Life Support Training, Short Course | MacEwan University | Edmonton, Canada
1 days
117 CAD/module
117 CAD/module
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MacEwan University - School of Continuing Education's Life Support Training includes a full complement of courses to meet your first responder skills training requirements. Aligned with the gold standard of the Heart and Stroke Foundations (HSF) programming, these courses are recognized for employment in the health care field and clinical practice for students.


MacEwan University - School of Continuing Education offers these professional development Life Support Training courses.


In BLS Provider you will:

  • Learn the fundamental skills of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of all ages.
  • Practice delivering these skills as a single rescuer and as a member of a multi-rescuer team.
  • Gain confidence in being able to respond quickly to a variety of emergencies, including cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, drowning, heart attack, stroke, and opioid associated emergencies.

In BLS Instructor you will:

  • Strength and exemplify a set of ethics
  • Develop strong communication skills
  • Learn the importance of dedicating yourself to a high quality of training

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Life Support Provider
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Renewal
  • Basic Life Support Instructor
  • Standard First Aid (SFA) with Basic Life Support Provider
  • Standard First Aid with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

start dates vary for each course in the certificate




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no admission requirements for the BLS Provider course or the first aid courses.
  • To take the BLS Provider Renewal course, students must have a current Heart and Stroke Foundation BLS Provider card.

An overview of the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s process to becoming a BLS instructor:

  • Have a current BLS Provider card.
  • Complete and submit your instructor application and pay your $55 instructor application fee.
  • Take Core Instructor Training (online) ($35).
  • Purchase your instructor manual and related resources needed to teach in your discipline.
  • Register for, attend and successfully complete the MacEwan University instructor course.
  • Accept the relevant Instructor agreements.
  • Successfully complete monitoring on a course by a Heart & Stroke-approved experienced instructor, instructor trainer or master instructor within six months of completing the instructor course.
  • Pay $75 annual instructor fee to activate your instructor status.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    117 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 117 CAD per module during 1 days.
  • National

    117 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 117 CAD per module during 1 days.
  • HSF BLS Provider - $117
  • HSF BLS Provider Renewal - $86
  • HSF BLS Instructor - TBA
  • Standard First Aid with BLS Provider - $173
  • Standard First with CPR & AED - $156

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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