What is an ambassador?
After becoming an instructor, you can either chose to teach on your own, or become an ambassador with us. Being an ambassador means that we find classes/clients, book rooms, and pay for materials, and you simply sign on to your portal and register to reach a class.
How much money can I make as an instructor?
We pay our ambassador instructors $27/hour. For a typical 2 day First Aid course, this amounts to $486, as we also pay for an hour of set up and tare down. Our ambassadors are classified as consultants, and therefore for get paid by cheque once a class is complete.
If I use First Aid/CPR on someone, am I liable?
The Good Samaritan Act protects a rescuer against legal action who voluntarily provides assistance to an injured individual. This act is applicable in all province. Using your knowledge as a provider of First Aid/CPR is still optional in all provinces except Quebec, where you must do all that is safely possible to help out another person.
Can I hurt someone while doing CPR?
CPR would hurt! But you have to remember that the only reason you are doing this because someone does not have a pulse and this is a life-saving action. Rest- assured that is the person was conscious, they would not let you continue!
What if I do CPR wrong?
Remember that bad CPR is better than no CPR. When you activate 9-1-1, the dispatcher can help guide you through the steps. If an AED is present, most of them will also walk you through the steps/
What is the difference between the Heartsaver, First Aid, BLS, and ALS courses?
The Heart Saver and First Aid courses are intended for the general public. The Heartsaver course is _____hours long and focuses primary on resuscitation, while First Aid is a two day course that covers all first aid emergencies including resuscitation such as bleeds, breaks, burns, poisoning, and more.
BLS (Basic Life Support) and ALS (Advanced Life Support) are for medical professionals only and cover more in-depth scenarios.
How long is my certification valid for?
First Aid certifications are valid for 3 years before a recertification is needed. BLS (Basic Life Support) courses must be done annually, and ALS (Advanced Life Support) need to be recertified every two years.
Train your staff with a corporate First Aid Class and equip your staff with confidence and peace of mind.
Corporate First Aid
Participants in our first aid course learn the necessary skills to save a life. Our instructors can even emphasize topics that are most relevant to your workplace
Who benefits from first aid classes?
Whether you are playing sports, babysitting, driving your car, working, or meeting a friend for coffee, a first aid emergency can happen anywhere.
Make sure you feel confident and prepared to handle whatever comes at you
First Aid Course
The Heart and Stroke Advantage
When you teach with us, you will be able to:
Earn an income. Our course flexibility allows you to chose when you want to teach, making it easy to do on the side.
Teach anywhere in Canada. Heart & Stroke instructor certifications are recognized nationwide
Access local support right here in New Brunswick through the Resuscitation Program Manager, and the First Aid Training Coordinator
Access the most up-to-date curriculums, teaching techniques and course materials, including:
video-based learning, instructor manuals, lesson plans and learning aids
a range of print and online learning materials
blended learning course options
the latest Canadian guidelines, set by Heart & Stroke
Focus on teaching. We make it easy for you to take care of administration and tracking of courses through our resuscitation portal, allowing you to focus on what matters … teaching!
Make a difference in New Brunswick. All of the proceeds from our courses stay in New Brunswick and are reinvested into areas such as research and programming.