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Standard First Aid and AEC Instructors/Examiners teach and evaluate first aid skills in both aquatic and non-aquatic environments. Candidates are required to present lesson topics and teach during this course in order to complete it. Candidates will earn the Instructor award for the Current First Aid awards they hold themselves. This is a 16 hour course.
Prerequisites: LSI, Standard First Aid (SFA) and/or Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) and 18 years of age.
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Our training programs are offered by trainers from both the Lifesaving Society and YMCA Canada. These organizations have been training people for over 100 years.
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Certification can lead to employment opportunities at the YMCA and elsewhere. You'll also develop leadership skills that can have a profound impact on your future success.