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Youth Leader

Complete the prerequisites and the Fundamentals of Instruction online component. Gain teaching experience in a real classroom setting. Upon completion, you will receive certification.

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1Pre-Requisites Check- 18 years of age upon completion- Valid Standard First Aid certificate
- 60 days to move to Step 2
2Fundamentals of Instruction (Online Component)- Completion of Step 1Approximately 8 hours
3Teaching Experience (Classroom Component)- Completion of Step 2Varies by candidate
4Certification- Completion of Step 3- Certified as a Youth Leader
- Price: $150

Become a Certified Youth Leader and Support the Red Cross Youth First Aid Programs


Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Do you have a desire to help others and be prepared for emergencies? Become a certified Youth Leader and support the Red Cross Youth First Aid Programs. By completing the Stay Safe! and Babysitting Courses, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to assist in delivering these essential programs. Our comprehensive Leader Development Program is designed to prepare you to support dynamic, learner-centered classroom environments. Let’s explore the steps to becoming a certified Youth Leader.

Step 1 – Pre-Requisites Check

Before embarking on your journey to becoming a Youth Leader, there are a few prerequisites to consider. First, you must be at least 18 years old upon completion of the program. Additionally, you should hold a valid Standard First Aid certificate. These prerequisites ensure that you have the necessary skills and maturity to effectively support the Red Cross Youth First Aid Programs.

Step 2 – Fundamentals of Instruction

Once you’ve met the pre-requisites, you’ll move on to Step 2, which involves learning the fundamentals of instruction. This step consists of an online component where you’ll explore the principles and techniques of effective teaching. The online course is approximately 8 hours long and provides you with the knowledge needed to excel in the classroom setting.

Step 3 – Teaching Experience

Step 3 is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on teaching experience in a real classroom environment. With the guidance and support of a Teaching Experience Supervisor, you’ll have the chance to put your newly acquired skills into practice. The duration of the classroom component varies depending on the candidate, with a maximum of 3 attempts allowed. This experiential learning opportunity allows you to refine your teaching abilities and adapt to different learning styles.

Upon completion of the teaching experience, you’ll need to submit your paperwork to your Instructor Trainer or IDC@pacificfirstaid.ca for review. This step ensures that you have met all the requirements and successfully demonstrated your teaching capabilities.

Step 4 – Certification!

Congratulations! You have reached the final step of becoming a certified Youth Leader. After successfully completing the previous steps, you’ll receive your official certification. This certification recognizes your dedication, commitment, and competency as a Youth Leader. With this qualification, you can confidently contribute to the Red Cross Youth First Aid Programs and make a positive impact in your community.

Pricing and Enrollment

The cost of the Youth Leader certification program is $150. We believe in making this opportunity accessible to everyone who is passionate about youth development and first aid education. If you encounter any issues during the registration process, please don’t hesitate to contact us at programs@pacificfirstaid.ca or call us directly at (604) 638-1228. Our team is here to assist you and ensure a smooth enrollment process.


Becoming a certified Youth Leader is an empowering and rewarding experience. By supporting the Red Cross Youth First Aid Programs, you are playing a crucial role in promoting safety, preparedness, and well-being among young individuals. Our comprehensive Leader Development Program equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the classroom setting. Take the first step towards making a difference in your community and enroll in the Youth Leader certification program today. We look forward to welcoming you and supporting your journey as a Youth Leader.

Inquire About Course Dates

Contact us for course date inquiries. We’ll gladly provide schedule information for any course you’re interested in (Please specify the course in your inquiry).

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