First Aid Training in Toronto

You can find the highest quality first aid and CPR certification programs in Toronto with St. Mark James Training. We offer trainees programs on cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid, and safety and awareness through the week. Classes schedules are often available during weekends if the regular schedules cannot fit all of the trainees.When you compare us with other providers in the area, we offer the most number of classes for the cheapest rates.

Getting certified with this provider starts with enrolment. There is an online application form you can use on the provider website. E-mails, telephone calls, and enrolment in person are likewise encouraged by the provider staff. If you have any problems with enrolment or have any questions, do ask the staff and they will be glad to help.

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Dressing for a puncture wound.

Offered programs

The three main programs offered by St. Mark James Training Toronto are CPR, food safety, and safety awareness. These programs incorporate first aid in all of the classes, except for stand-alone CPR classes.

  1. CPR/first aid – There are several CPR and first aid classes available, all focused on teaching trainees basic CPR skills. The class curriculum are different because some classes are tailored for the general public while others are tailored for healthcare providers. They also vary in terms of the victim’s age; CPR for adults and children have the same basics but vary in technique and approach.
  2. Food safety  – Food safe or safety programs teach trainees on proper food handling. Food safe certification is typically required by people who work in food establishments or come directly in contact with food. Food safe classes are in house and offer certification that does not expire, however, they need to be upgrades every 5 years.
  3. Safety and awareness – Classes underneath this category are very different from each other, but the curricula all focuses on prevention and management of hazards.

CPR and First Aid training

  • Standard CPR/AED is a 14-16 hour program that is completed over 2 days. The curriculum teaches students how to perform 1-person CPR and first aid skills such as splinting. Re-certification runs for 6-8 hours.
  • Emergency CPR/AED is a 6.5 to 8 hours program completed over 1 day that teaches the same topics as Standard CPR/AED. Re-certification runs for 4-6 hours.
  • Standard Child Care CPR/AED focuses on the difference between giving CPR to an adult and to a child (infants and young children). Pediatric pharmacolgy and assessment are also main topics covered in this program’s curriculum. It is a 2-day course that is completed over 16-20 hours. Re-certification runs for 8-9 hours.
  • Emergency Child Care CPR/AED, like Emergency CPR/AED, teaches the Standard Child Care curriculum over a 1 day, 8-hour program. Re-certification runs for 6-8 hours.
  • Stand-alone CPR A is a 4 hour program for the general public that teaches CPR for adult victims.
  • Stand-alone CPR C is a 5 hour program for the general public that teaches CPR for adult and pediatric victims.
  • Stand-alone CPR HCP is a 6 hour program for people in healthcare that teaches CPR for adult and pediatric patients.

Safety training

In-house classes

  • H2S (hydrogen sulfide) alive/awareness – certificates are valid for three years

On-line classes (certificates do not expire)

  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information system)
  • TDG (Transport of Dangerous Goods)
  • Fire safety
  • H2S alive
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