First Aid Instructor Trainer Recert

First Aid Instructor Trainer Recert

Prior to teaching an FAI Recert, the First Aid Instructor Trainer will be required to attend an FAIT Recert enabling them to deliver the First Aid Instructor Recerts within their community and surrounding areas.

The Lifesaving Society is excited to announce the launch of the 2014/2017 FAI/FAIT Recert cycle. All First Aid Instructor Trainers will be recertified between April 15 and June 15, 2014. Only the new FAI Recert clinics will be offered after June 15, 2014.

When attending an FAIT Recert, be sure to bring your FAIT certification card, First Aid Award Guide and pocket mask.

First Aid Trainer Proof of previous certification.
Instructional Time: 

Minimum 7 hours not including breaks.


A temporary certification card is issued on the last day of course to successful candidates that have shown all prerequisites.  A permanent Certification Card will be mailed to the address indicated on the course roster.  Contact the Lifesaving Society if a permanent card has not been received within 60 days of course completion.


The FAIT award is current for 3 years.

Evaluation and Other Items: 
  • To review First Aid program policies and administrative procedures
  • To provide a program update on CPR, First Aid and the Instructor program
  • To review core knowledge and skill components to ensure consistent delivery of First Aid Instructor programs
  • To provide participants with updated materials to promote, teach, evaluate and administer First Aid Instructor programs