To be eligible to receive your Ontario Security Guard License, you must have completed at minimum, Emergency Level First Aid & CPR. This course is completed in-class, not online.
Our one-day Emergency First Aid and CPR training course accounts for 6.5 hours of the 40 hours required for Ontario Security Guard Training Course. The other 33.5hrs are completed online (Security Guard Course). Our First Aid course include CPR level C, and 3 year certification cards are issued on the same day. This course is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and meets all the of Ontario Health and Safety (OHS) regulations for Basic First Aid. All students who complete the First Aid training and CPR course will receive the Canadian Red Cross First Aid and CPR Manual Certification card which is valid for three years.
As a security guard, your duty is to respond to emergency medical situations that occur wherever you are working. This means that you are often first on scene to assess a situation and call 911 if required.
Our Emergency First Aid and CPR training course will teach you how to respond to those in need of immediate medical attention. First aid and CPR is an integral part of the security guard training course, and can be critical to saving someone’s life before paramedics arrive. By completing our course, you will learn the necessary First Aid and CPR skills to provide emergency medical attention. You will be able to respond accordingly when someone is going into cardiac arrest, choking, slips or falls, as well as deal with other emergencies such as bleeding, anaphylactic shock, and bandaging wounds.
A detailed breakdown of the of the emergency First Aid training course content includes:
- Preparing to respond
- The EMS system
- Check, call, care
- Airway emergencies
- Breathing and circulation emergencies
- First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
- Wound care
- Written exam
Students interested in taking the emergency First Aid and CPR course should consult the updated schedule on the Heart2Heart, and then purchase it from Security Guard Course’s online course list on the main menu. Once you’ve purchased the course, simply email us at email@example.com with the date and location you wish to attend. We will book it for you and email you the confirmation. Once you complete the class and receive your First Aid Certificate, you will then email a copy to Security Guard Course, and we will upload it to Serco in order to issue your Training Completion Number and exam booking instructions.