Apex Performance Centre

CPR & First Aid Courses

The Apex Centre is an authorized training partner of the Canadian Red Cross. Courses are open to the public. In addition, we arrange special classes for school groups, including SHSM-specific courses as well as sports teams, and will arrange corporate on-site training on request. Call us for details.

Standard First Aid Recertification

Standard First Aid
$150

  • Duration: 14 – 16 hours (flexible scheduling hours)
  • Provides 3 year certification in Standard First Aid – Level A, C or BLS and AED
  • Requires 100% attendance, skills demonstration and 75% passing grade on written test
  • Re-certification: 6 – 8 hours Cost: $90.00 + HST

Course Content

  • All content included in Emergency First Aid Course
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons

Take Home Material Provided

  • Certification card (wall mounted certificate available)

Emergency First Aid
$100

  • Duration: 6.5 – 8 hours (flexible scheduling hours)
  • Provides 3 year certification in Emergency First Aid – Level A, C or HCP and AED
  • Requires 100% attendance, skills demonstration and 75% passing grade on written test
  • Re-certification: 4 – 6 hours Cost: $65.00

Course Content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulatory emergencies
  • First aid skills for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care

Take Home Material Provided

  • Certification card (wall mounted certificate available)

First Responder
$550

  • 40 hours (flexible scheduling hours)
  • Prerequisites: CPR Level C
  • 3 year certification in Frist Responder, CPR Level HCP and AED
  • Requires 100% attendance, skills demonstration, 80% passing grade
  • Re-certification – 20 hours (flexible hours) – includes CPR Level HCP
  • Re-certification Cost – $350 + HST

Course Content

  • All content included in Standard First Aid
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • >Oxygen Administration
  • Cervical Collars, Spinal Boards and KEDs
  • Special Populations and Situations

Take Home Material Provided

  • Emergency Care Manual
  • Emergency Care Work Book
  • Certification Card

David McKinty

David has diplomas in both kinesiology and sports injury management, as well being a certified athletic therapist. He is also an Authorized Provider for The Canadian Red Cross. David has been teaching CPR and First Aid Courses as well as First Responder for over 10 years. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf.