This is the ONLY course in Ontario instructed by an RYA Yachtmaster.


Basic two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada as outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.  Designed for any person who wants to obtain a rating certificate, endorsement, or a Master or Chief Mate limited certification, and for those providing first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near-coastal voyage, class 2, or on a vessel on sheltered waters. 


  • Standard First Aid – level C

  • Rescue and transport of a person

  • Rescue in enclosed spaces
    *Additional content may be included based on requirements of jurisdiction


• Media presentations
• Skills demonstration and practice
• Workplace-specific scenarios
• Knowledge development exercises
• Class discussions and Q&A


  • Duration: 16 hours

  • Cost: $145

  • 10% discount for groups of 10 or more

  • Red Cross Certificate valid for 3 years

  • RE-CERTIFICATION: Not permitte4


Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual.
In addition to the Canadian Red Cross certification (valid 3 years), participants are issued a Training Certificate produced on behalf of Transport Canada, valid according to Transport Canada guidelines.

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Health Precautions is dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of all participants in our courses. The physical activity involved in a First aid/CPR course should not pose a health concern, however, there are individuals who may find the physical activities in a course challenging. Before you participate, we recommend you consult with your physician if you have any of the following:

• A history of heart attack or other heart conditions
• Respiratory problems (i.e. asthma)
• Pregnancy
• Bone or joint injuries

The course involves activities such as:

• Kneeling on the ground and compressing the chest of a manikin
• Lying and rolling on the ground
• Working with partners for choking procedures, bandaging and splinting

 Participants may choose to bring a blanket or cushion to kneel or lay on during skills performances. First Aid and CPR courses require 100% participation by the student in order to receive a Red Cross certificate. If you are unable to physically participate to receive certification, we still invite you to attend, observe and participate when you can. is a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner. We teach the latest standards in CPR and First Aid, meeting federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR training.