Red Cross: Blended Marine Basic First Aid

Online + comprehensive one-day course designed to meet the needs of those expected to provide first aid in a marine environment. Course uses a combination of lecture, discussion, and scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry to teach the required knowledge and skills.  Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

Part 1: Online Learning
Register for Part 1 by itself or in combination with Part 2. You will receive an email with instructions on how to access the Canadian Red Cross’s online learning portal within 1 business day of registration.

Part 2: Classroom Learning
Classroom learning includes hands-on practical first aid skills. Participants must complete Part 1 before attending, and they must attend within 45 days of completing the online learning.

Bring your certificate of completion to Part 2 as proof of eligibility. Complete Part 2 in order to receive your three-year certification.


Part 1: Online learning

Part 2: 8 hours in-class time




3-year certification in Red Cross: Marine Basic First Aid.


$149 + GST.


Part 1:

Online Learning can be completed on your own schedule! This self-paced learning is intended to be flexible to meet your needs.

Part 2:

  • Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps.
  • 100% attendance and participation.
  • 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation.
  • Adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Course Content

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest - adult
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Offered Weekly

  • Mondays, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesdays, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Fridays, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturdays, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Please note, as per federal regulations, this certification can not be recertified, you will be required to attend the full course again.

The Canadian Red Cross issues digital certificates by email to all successful participants.