Posted & filed under First Responder Certification.

Date: May 5th, 2017 @ 12:00pm America/Toronto to May 7th, 2017 @ 6:00pm America/Toronto
Location: Toronto, ON
SPC First Responder RecertCAD$450.00
Plus applicable provincial taxes.
SPC First Responder Recert with manualCAD$550.00
Plus applicable provincial taxes.



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This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (first 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, bleeds, fractures)

• 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: $525 (plus tax); Recertification: $405 (plus tax); Recertification with new manual: $505 (plus tax)

Non-member Fees: Full Course: $580 (plus tax); Recertification: $450 (plus tax); Recertification with new manual: $550 (plus tax)

New SPC Student Members: Full Course: $510 (plus tax); Recertification: $385 (plus tax); Recertification with new manual: $485 (plus tax) 

*To be eligible for the student fee, you must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary program and be a student member of SPC.

All participants will receive a pocket CPR mask during the course. Manuals are provided to Full Course participants only.

Recertification participants are required to bring the manual from their previous course. If you require a new manual, please select the Recertification with new manual option.

Meal and refreshments are not provided.

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, April 30 , 2017 *Register early – space is limited.

Cancellation fee is $100 accepted for any cancellation made up to two weeks prior to course, after which point no refund is granted.

Course Dates & Times:

Friday, May 5, 2017: 12:00PM – 8:30PM 

Saturday, May 6, 2017: 8:30AM- 6:00PM 

Sunday, May 7, 2017: 8:30AM- 6:00PM

*Course time may vary at instructor’s discretion

*Recertification will take place on Friday & Saturday of this course

Course Location:

Rehabilitation Sciences Building

University of Toronto

Toronto, ON