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Standard First Aid Certificate Course (SFA)


Course Objective:

This is a First Aid Training Course recognized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR). The course aims at instilling basic first aid knowledge and skills to trainees so that they are capable of imposing first aid to victims.


Course Contents:

  • Introduction of Red Cross Movement
  • Principle of First Aid
  • Patient Assessment
  • Suffocation & Choking
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Unconsciousness
  • Shock & Bleeding
  • Wounds & Bandaging
  • Trauma of Various Parts of Body
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bone, Joint & Muscle Trauma
  • Environmental Related Health Problems
  • Introduction of Automated External Defibrillator
  • Transporting Victim
  • First Aid Equipments & Relevant Regulations


Course Duration: 30 hours (extra 3 hours for examination)


Class Size: 16 to 30 candidates per class


Entry Requirement: Aged 15 or above


Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, Putonghua or English


Instructor: First Aid Lecturer of Hong Kong Red Cross


Course Fee: Including examination fee and certificate

Medium of Instruction

Individual Application

Group Application

Cantonese or Putonghua

HK$350  per head

HK$350 per head

(Minimum charge 16 persons)


HK$420 per head

HK$420 per head

(Minimum charge 16 persons)


Examination Contents:

1. Written examination

-  30 Multiple Choice Questions (complete within 20 minutes, passing score is 15 correct answers)

2. Practical examination

-  Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

-  Bleeding Management (complete within 6 minutes)

-  Fracture Management (complete within 6 minutes)


Training Material (Not included in the course fee and the materials you ordered will be distributed during lessons, optional for students):

Training Material Student Price

First Aid Manual

Standard First Aid Certificate Course Bandage Pack
(Three dressing gauze, one 5 cm (2 inches) and one 7.5 cm (3 inches) roller bandage and Four triangular bandages, and one pair of disposable gloves)


First Aid Set
(First Aid Manual, "Fundamental First Aid Techniques" video, and Standard First Aid Certificate Course Bandage Pack)



Students should fulfill the following criteria in order to get the Standard First Aid Certificate which is recognized by the HKSAR Government with 3 years validity.

  • At least 80% attendance (counted by session)
  • Pass in both written and practical examinations


Certificate Renewal:

Before the expiry date of the certificate or within 6 months after the expiry date of the certificate, participants can attend a Standard First Aid Certificate Refresher Course (SFAR) and pass the examinations to renew their certificates with 3 years validity.



  • Candidates with 1 or 2 parts failed in the examination can apply for re-examination (RE) once. A fee of HK$150 (1 part) and HK$250 (2 parts) will be charged. All re-examination should be taken within 6 months from the date of first examination.
  • Candidates with 3 or all parts failed are required to retake the whole first aid course. (Full fee will be charged)

Training Venue:

We could provide training at client’s premises; clients can also rent our premises for training. Please contact our staff for details.
*Remarks - Hong Kong Red Cross reserves all rights to make alternation on the above terms and acceptance of student enrollment.