are supported from a University wide fund for no more than 10% of Faculty/Staff in a department. Costs for additional persons to be trained in first aid and specially arranged courses are the responsibility of that department.

Training content

Learn how to treat common injuries and health conditions.

  • preparing to respond
  • the EMS system
  • check, call, care
  • airway emergencies
  • breathing and circulation emergencies
  • first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • wound care



Course ID Approximate Duration Links
Classroom SO1038 - Emergency First Aid 8 hours Scheduled Sessions

Scheduling note: Emergency First Aid is offered four times each year (November, December, May and June). November and December dates will be posted by October 16th, and May and June dates will be posted by April 16th.