Upcoming Courses


– SUMMER 2023 –

June 3rd / 4th:
SFA: Saturday and Sunday
July 8th:
EFA: Saturday
CPR/AED-C: Saturday
July 29th / 30th:
SFA: Saturday and Sunday


Location: 3480 Mc Tavish Street, H3A 0E7


Check back for more updates!

Courses we offer


As an official Canadian Red Cross training partner, MSERT offers first aid and CPR/AED courses to the general public, taught by experienced instructors.

Upon completion of a full course, participants receive a certification valid for three years in first aid and/or CPR.

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED

Duration: 16 Hours.

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED

Duration: 8 Hours.

Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and CPR skills for the workplace of home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR, and AED.


Duration: 6 Hours.

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies, depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an AED.

Psychological First Aid

Duration: 14 Hours.

This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model – a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community


For more information on recertification courses, please email msert.courses@gmail.com

Private Courses

Available upon request. Email msert.courses@gmail.com for more information.

Registration Forms

Please be careful to use the correct registration form for the course you would like to take. Verify both the date and course type before completing the form. We will not be adjusting anyone's registration from our end.

Fees and Registration

Our courses are free of charge for undergraduate students at McGill University. 

The prices listed below are for other McGill students (non-undergraduates) or the general public:

Standard First Aid + CPR/AED Level-C


Emergency First Aid + CPR/AED Level-C




Standard First Aid + CPR/AED Level-C Recertification


Psychological First Aid

NOT open for the general public.

For McGill Undergraduate Students ONLY


  1. Fill out the course registration form above.
  2. Accepted payments:
  • PayPal (PayPal account not required)


(please ensure you have also filled out the course registration form at the top of the page in order to confirm your spot)

  • Cash/Cheque

Cheque (payable to “Students’ Society of McGill University”) and cash payments can be brought to the MSERT Office (3480 McTavish, Room 430).

For all courses inquiries, email msert.courses@gmail.com, or contact our office during business hours.

MSERT Office

  • 3480 McTavish Street, Room 430
  • 514-820-0943
  • 13:00 - 18:00 (Monday to Friday) Fall/Winter Semester

Still have questions? Email us!

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