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CRC: Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI)

Canadian Red Cross: Fundamentals of an Instructor (FOI)

Description: First Aid Instructors support the delivery of our First Aid course. Candidates will develop competencies in facilitating step-by-step as well as case-based learning, and how to support learners in understanding how to help someone in the event of an emergency.

Audience: Course is adaptable to all audiences (People working with youth, Workplace, Professional Responder, etc.)

Duration:* Classroom - 16 hours - 8:30am - 4:30 pm x 2 days *(Time dependant on the fluid nature of the course and experience of the attendees)

Instructor: Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor Trainer


• 18 years of age (recommended)

• Standard First Aid w/ CPR Level C & AED (2 day course): CLICK HERE AND REGISTER TODAY!

Completion: Successfully participate in 100% of the 16 hour in-class course.

*There is no evaluation component for the classroom-based course.

Certification: Once course is complete, participant would be ready to take the 3-year certification as a Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor (FAI)

Participant Materials:

• Fundamentals of Instruction - Instructor Workbook (Will be provided at the course)

Course Content:

Fundamentals of Instruction (Day 1):

• Foundations of Being an Instructor

• Lesson Planning

• Types of Learning

• Learning Considerations

• Preparing for your Classroom

• Creating a Safe Learning Environment

• Starting a Course & Maintaining A Safe Learing Environment

Fundamentals of Instruction (Day 2):

• Instructional Techniques - Part I

• Instructional Techniques - Part II

• Simulations

• Communication

• Conflict Resolution

• Assessing & Evaluating Participants & Closing a Course

• Post-Course Tasks & Responsibilities

• Teaching Experience - First Aid Programs

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