First Aid Training

First Aid Program | WSIB

A statement from the WSIB regarding in-person training and expired certifications:

Important update on COVID-19

To help adhere to ongoing restrictions related to COVID-19, and following the advice of public health officials, we encourage providers to continue delivering blended training where possible.

Anyone with an expired certificate will have to get recertified as the extension is no longer in effect.

Guidance for workplace identified First Aiders during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

First Aid –Blended Standard First Aid Training, Level C/CPR and AED

First Aid Training is available for identified First Aiders on the St. George campus. Staff at the Mississauga or Scarborough campuses should contact their local Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office for information.

first-aid-kit-logo-greenThe registration deadline is 10 business days prior to the course start date (all approved participants that have completed the fillable pdf registration form will be sent a reminder and a request to register on-line). A charge will be billed to the department of any person who registers but does not attend or cancel by 5 business days prior to the course start date. All participants must register first by completing the:

Registration Form for Category 1 Participants: Identified First Aiders (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact EHS at or 416-978-4467.

This blended training is for the identified First Aiders and designed to meet the University’s obligations under Regulation 1101 under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. Only identified First Aiders who are responsible for identified First Aid Stations will be allowed into these sessions. The University will pay for two (2) First Aiders to attend per First Aid Station.

First Aid

First Aider’s Package:

Additional Resources:

First Aid Program (PDF)

Blended* Standard First Aid for Identified First Aiders –  2022/23 Schedule, St. George Campus

Blended* Training session (Part 1 and 2 are required for full certification) Date Instruction for participant
Part 1, on-line February 2023 Note ‘Part 1, Feb. 2023’ on your registration form
Part 2, in-person March 10, 2023 Ensure you have completed / signed up for Part 1 already
Part 1, on-line May 2023 Note ‘Part 1, May 2023’ on your registration form
Part 2, in-person May 2023 (TBD) Ensure you have completed / signed up for Part 1 already

*Currently offering a blended two-part training with Part 1, on-line (self-directed), and Part 2, in-person (one full day) for full certification.

Automated Defibrillators (AEDs)

Units should notify EHS ( if they are purchasing/installing an AED or moving an existing AED. When considering purchase of an AED, considerations should include: 1) working with your property manager/local facilities group (e.g. installation of an AED cabinet and signage); 2) implementing an inspection program per the manufacturer’s instruction (e.g. frequency, checking the battery, expiration dates of the gel pad), etc.

For a list of known AEDs at the University of Toronto, please see UofT Map and:

  1. Select the Campus (St. George, UTSc, or UTM)
  2. Scroll down and select Safety
  3. Click on Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  4. A list of buildings with AEDs will appear. Buildings with multiple AEDs will be listed in the card description.

Please contact EHS if you have any questions.