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Date: November 5th, 2021 @ 1:00pm America/Toronto to November 7th, 2021 @ 4:00pm America/Toronto
Location: Vancouver, BC

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*


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, November 5 | 13h00 – 20h00 (FULL Course Only)
Saturday, November 6 | 8h00 – 18h00 (Full & Re-Cert)
Sunday, November 7| 8h00 – 16h00 (Full & Re-Cert)

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

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

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made prior to Sunday, October 31st11:59 pm PST will receive a full refund, minus a $75 administration fee

Cancellations made on or after Monday, November 1st will NOT receive a full refund.

*Course time may vary and will be confirmed in the pre-course registration email. Please note that dates and details are still subject to change due to the pandemic.