The Lifesaving Society appoints First Aid Examiners. First
Aid Examiner candidates are experienced First
Aid Instructors who undergo specific training in examination
standards and apprenticeship.
First Aid Examiners are empowered to certify candidates up
to and including Workplace Standard First Aid and CPR-A, -B, -C.
First Aid Examiners who hold CPR-HCP are empowered to certify
CPR-HCP candidates. Similarly, First Aid Examiners who hold Airway
Management certification are authorized to certify Airway
Prerequisites to appointment: First Aid
Instructor certification; taught or co-taught at least 1 Standard
First Aid course;
Examiner course: Successful completion of the
Lifesaving Society's 6 hr. Examiner course. This checklist identifies the learning outcomes you
must achieve to be successful on the course;
Apprenticeship: Successful apprenticeship with
an experienced First Aid Examiner on 1 Standard First Aid course,
and submission of the completed Examiner Training
Record to the Society's office.
Candidate recognition: Certification card.
Costs: There is no Lifesaving Society fee for
the Examiner course. Certification fee payable to the Lifesaving
Society upon submission of the Examiner Training Record.
Recertification: Only current Examiner
may certify candidates. Remain current by recertifying within
24 months of the last certification date. Recertification is
through the Society's professional development credit system.