Remote 1st Aid Course




20 Hours





Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Remote First Aid Comprehensive first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who live or work in a non-urban or remote workplace or community, or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Participants will gain the skills and training required for planning, preventing injury, and promoting individual safety in a remote setting. Includes strategies for providing extended care in a remote setting for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Duration 20 hours Individuals who live or work in non-urban or remote workplaces or communities, or in a wilderness environment (2–3 hours from organized health care). Prerequisites Participant must be in good health and physical condition Completion Criteria · Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills · Ability to complete a written, closed book, independently completed knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75% · Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable · Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course Certification 3-year certification in Remote First Aid & CPR C (digital certificate issued upon successful completion) Recertification · 8-10 hours of teaching time · Proof of current Remote First Aid or Wilderness Remote First Aid certification (or as legislation dictates) required. · Must have access to the most current CRC Remote First Aid participant materials Course Content

· Planning and assessment · Choking · Breathing and circulation emergencies · CPR and AED · Wound care · Head, neck, and spinal injuries · Bone, muscle and joint injuries · Sudden medical emergencies · Environmental injuries and illnesses · Poisons and wildlife · Extended care and evacuation · Occupational health and safety Participant Materials · Wilderness & Remote Field Guide · Trip Plan

· Canadian Red Cross First Aid App (download)


Instructor Brenda Seeley-Holder

ᒪᓈᐟᒋᐦᐃᐁᐧᐃᐧᐣ Manâtcihiwewin With Respect

Mahikan Trails

Chair ITAC & ITA

Brenda (Cree/Iroquois Métis) was born and raised in the Rockies in Jasper National Park and is pleased to follow her lineage as a traditional Métis guide from the Kwarakwante of Jasper. 

She comes highly qualified to teach Wilderness 1st Aid

Brenda holds the following outdoor pursuit qualifications/skills; 

  • Nordic ski instructor with the Canadian association of Nordic ski Instructors 

  • Level one Coach NCCP (National Canadian Coaching program) · 

  • Professional interpreter with Interpretive Guides Association (IGA)

  • Instructor with the IGA · Instructor for the Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) · 

  • Wilderness and Standard First Aid instructor Red Cross · 

  • Qualified Hunter with Alberta Hunting Education Association · 

  • Qualified Instructor with Alberta Hunting Education Association · 

  • Qualified Trapper with Alberta Trapper Association · 

  • Standard Recreational Avalanche awareness level one