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Date: June 11th, 2022 @ 1:00am America/Toronto to June 13th, 2022 @ 6:00am America/Toronto
Location: Calgary, AB

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.


In accordance with CPA / SPC in-person event hosting guidelines, participants must be fully vaccinated

Dates/Times (may be subject to change)
Friday, June 10 | 13h00 – 20h00 (FULL Course Only)
Saturday, June 11| 9h00 – 17h30 (Full & Re-Cert)
Sunday, June 12 | 9h00 – 17h30 (Full & Re-Cert)

Edge School for Athletes
33055 Township Road 250
Calgary, AB
T3Z 1L4

To Register click HERE

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

Further information, including an introduction to your Course Instructor will be emailed to shortly.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made prior to Monday, May 30th will receive a full refund, minus a $75 administration fee.
Cancellations made on or after Tuesday, May 31st will NOT receive a full refund.