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National Capital First Aid

COVID-19 UPDATE:
In person training is being offered as scheduled with reduced class sizes and precautions in place. Please note that all public courses offered for the foreseeable future will be offered in a blended learning format (knowledge component online followed by a shorter in person skills class).
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We are Red Cross instructors with medical backgrounds and deep-rooted passions for teaching First Aid.

We offer award-winning, quality, accessible, and reliable First Aid courses to private groups, students, the general public and corporate clients.

Corporate and private courses are available in French as well as English.

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What Our Students are Saying

  • Skylar DonaghyStandard First Aid, October 2017

    My experience was amazing. Everything was explained very well. It was always interesting and great stories were shared. Thank you for everything!

  • Maggie- Josh B.Carleton University Standard First Aid February 2019

    Great Job  Jennifer & Kathaleen! Highly recommend NCFA!

  • Tiffany L. JohnsonPublic First Aid Course Ottawa January 2019

    I took the Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C with Gail and I enjoyed every minute of it. It was a very interactive and hands on class, our instructor delivered the information with enthusiasm and was extremely knowledgeable about the material being presented. She allowed us to ask questions and give our own accounts of emergency situations that we have individually encountered and was just so pleasant to work with. The real life scenarios we played out showed us just how fast things can go from calm to chaotic and how we must be able to react quickly and remain calm. I totally loved the experience and would encourage anyone to take this course.

  • Pam PilonFirst Aid for Parents Course

    My training came in handy 2 weeks after I completed this course. My son started choking, he turned blue and passed out. I am happy that I knew what to do!

  • Watts/Jorgenson FamiliesPrivate First Aid for Parents, November 2016

    This course was excellent! Jen did a great job of commanding the room and presenting the material in a clear and concise manner. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is expecting a child.

  • Momentum Business Law EmployeeJune 2016

    I have never taken a CPR course before but this was so easy that I wish I would have done it sooner! Great course, great time, great skills!

  • Pascale BerubeFirst Aid for Parents, January 2017

    Thank you for giving the class!! We learned a lot and I am really glad to have participated!! You are a great teacher and I found that the content covered within the 2h was more than i had expected! You are to the point, clear and easy to follow. Overall I'd give this session a 10/10.

  • Algonquin College StudentStandard First Aid and CPR October 2019

    " Gail's class was super awesome.  We learned some of the very important things one needs to know in a very fun and comfortable environment.  I would definitely recommend it to a friend."

  • ALEXANDRA ReanoCorporate First Aid Training at Cuso International

    The blended first aid training super good, the online session was very interactive and the practical session was great as we practiced various scenarios that built our confidence.

  • CandaceFirst Aid For Parents October 2019

    " We had Paula teach the First Aid for Parents class last night. She did a great job and was so helpful with answering questions. We were a group of home daycare providers and new parents.  A great course for anyone dealing with little ones, and a great refresher for people that have taken a complete first aid course. "