First Aid - Standard (SO1039)


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

Who should take this course?

Employees working at satellite campuses (Kitchener, Cambridge, or Stratford) and employees supervising undergraduate student field work deemed to be higher risk. 

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.


16 hours (2 days)

Training content

  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • The EMS system
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Preparing to respond

Registration and scheduling

See a current list of scheduled sessions.

Follow these steps to register through Workday: