New Registration Applicants

Effective January 1, 2022, a valid standard first-aid and CPR-C certification is required to complete your registration application.

Existing Registrants

A valid standard first-aid and CPR-C certification will be required to complete your renewal application for March 31, 2023. Standard first-aid and CPR-C certification is not required for March 31, 2022 renewal.

Certification Requirements

A certification must include the following information:

  • Indication of standard first-aid and CPR-C (at minimum)
  • Recipient
  • Expiry date
  • Training provider (must be approved by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety)

Examples of Acceptable First-aid and CPR Training

Standard first-aid
Advanced first-aid
First Responder
CPR-C with AED
BLS Provider
First Responder

Emergency first-aid, CPR-A, CPR-B, or CPR with no indication of level are not accepted.

Approved Training Agencies

The CAA does not approve training agencies. Registrants must obtain standard first-aid and CPR-C training from an organization approved by the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety. The complete list of the approved training agencies can be found on the Alberta Government’s website: Many programs offer 3-year certification. Ensure to check how long your chosen program’s certification lasts.

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