The American Heart Association states that you are most likely to provide first aid and / or CPR for life threatening emergencies to a loved one. Would you know what to do if a friend or family member is having a serious medical emergency? By enrolling in first aid training with Mississauga First Aid you will learn the latest standards and techniques by provided by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation and approved through the Ontario Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB). Whether the skills can be used for major accidents or minor injuries at home, it is good to have basic knowledge in managing emergency situations. First aid training in Mississauga First Aid is the largest, most experienced provider in the area and offers a variety of courses for the cheap rates. Popular courses include The class schedules are very flexible, with private programs also available. Visit the Mississauga First Aid homepage for more details and to view all available courses, dates and times.
Easy, hassle-free sign up
Prospective students can choose one of the following to sign up for a program:
- E-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org
- Homepage: www.firstaidcprmississauga.ca
- Telephone call: 1-888-870-7002
- Walk ins (during business hours only)
The Mississauga First Aid staff will be sure to help you with your requests and application. Prepare to settle your fees before starting training. This separates this provider from others in the city – all fees are paid for during sign up so students don’t have to worry about additional expenses while training. Total fees include:
- Registration with Ontario WSIB
- Training manuals
Refunds Because all fees are paid in full before training starts, students worry about refunds in the case of drop out. Just inform the staff at least three days before you drop out of the program to receive full reimbursement.
Typical Participants of First Aid and CPR Training Programs
The following are the typical candidates that attend first aid and CPR training programs in Mississauga
- Oil and Gas Workers
- Construction Workers
- Health Care Professionals
- Security Guards
- Police Officers
- Government Employees
- Fitness workers
- Personal Trainers
- Community Centre Employees
These are just a sample of individuals that attend training programs with Mississauga First Aid in order to receive Ontario WSIB awards.
Overview on training
First aid and CPR The standard first aid program runs for two days, 14-16 hours long. Scheduling is really flexible; students can sign up for evening and weekend classes. The core curriculum covers a comprehensive list of first aid topics, such as but not limited to:
- EMS system (emergency medical services)
- ABC injuries (airway, breathing, circulation)
- Cardiac arrest
- Wound care
- Head and spine injuries
- Bone and muscle injuries
Stand-alone CPR-only classes are also available. There are three levels, all three inclusive of adult CPR and automated external defibrillation (AED) training. A and C are for first time trainees, the former only teaching adult CPR while the latter teaches both adult and pediatric CPR. HCP is for health care providers. Certificates Once a student completes the requirements (attendance, written exam, and skill performance), he or she receives a 3-year Ontario WSIB approved certificate card. The card is wallet sized but wall-mount certificates can be requested. Remember to enrol in a recertification program before the card expires because Mississauga First Aid doesn’t renew expired certification. Recertification for first aid is 6-8 hours long, twice a week. CPR recertification is 4 hours long (only available for C and HCP). Private classes Students can also book instructors for special training at home – private training. Instructors are also available for events like seminars and conferences. Events like this are usually booked by companies and schools.
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