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St. John Ambulance has been ensuring the health, safety and quality of life for Canadians for well over 125 years. St. John Ambulance offers the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art first aid and CPR training programs for the workplace, the home and the community.
  • St. John Ambulance is Canada’s premier first aid training organization.
  • WSIB recommended First Aid and CPR courses
  • Standard and Emergency First Aid and CPR courses offered weekly
 Our training programs include:


CPR & AED Courses
Specialized training focuses on skills needed to save a life. Respiratory and cardiac emergencies happen quickly. Even if you don’t have a lot of time, you have time for these programs. Choose from these courses offering skills to help adults, children and infants.

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
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Pre-Hospital & Healthcare Courses
We provide first aid and CPR training designed to prepare pre-hospital and health care professionals for the challenges ahead. Programs meet provincial and federal requirements for initial training and ongoing recertification.
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We provide a comprehensive suite of training programs developed to ensure full compliance with federal and provincial legislation in each of the provinces and territories. Some courses are available in online or blended learning options. Check out these courses for the one that meets your needs.
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Emergency & First Aid Courses
We provide nationally recognized training programs developed in accordance with international (ILCOR) guidelines. St John Ambulance offers a wide range of first aid programs ensuring there is one just right for you. Check out these courses for everything you need to know to help save lives, at work, home and play.
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Specialized Industry Courses
We provide first aid training programs specifically developed to meet unique workplace regulations and requirements. Targeted programs are available for aviation, marine, mining, forestry, oil and gas and law enforcement environments.
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Family, Children & Youth Courses
Make first aid training a family affair! St. John Ambulance offers training for the young and the young at heart. Check out these programs to find courses for elementary school students, potential babysitters as well as certificate and non-certificate courses for the rest of the family.
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Instructor Development
To help maintain our high national standards, our instructors complete a comprehensive curriculum including instructional techniques and specific content related orientation. Candidates are monitored in the classroom before being qualified to instruct unassisted.

Our commitment to quality in the teaching environment means our Instructors regularly participate in workshops and programs designed to maintain current skills and build new areas of expertise. All St John Ambulance Instructors have fulfilled national screening requirements.
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Personal Development
If your interests are varied – so are our courses. We offer a variety of courses adapted to various environments and settings to ensure you gain the applicable skills and knowledge for providing care to others.
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Pet First Aid Courses
Did you know that first aid skills and knowledge specific to cats and dogs exist and can save your pet’s life in case of illness or injury? The St. John Ambulance pet first aid course provides the knowledge and skills needed to respond safely and efficiently if your pet gets sick or injured – you can save your pet’s life. You will learn and practice resuscitation techniques like CPR and choking, and also learn how to prevent your pet from becoming seriously sick or injured by pet proofing your home.
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Online Courses
Online training reduces your time away from work, has lower training costs, and you can learn at your own pace. We offer a variety of courses online for your convenience.

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*Proceeds from our training programs support services for seniors, youth, and the community.