Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor

Course Description

Designed for Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor candidates with a focus on instructional techniques required to deliver the Canadian Red Cross’ Wilderness & Remote First Aid course; these include delivering scenarios, teaching in varied environments, and organizing specialized courses. The course content accommodates a variety of Instructor candidates which encourages a rich learning environment built on instructional skills. It also allows Instructors to be able to teach other First Aid programs with minimal course work.


8 Hours.


Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Trainer.


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Proof of appropriate participant-level certification (Wilderness & Remote First Aid); completion of Red Cross First Aid Instructor course, completed skills competency checklist for participant level, pre-course assignment, 19 years of age.

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam.


3-year certification as Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor.


8 hours.

Post-Course Requirements

Meets the requirement of the co-teach form as outlined by the Instructor Trainer at the appropriate certification.

Course Content

  • Introducing a course
  • Specialized instructional techniques
  • Organizing courses
  • Specific course content
  • Skills and scenario practice teaching
  • Self-assessment

Take-Home Materials

Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Supplement
Wilderness & Remote First Aid media presentation
Certification card and optional wall certificate