Basic Life Support (HCP) Level CPR/AED

Designed to build participant confidence in performing advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, provide Basic Life Support (Health Care Provider) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. This is the new training required by most students and health care professionals who previously required CPR/AED Level 'HCP.' See course content below.

AUDIENCE: In-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices, etc.), pre-hospital care groups (fire department, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, first responders, search and rescue, etc.).

COURSE CONTENT: Content includes legal issues including consent, advanced directives, and abandonment; Assisted ventilation using a variety of resuscitation masks and BVM's (Bag Valve Masks); High-performance CPR with AEDs including 2-person and team CPR, brachial pulse checks, responder fatigue, and blood loss concerns; Choking and airway obstructions, Trauma response; Opiod overdose response including naloxone care; Six rights of medication; Post-cardiac arrest care in return of spontaneous circulation patients, including providing manual suction and knowing when supplemental oxygen is needed; High performance team communication including closed-loop communication, respect, and designated roles; and post-event debriefing. See a printable pdf information sheet attached for further details.

COURSE: Basic Life Support (HCP) Level CPR/AED Certification

CERTIFICATION: Certification is valid for 1 year. Recertifications may be completed every consecutive year so long as training remains within the expiry date.


  • Successfully demonstrate all skill competencies
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course


Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook), BLS Certificates (wall, wallet with free option to laminated copy), Classroom copy of the Basic Life Support Field Manual to borrow during course, Record of Training for Employers (available upon request).


  • $90 + HST
  • Group rates available for minimum of 6 participants.

SCHEDULE: 9am to 1:00pm (includes written knowledge evaluation time). Two short breaks are provided throughout the training session.

MULTIPLE CERTIFICATIONS/BUNDLE OPTION: Combine three separate certifications into one day of training for a more cost effective option: Basic Life Support (HCP) + Airway Management + Oxygen Therapy. Ideal for nursing students, professional responders, PSW's and more! Find more information attached.

  • $190 +HST for three certification bundle: BLS full certification, Oxygen Therapy Certification, and Airway Management Certification (BLS(HCP) + OT + AM). Visit bundle course page for details.

TO REGISTER: Registrations can be made online by choosing one of the following course dates below and reserving a spot. You'll be required to pay to confirm your registration, or have an invoice prepared if you are attending on behalf of a company. If you prefer to speak to someone or have any further questions about which course option is right for you, please contact our Training Coordinator by email or by phone 705-526-3853. We are available during office hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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