Standard First Aid

Standard First Aid Courses (SFA) is a comprehensive two-day course that provides the skills required for life-saving first aid, CPR, and skills for emergencies at home or in a workplace. SFA include a CPR and AED certification.


Course Time: minimum 16 hours scheduling, requiring 100% attendance; recertification requiring 8 hours

Prerequisite for this course: none

Certification: The FR course provides a three year certification; CPR A or C

Manuals: First Aid and CPR Manual and appropriate addenda


An SFA Course includes the following content:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons


Training Guidelines – Standard First Aid