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Date: October 22nd, 2021 from 5:00pm to8:00pm 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*


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, October 22 | 13h00 – 20h00 (FULL Course Only)
Saturday, October 23 | 8h00 – 18h00 (Full & Re-Cert)
Sunday, October 24 | 8h00 – 16h00 (Full & Re-Cert)

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

To Register click HERE

Registration Deadline: Space is limited: first come first served . Deadline Tuesday September 14th, 2021.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made prior to Sunday, October 17th 11:59 pm <DT will receive a full refund, minus a $50 administration fee

Cancellations made on or after Monday, October 18th 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.