Update - Expired First Aid Training Certificates

Expired First Aid Training Certificates Effective September 15, 2020 St. John Ambulance Alberta will no longer honour a grace period for recertification of expired first aid certificates or extended completion period of the blended in-class assessments for certification. Six of our seven St. John Training Centres are now open in the Province. Our Fort McMurray location is currently providing classes in a temporary location due to flood damage to our Training Centre.


Resumption of in-class training - Covid-19

St. John Ambulance is pleased to announce our business resumption plan for in-class training. Starting on May 25, 2020, our Edmonton location will be piloting the in-class training in accordance with the policies and guidance from the Province of Alberta. On June 1, we will continue a phased-in approach across our other 6 locations.

Car Seat Program

Child Safety Seat Information Session FREE • TWO – THREE HOURS
At selected SJA Centres, this FREE Child Safety Seat Information session is intended to provide parents and caregivers information on how to correctly install a child safety seat and to transport children safely in a vehicle. It also provides an overview of the law in Alberta regarding occupant restraints and is taught by trained volunteers through the Community Services department of St John.

Edmonton Centre holds Child Safety Seat Information sessions every third Wednesday of the month from 7-9 pm. Please call 780-452-6161 to register.

Lethbridge Centre holds Child Safety Seat Information sessions every fourth Tuesday of the month from 7-9 pm except December) Please call 403-327-2847 ext 6102 to register.

Calgary Centre will hold Child Safety Seat Information sessions on:

  • Jan 21 @ 7pm cancelled
  • Feb 18 @ 6pm cancelled
  • Mar 17 @ 6pm cancelled
  • Apr 21 @ 6pm cancelled

Please call 403 250-2922 ext 2106 to register.

Please contact us here for dates and times for other locations.

You may also be interested in:

Child Safety Seat Technician Training $125 • TWO DAYS
This course provides training to become a certified technician who can provide information and assistance to parents, caregivers, and others in the correct installation of child safety seats in vehicles and in child passenger safety. Topics include injury prevention and general occupant and vehicle restraint information, regulations, and specific restraint systems. Certification period: 3 years. Min. age: 16 years

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Child Safety Seat Technician Training Recertification $50 • ONE HALF DAY
This half day class is designed to recertify Technicians whose certificate is due to expire or has expired within six months of the course date. It is intended for those technicians who have remained actively involved in child safety seat activities. Technicians will be provided with updates in information but are expected to have the base knowledge and skills.

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