Standard First Aid Course

Standard First Aid is one of the most popular and comprehensive first aid courses offered by St Mark James. This course includes CPR level “C” which involves CPR rescues on adult, child and infant victims. Standard first aid also includes training in the use of an automated external defibrillator. This  course encompasses all of the first aid taught in emergency first aid, however, it involves and additional amount of training in first aid scenarios. This course is a 16 hour course which is typically completed within two days. Some locations offer an option to complete the course in 4 days. Register for a standard St Mark James first aid class in Saskatoon. Our Canadian St Mark James training providers are located in Surrey, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Winnipeg. Visit our locations page for more information.

Learning CPR on Manikin
Learn how to do CPR and practise on using an AED trainer by enrolling in St Mark James first aid courses.

Standard first aid course content includes:

  • CPR level “C” or CPR level HCP (Candidates can opt for CPR HCP training at some locations)
  • St Mark James
  • Check, Call and Care system.
  • Principles of first aid
  • Legal implications of first aid
  • Self protection
  • Activating EMS
  • Scene assessment
  • Management of Bystanders
  • AED training.
  • Respiratory emergencies including asthma, hyperventilation, anaphylaxis and aspiration.
  • Shock
  • Major Bleeding
  • Heart Attack and Angina
  • Stroke
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Facial Injury
  • Burns (1st, 2nd and 3rd degree)
  • Abdominal & Chest injury
  • Bone & Joint Injury
  • Head & Spinal Injury
  • Environmental Injury (includes hypothermia, heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat stroke)
  • Seizures
  • Poisonings
  • Diabetic Emergency
  • Land Carries
  • Critical incident response management

Length of the Course: 

The length of the Standard first aid course is 16 hours.


The cost of the course is 130.00 dollars. The cost includes St Mark James certification fee, first aid manual and all applicable taxes.

Location and Registration:

To register for a course select the location of your choosing from the selection below or from the side bar. We have convenient, educational, affordable and entertaining standard first aid courses in your neighbourhood.