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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