Instructor Courses

Abbotsford, BC


Become a First Aid Instructor

Looking to become a First Aid Instructor? You’re in the right place! Ridge offers quality instructor training in partnership with The Canadian Red Cross. We hold Emergency and Standard First Aid Instructor Courses as well as Wilderness Specific!

Tailored for individuals aspiring to instruct Canadian Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid courses, encompassing Remote First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, and Wilderness First Responder, our Wilderness First Aid Instructor courses are curated to enhance instructional skills.

The curriculum emphasizes effective instructional methods, encompassing scenario delivery, course organization, and facilitation of dynamic, learner-centric classrooms. Instructor Development Centre’s provide comprehensive support, offering adaptable, high-quality tools to customize learning environments according to provincial, industry, and participant needs.

Elevate your instructional proficiency and assist others in acquiring crucial Wilderness & Remote First Aid skills. Renowned as one of Canada’s premier programs, our Wilderness & Remote First Aid Program caters to diverse audiences with three training levels, featuring customizable resources for instructors to foster learner-centric experiences.

Real-life scenarios and learning activities are intricately designed for wilderness and remote settings. Let’s embark on this journey together:

Instructor Pathway:
To become a certified Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, you need to be at least 18 years old, hold a valid Canadian Red Cross participant level certification in the relevant discipline, and successfully undergo a skills evaluation. Candidates attend the discipline-specific classroom component and complete the teaching experience on their desired course level.

Certifications are valid for three years, aligning with the courses an Instructor intends to teach. Certification options include:

  • Remote First Aid Instructor (RFAI): Certified to teach Remote First Aid
  • Wilderness First Aid Instructor (WFAI): Certified to teach Remote First Aid and Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder Instructor (WFRI): Certified to teach Remote First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, Oxygen Therapy, Airway Management, Basic Life Support, and First Responder

Join us on this educational journey and become a certified Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor. Let’s get started!

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