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Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between CPR Level A, CPR Level C, and BLS?


CPR Level A: Includes CPR and AED training for adults only CPR Level C: Includes CPR and AED training for adults, children, and babies. BLS: CPR training geared towards health care providers and first responders. It includes CPR/AED training for adults, children, infants, use of Bag Valve Mask, 2-person CPR and so on.




Is BLS same as CPR HCP?


BLS training replaces CPR HCP.




How long is the BLS Provider certification valid for?


BLS Provider certification is valid for one year.




How long is the Standard First Aid and Emergency First Aid certification valid for?


Standard First Aid Training and Emergency First Aid certification is valid for three years.




Is your training certification accepted by employers, colleges, and universities?


We are authorised providers for Heart and Stroke Foundation, and training partners with Canadian Red Cross. Depending on the training you complete, your certification will either be from Heart and Stroke Canada or Canadian Red Cross. These certifications are recognised and accepted by different employers, colleges, and universities.




My BLS provider certification has expired, what can I do to recertify?


You have few options to recertify a. Complete a BLS Provider Blended training b. Complete a BLS prerequisite challenge on the Heart and Stroke website and then
attend a BLS renewal training. You can find the prerequisite challenge at cpr.heartandstroke.ca c. Complete a BLS full course.




My first aid certification has expired, can I still take a renewal course?


No. You will have to take the full course. You may also choose to complete blended first aid training.




Do I have to come to class to complete the training?


In order to receive your certification, you must attend the in-class training. You may choose to complete a blended training, where you can complete a portion of the training online at your own pace and then attend the in-class session to receive your final certification. The online portion covers the theoretical portion of the training, and the in-class component focuses on the physical skills.




Can I take First Aid Training without the CPR portion?


No. All First Aid Training includes a CPR component.




I have a current CPR certification from a different organisation, but I require a BLS provider from Heart and Stroke; do I have to take the full course again?


Not necessarily, you have few options: a. Complete a BLS Provider Blended training b. Complete a BLS prerequisite challenge on the Heart and Stroke website and then attend a BLS renewal training. You can find the prerequisite challenge at cpr.heartandstroke.ca c. Complete a BLS full course.




Can I complete training online?


Yes, you can choose our blended learning option. You will be required to complete a portion of the training online at your own pace and then come to class on the scheduled date to complete the in-class portion of the training.




I have a group that needs training, can you accommodate us?


Yes, we can accommodate your request and provide training to your group. We also provide group rate pricing for groups of more than eight. Please call us at 780.232.3652 or email us at info@lifesaveryeg.com and we can discuss further.




Can you come to our workplace and provide training to our staff?


Yes, we can come to your workplace and provide training to your staff. Please call us at 780.232.3652 or email us at info@lifesaveryeg.com and we can discuss further.