Calgary First Aid Training, AEDs & First Aid Kits

First Edition is a local Calgary First Aid Training company specializing in corporate and private/group onsite Red Cross First Aid and CPR training, as well as online safety courses. We are a National Philips AED and AED Accessory Distributor, equipping Canadians with the skills and devices necessary to save a life for over 15 years.

How We Can Help

We have qualified, friendly, knowledgable staff available to answer any questions you have about making a purchase, troubleshooting, renting an AED for your event, or signing up for a First Aid Course. Please choose the appropriate form below.

Where to take a First Aid Course

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First Aid Course At Your location

Have our qualified First Aid instructors come to you! minimum class size of 8 and a maximum of 18 students.

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Have the convenience of flexibility of learning from anywhere. First Aid Training Programs (Red Cross Training Program Only) online with in-house skills and testing.


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Can You Take First Aid Training Online?

In today’s fast-paced world, learning lifesaving first aid skills has never been more important. Yet, finding the time for traditional classroom training can be a challenge for many.    That’s where the convenience of online learning comes in. While fully online first aid courses are available, it’s crucial to understand that the most effective approach…

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How to Create an Effective Workplace First Aid Program

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, so it’s the perfect time to spotlight the importance of workplace first aid.   And it’s worth paying attention to. According to Employment Canada’s 2020 Occupational Injuries Annual Report, nearly 40,000 workplace injuries were reported, of which, over 42% were disabling.     With workplaces ranging from bustling urban offices…

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Do You Need Patient Consent for First Aid?

First aid is a crucial aspect of emergency medical care. It can be everything from helping an unconscious person to putting a bandaid on a small wound.   As first aid is sometimes performed by members of the public, it raises the question:   Can a bystander administer assistance to someone in need without explicit…

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7 Common First Aid Mistakes

First aid is a critical skill that can truly mean the difference between life and death.   However, first aid is often misunderstood or performed incorrectly, which can sometimes do more harm than good.    Understanding the most common first aid mistakes people make by recognizing and correcting these mishaps, so we can all become…

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