First Aid - Emergency (SO1038)


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?

This training is open to all 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.


8 hours

Training content

Learn how to treat common injuries and health conditions.

  • Preparing to respond
  • EMS system
  • Check, call, care procedure
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care

Registration and scheduling