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Date: January 14th, 2023 @ 6:00am America/Toronto to January 16th, 2023 @ 6:00am America/Toronto

This is a 2 or 3-day lecture and practical course (2 days for those requiring recertification only) that meets the requirements of the Canadian Red Cross Society and Sport Physiotherapy Canada for First Responder Certification.

The examples/scenarios used will be sport-specific to enhance the learning of all participants with regard to event coverage situations (whether planning to challenge the SPC Certificate/Diploma exams or not). At the end of the course, the participant:

  • Complete a standardized written exam to meet national Canadian Red Cross standards
  • Have an enhanced ability to respond to emergency situations on-site (ie: head injuries and bleeds)
  • Be trained to use oxygen and an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Be able to transfer players onto spinal boards effectively (including rolls)

*Please note that First Responder Certification must be renewed every 3 years*


To receive the SPC Membership rate, please register with the same email / name used for your CPA Membership account.


Course Fees:

SPC MembersFull Course: $565 (plus tax); Recertification: $440 (plus tax);
Non-member Fees: Full Course: $645 (plus tax); Recertification: $520 (plus tax);

All participants will receive a pocket CPR mask during the course.
Meal and refreshments are not provided.

Daily Schedule
Friday, January 13 | 13h00 – 20h00 (FULL Course Only)
Saturday, January 14 | 8h00 – 18h00 (Full & Re-Cert)
Sunday, January 15 | 8h00 – 16h00 (Full & Re-Cert)

Envision Physio – False Creek
672 Leg In Boot Square
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 4B4

Harry Toor

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made prior to Thursday, January 5th 11:59 pm PST will receive a full refund, minus a $75 administration fee
Cancellations made on or after Friday, January 6th will NOT receive a full refund.