First Aid Classes in Calgary

CPR training

Stand-alone CPR training is available with Calgary First Aid.

Do you need Alberta OH&S approved first aid and CPR certification? Do you need to attend a one or two day course that includes CPR and automated external defibrillator training? Register with Calgary First Aid and get certified with the most experienced and cheapest provider in Alberta. Register for a wide range of courses including Enform H2S alive, food safety, WHMIS, standard, emergency and childcare first aid. Some courses, including TDG and fire safety are available on-line at a self-pace schedule. Learn to manage emergencies such as poisons, burns, heart attacks, hypoglycemia, hypeglycemia, hypothermia, stroke, broken bones, fractures, open fractures, anaphylaxis and more by enrolling in a two day standard first aid course.  Private training is also available with this provider. To register for a public course in one of the two training centres available in Calgary or to inquire about a private course use the contact information posted below.

Provider Information and Contact Details

This provider allows trainees to register for first aid classes through a variety of methods including telephone, e-mails, or walk-ins. You can use the following contact details to register with Calgary First Aid.

The main training centre is located in SW Calgary. This location offers easy access to public transit, and includes a new light rail transit station (C-Train) directly across the street from the facility. Limited free parking is also available within walking distance. For more information or details about this location, refer to the map below.

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CPR/AED Training

CPR/AED training classes are inclusive of basic first aid and AED training. There are three levels that cater to different age groups of victims: adults and children. CPR A only teaches CPR for adult victims. CPR C and HCP teach both adult and pediatric CPR but HCP is targeted more towards those who work in healthcare.

While all first aid classes include CPR training, there are also stand-alone CPR-only classes available that do not include first aid training.

First Aid Training

All first aid classes include CPR and AED training. The following are the most popular Alberta OH&S approved courses available in Calgary:

  • Standard first aid
  • Emergency first aid
  • Childcare first aid

Safety Courses

A number of workplace safety courses are also available including:

  • H2S Alive Training
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Fire Safety
  • Oxygen Administration

To register for one of the above mentioned courses use the contact information provided above.

Chest comnpressions

Chest compressions should be started before assessing airway and breathing.


Trainees who are able to pass a training course are awarded a Alberta OH&S workplace approved training certificate for first aid, CPR, and AED, valid for three years.

Course rates

Calgary First Aid offers the cheapest training course rates in the area. Rates are inclusive of taxes, certificates, and workplace approved registration fees. Training manuals and equipment are also included in the initial enrolment fee, with freebies such as pocket mask key chains given to trainees as a bonus.Full refunds are also given to trainees who do not complete the training course and drop out, provided a 72-hour notice is given.


Calgary First Aid training centers are high-end and complete with the latest AED trainers, mannequins, and other first aid training equipment. Classrooms and training rooms are spacious and air conditioned to provide trainees with the best learning experience possible.

Did You Know?

Bleeding head injury

Bleeding head injuries are covered in basic first aid classes.

Head injuries

Symptoms of possible neurological emergencies after a head injury such as falling down or hitting your head:

  1. Nausea and vomiting
  2. Blurring of vision
  3. Headaches
  4. Difficulty speaking
  5. Numbness, tingling sensation, or weakness
  6. Bladder and bowel dysfunction
  7. Seizures
  8. Personality and level of consciousness changes (sleepiness, tiredness)

Victims of head injuries should be aroused frequently and prevented from falling asleep.