This course is designed for candidates who wish to deliver Canadian Red Cross Professional Responder courses or Wilderness & Remote First Aid courses. Course content focuses on instructional techniques, including designing and supporting scenarios, organizing courses, and how to support dynamic, learner-centred classroom environments. Through our Instructor Development Centres, Instructors are supported with state-of-the-art instructional tools to help them customize the learning environment to the various provincial, industry and personal learning needs of the participants.


Certifications are valid for three years. Certification will correspond to the candidate’s completion of the pathway components, and in accordance with the courses they wish to teach. This may include the following:

  • Basic Life Support Instructor (certified to teach BLS, AM and OT)
  • First Responder Instructor (certified to teach BLS, AM, OT, MAFA, and FR)
  • Emergency Medical Responder Instructor (certified to teach BLS, AM, OT, FR, EMR, AFA, and MAFA)
  • Remote First Aid Instructor (RFAI) - certified to teach Remote First Aid
  • Wilderness First Aid Instructor (WFAI) - certified to teach Remote First Aid and Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder Instructor (WFRI) - certified to teach Remote First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, Oxygen Therapy, Airway Management, Basic Life Support and First Responder


Must be 18 years of age

Have completed the Canadian Red Cross Fundamentals of Instruction. Click here for available dates.

Proof of participant-level certification in the discipline-specific course that candidate is desiring certification. For example, BLSI candidates require a BLS, AM and OT certification; FRI candidates require a FR certification, EMRI candidates require an EMR certification; RFAI candidates require a RFA certification; WFAI candidates require a WFA certification, WFRI candidates require a WFR certification.

Skill Evaluation before the course date


$400.00 plus GST, PST, and materials


*Course prices do not include materials and shipping costs.  These materials will vary depending on the discipline-specific course. 


Please click on a course date to register.

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