The Academy For First Aid and Safety Toronto
WSIB compliant first aid, CPR, and AED training in Toronto, Scarborough, Hamilton, and Brampton. Certified training partner with the Canadian Red Cross Society.

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THE ACADEMY FOR FIRST AID AND SAFETY OF HAMILTON Proud Canadian Red Cross Training partners!
Teaching first aid and CPR in the HAMMER!

WSIB approved first aid training, CPR, AED, and Basic life support (health care provider) certification courses in Hamilton an Stoney Creek.  All certifications are from The Canadian Red Cross Society and is valid for 3 years from the date of your CPR certification.

Naloxone training now included!
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FIRST AID, CPR, AED CERTIFICATION TRAINING IN HAMILTON AND STONEY CREEK:

Our Hamilton and Stoney Creek first aid and CPR certification academy is located at 100 James Street South, Unit 101 in Downtown Hamilton.  This convenient location is located beside Hamilton GO Centre, well serviced by Hamilton HSR.  We are proud to offer this location for residents in the Hamilton and Stoney Creek who are seeking WSIB approved first aid, CPR and AED training by the largest first aid provider in Canada, The Canadian Red Cross Society!

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ENJOY 2000 SQUARE FEET OF TRAINING SPACE

Our Hamilton / Stoney Creek CPR training facility is the largest facility we have: At 2000 square feet, there is no shortage of space!  Our Hamilton & Stoney Creek first aid & CPR certification training centre.  Enjoy a common kitchenette, and even with cubbies to keep your belongings while you learn how to save a life!

WHY CHOOSE OUR HAMILTON CPR CERTIFICATION & TRAINING CENTRE?

  • Spacious: 2000 square feet of training space!
  • Free parking (limited)!
  • Right beside Hamilton GO Centre!
  • HSR stop right at the front entrance with multiple routes!
  • Close to restaurants!
  • Certified Canadian Red Cross first aid instructors!

fall in love with our training offering:

KNOWLEDGEABLE INSTRUCTORS

All of our instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross Society. Expect nothing short of impecabble and knowledgeable training.

APPROVED AND ACCREDITED

All of our first aid and CPR courses are approved by the Workplace Safety Insurance Board of Ontario. Rest assured, your certification will be recognized anywhere in Canada!

Guarantee of best First Aid Training

AFFORDABLE PANDEMIC PRICING

We offer the best prices guaranteed! If you see another similar offering elsewhere by another Canadian Red Cross training partner, we will gladly match any rate!

BLENDED LEARNING DURING COVID

Our core first aid courses can be done either in a class, or a blended learning environment of on-line + in-class. Call us know to know more about this offering!

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THREE YEAR CERTIFICATION

Your certificate will expire three years from the date of certification. Please note that your employer and / or educational institution may require you to re-certify sooner.

COVID-19 SAFE FACILITY

We are proactive training facility to host plexiglass barrier seating, industrial sanitation using ULV foggers, and temperature control checks for all participants upon entry. Learn CPR and stay safe during the pandemic!

OUR COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF Hamilton First aid, CPR, AED, and BLS certification courses:

Here at The Academy for First Aid and Safety, we offer a wide variety of WSIB approved first aid, CPR, AED, and BLS (formerly healthcare provider) certification courses for employment and / or educational purposes.  All of our classes are taught by certified Canadian Red Cross instructors with years of experience in the field of instruction!  Don’t accept anything less than the best of the best when it comes to high quality, interactive, and fun first aid and CPR training!

WHY CHOOSE OUR HAMILTON CPR CERTIFICATION & TRAINING CENTRE?

All of our Hamilton & Stoney Creek first aid and cpr certification courses include MANDATORY AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR TRAINING

An automated external defibrillator (or AED) can greatly increases the chances of survival during a cardiac arrest well over 50% if applied as soon as possible.  For every minute that passes by, the chances of survival drop 10-12%.  All students will learn how to properly set up and deliver a high voltage shock to the body in order to restore a normal heart beat rhythm in which restores blood flow to the brain.

When you attend our first aid CPR AED certification classes in Brampton, you will become trained to confidently use an automated external defibrillator!

OPIOID OVERDOSE NALOXONE TRAINING

As of March 2021, The Academy for First Aid and Safety (under the directive from The Canadian Red Cross) will now teach Naloxone training for opioid poisonings for all CPR classes.  This includes CPR, Emergency first aid and CPR, and Standard first aid and CPR.

What is opioid poisoning?

How does it happen?  What happens in the brain?  Why are opioids so addictive?  Learn why opioid poisoning is crisis in today’s world.

> Learn more about Naloxone training:

Narcan nasal spray:

The Narcan nasal spray is currently the most widely used form of Naloxone. Learn how to use it safely and effectively. You CAN save a life!

> Learn more about Naloxone training:

What happens inside the brain?

Ever wonder how opioids affect the brain’s central nervous system?  Join one of our first aid classes now and learn how dangerous opioids can be.  Without intervention, it can lead to respiratory and/or cardiac arrest!

> Learn more about Naloxone training:

LEARN CPR FROM EXPERIENCED FIRST AID AND CPR INSTRUCTORS:

The Academy for First Aid and Safety employs only experienced Canadian Red Cross first aid and first responder instructors!  We have over a decade of experience teaching first aid, CPR, basic life support (HCP).  Rest assured, when you come to our classes, you are taught by experienced first aid and CPR first responder instructors.  Check out the video to the side, as well as the background slideshow: This was at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre during the Covid-19 pandemic in February 2021 where The Academy for First Aid and Safety was the selected vendor to teach Toronto Public Health nurses CPR and AED!  We were certainly selected as the successful vendor for a reason, and that reason is KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE!

CPR CERTIFICATION TRAINING IN HAMILTON & STONEY CREEK:

Our CPR level C certification training in Hamilton and Stoney Creek is under the guidelines of The Canadian Red Cross.  We are proud Canadian Red Cross training partners!

  • CHAPTER ONE: HISTORY OF THE RED CROSS 10:00am-10:15am

    History of The Red Cross Society: Learn about The Red Cross's rich history, their seven fundamental principals, and what they do for Canadians as well as for countries all around the world!

  • CHAPTER TWO: PREPARING TO RESPOND 10:15am-10:30am

    Preparing to respond all starts at home! From understanding the importance of having a first aid kit at home, to protecting yourself legally, and from disease transmission and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)!

  • CHAPTER THREE: CHECK, CALL, CARE! 10:30am-11:00am

    A primary survey is one of the most crucial surveys one must understand in order to deploy first aid in the most timely fashion possible! Furthermore, understanding how to perform injury checks are crucial for critical care while paramedics are being dispatched to the scene.

  • CHAPTER FOUR: CHOKING: 11:00am-11:30am

    Participants will learn to differentiate between a partial and complete blockage, and learn why it happens, how to prevent choking, and most of all, the crucial skills on how to clear the blockage.

  • CHAPTER FIVE: CIRCULATION EMERGENCIES: 11:30am-12:00pm

    Did you know that the number one cause of death in Canada is NOT Covid-19, but heart attack and stroke? Almost 70,000 Canadians die each year due to coronary artery disease. Learn how to prevent, detect, and care for heart attacks and strokes. Participants will also learn how to stop deadly bleeding through the use of medical bandages and proper use of a tourniquet.

  • LUNCH 12:00pm-12:30pm

    Take a break and relax and enjoy plenty of bench seating, an amazing lounge, and an ample restaurants to satisfy your hunger during lunch period!

  • CHAPTER SIX: CPR AND AED USE: 12:30pm-1:45PM

    This chapter is the most intensive chapter out of the entire class! Everyone will learn how to perform CPR on a patient that is not breathing, which manually pumps oxygen rich blood to the brain in the event of a cardiac arrest. Are you confident to use an automated external defibrillator to save someone's life? You definitely will after you take this class! AED use can look intimidating at first, but in the end you will realize how easy it was all along! In fact, an AED can increase a person's chances of survival well past 50%, which depends on one metric: TIME!

    As of March 2021, naloxone training is now included!

  • END OF CLASS QUIZ: 1:45PM-2:00PM

    Your quiz contains 11 questions and is multiple choice. A minimum of 75% is required to successfully pass the written quiz component of this class.


CPR WITH AED LEVEL C
(NO FIRST AID INCLUDED)

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 54
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 2 hours online + 4 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-2:00pm


CPR WITH AED LEVEL C
(RECERTIFICATION)

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 49
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 4 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-2:00pm

EMERGENCY FIRST AID & CPR CERTIFICATION TRAINING IN HAMILTON & STONEY CREEK:

Emergency first aid and CPR is wildly popular, especially for security guard training and licensing for your Ontario security guard license.  Emergency first aid and CPR covers eight core chapters of first aid, CPR and AED use!

  • CHAPTER ONE: HISTORY OF THE RED CROSS 10:00am-10:15am

    History of The Red Cross Society: Learn about The Red Cross's rich history, their seven fundamental principals, and what they do for Canadians as well as for countries all around the world!

  • CHAPTER TWO: PREPARING TO RESPOND 10:15am-10:30am

    Preparing to respond all starts at home! From understanding the importance of having a first aid kit at home, to protecting yourself legally, and from disease transmission and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)!

  • CHAPTER THREE: CHECK, CALL, CARE! 10:30am-11:00am

    A primary survey is one of the most crucial surveys one must understand in order to deploy first aid in the most timely fashion possible! Furthermore, understanding how to perform injury checks are crucial for critical care while paramedics are being dispatched to the scene.

  • CHAPTER FOUR: CHOKING: 11:00am-11:30am

    Participants will learn to differentiate between a partial and complete blockage, and learn why it happens, how to prevent choking, and most of all, the crucial skills on how to clear the blockage.

  • CHAPTER FIVE: CIRCULATION EMERGENCIES: 11:30am-12:00pm

    Did you know that the number one cause of death in Canada is NOT Covid-19, but heart attack and stroke? Almost 70,000 Canadians die each year due to coronary artery disease. Learn how to prevent, detect, and care for heart attacks and strokes. Participants will also learn how to stop deadly bleeding through the use of medical bandages and proper use of a tourniquet.

  • LUNCH 12:00pm-12:30pm

    Take a break and relax and enjoy plenty of bench seating, an amazing lounge, and an ample restaurants to satisfy your hunger during lunch period!

  • CHAPTER SIX: CPR AND AED USE: 12:30pm-1:45PM

    This chapter is the most intensive chapter out of the entire class! Everyone will learn how to perform CPR on a patient that is not breathing, which manually pumps oxygen rich blood to the brain in the event of a cardiac arrest. Are you confident to use an automated external defibrillator to save someone's life? You definitely will after you take this class! AED use can look intimidating at first, but in the end you will realize how easy it was all along! In fact, an AED can increase a person's chances of survival well past 50%, which depends on one metric: TIME!

  • CHAPTER SEVEN: BREATHING EMERGENCIES 1:45PM-2:00PM

    Participants will learn how to care for three life threatening breathing emergencies: Hyperventilation, asthma, and anaphylaxis. Generally, when it comes to asthma and anaphylaxis, you don't have much time to remedy the situation. Your main objective is to administer life threatening medication to open the airway and to make breathing much easier, through thorough use of an asthma inhaler and an epinephrine auto injector. As of March 2021, naloxone training is now included!

  • CHAPTER EIGHT: WOUND CARE 2:00PM-2:15PM

    Participants will learn how to care for various wounds. Wounds include burns from heat, burns from chemicals, burns from electricity, bruises, knocked out teeth, impaled objects, eye injuries, chest injuries, crush injuries, etc.

  • END OF CLASS QUIZ: 2:15PM-2:30PM

    Your quiz contains 20 questions and is multiple choice. A minimum of 75% is required to successfully pass the written quiz component of this class.


EMERGENCY FIRST AID CPR & AED LEVEL C WITH AED

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 77
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 4 hours online + 4.5 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-5:30pm


EMERGENCY FIRST AID CPR LEVEL C RECERTIFICATION

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 67
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 4.5 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-5:30pm

STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR CERTIFICATION TRAINING IN HAMILTON AND STONEY CREEK:

Standard first aid and CPR certification in Brampton is the highest level of first aid training and CPR training one can receive.  It totals thirteen comprehensive chapters of first aid, CPR, AED training for your Standard first aid certification:

  • ALL CHAPTERS IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AND CPR 10:00AM-2:30PM

    History of The Red Cross Society: Learn about The Red Cross's rich history, their seven fundamental principals, and what they do for Canadians as well as for countries all around the world!

  • BREAK 2:30PM-2:50PM

    Break

  • CHAPTER NINE: HEAD, NECK, AND SPINE INJURIES: 2:50PM-3:05PM

    Staying still is the number one priority when it comes to a head, neck, and spine injury. Participants will also learn "the approach" which is a strategic approach to help someone in the event of such injury. This chapter also goes more in depth, touching base on concussions to the head: How to identify one and how to care for a concussion.

  • CHAPTER TEN: BONE, MUSCLE, AND JOINT INJURIES: 3:05PM-4:00PM

    Participants will learn how to immobilize an injury, such as a sprain, strain, dislocation, and/or fracture through the use of splints and slings. We are proud to still teach this chapter during Covid-19 through the use of artificial full body mannequins, as opposed to contact with another participant. Stay safe, and still learn these crucial hands on skills!

  • CHAPTER ELEVEN: SUDDEN MEDICAL EMERGENCIES 4:00PM-4:15PM

    Do you know the crucial steps on how to care for someone suffering from a diabetic emergency? Or how about a seizure? Would you know how to substitute glucose tablets if these tablets were not available? You will when you learn chapter 11!

  • CHAPTER TWELVE: ENVIRONMENTAL ILLNESSES: 4:15PM-4:30PM

    Heat exhaustion / stroke, and frostbite / hypothermia is the main focus for this chapter. Learn how to bring the temperature of the body back to normal levels trough a series of crucial protocols.

  • CHAPTER THIRTEEN: POISONS: 4:30PM-5:10PM

    There are many ways someone can get poisoned: Through inhaled to a snake or spider bite, the scenarios can get quite scary! We are proud to now offer opioid awareness training, which teaches participants how to detect an opioid overdose, and how to administer naloxone, both through injection and through the nose.

  • END OF CLASS QUIZ: 5:10PM-5:30PM

    Your quiz contains 30 questions and is multiple choice. A minimum of 75% is required to successfully pass the written quiz component of this class.


STANDARD FIRST AID CPR & AED LEVEL C WITH AED

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 109
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 7 hours online + 8 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-5:30pm


STANDARD FIRST AID CPR LEVEL C RECERTIFICATION

100 JAMES STREET SOUTH, UNIT 101
$ 99
99

  • Naloxone training now included!
  • 7-8 hours in class
  • Canadian Red Cross certification
  • 3 year expiry date
  • 10:00am-5:30pm
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