CPR Level “A” Renewal Courses
The CPR level “A” recertification course is designed for candidates looking to renew their previous CPR “A” certification. This course will focus on areas and topics in which candidates need improvement. Candidates will also renew all the skills learned in the original certification course as well as any new changes brought in by ICLOR and the AHA. Candidates that successfully complete this course will receive a workplace-approved CPR level “A” certificate that is nationally accredited and valid for 3 years. Course content meets government and legislative standards for your area. Re-certification course includes re-certification and training in automated external defibrillators (AED).
Prerequisites For CPR level “A”:
Prior to registering for a CPR level “A” Re-Certification course candidates must meet a number of requirements. The following is a list of prerequisites for candidates wanting to take a re-cert course:
1. To be eligible for a CPR “A” re-certification course candidates must have a previous CPR level “A” certification card, or higher, from a credible provider. Check below for a list of credible providers.
Credible Providers include:
- Lifesaving Society
- St Mark James
- St. Johns Ambulance
- Heart & Stroke Foundation
- SAFE First Aid.
2. the Previous certificate must be awarded within Canada to be eligible for a re-certification course. Certificates are nationally accredited, not internationally. Candidates with certificates from countries other than Canada must re-take the full course in Canada to have a valid certificate.
3. Candidates must have taken a full course or a re-certification course within the past 3 years. If it has been more than 3 years since the past course candidates must re-take the full/original course.
If candidates do not meet all of the previously mentioned re-certification requirements they are not eligible for a CPR level “A” re-certification.
CPR level “A” Re-Certification Course Length:
The length of the course is approximately 3-4 hours in length varies depending on the province and skill level of the candidates.
We proudly offer CPR level “A” and AED re-certification courses throughout Canada. We have training centers in Vancouver, Surrey, Victoria, Kelowna, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Hamilton, and Ottawa. We partner with only the highest quality workplace-approved training providers in Canada.
The cost of a CPR “A” renewal course ranges depending on location. The fees charged by our training partners vary from 25 to 40 dollars. Advertised course fee includes workplace-approved re-certification fees and taxes.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a nationally accredited workplace-approved certificate. A CPR certificate is valid for 3 years. Candidates may be required to re-certify at an earlier date based on employer or school policy. Check with your school or employer to determine the re-certification policies they have in place.
To Register for a CPR “A” recertification course select your location from one of the menus to be directed to one of our workplace-approved training providers in your region. We only partner with the highest quality providers throughout Canada.