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Standard First Aid Certificate Course (Blended Learning) (SFAB)


Course Objective:

This is the first blended First Aid Training Course recognized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR). Hong Kong Red Cross remains committed to upholding core vision of promoting “First Aid for all’; the course aims at instilling basic first aid knowledge and skills to trainees so that they are capable of imposing first aid to victims. Students would enjoy flexibility to study theory part at their own pace, accessing the online learning platform anytime and anywhere. Apart from theory, the course offers adequate face-to-face practices.


Online Curriculum:

Practical Curriculum:

  • Introduction of Red Cross Movement
  • Suffocation & Choking
  • Theory of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Introduction of Automated External Defibrillation
  • Unconsciousness
  • Shock & Bleeding
  • Wounds & Bandaging
  • Trauma of Various Parts of Body
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bone, Joint & Muscle Trauma
  • Environmental Related Health Problems
  • Animal-related Health Problems
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Transporting Victim
  • Basic Dressing and Bandaging
  • Bleeding Management
  • Practical of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Fracture Management


Estimated Online Learning Hour(s): 5 to 8 hours (Details please refer to Remarks)

Practical Sessions Duration: 15 hours (extra 3 hours for examination)


Class Size: 16 to 30 candidates per class


Entry Requirement: Aged 15 or above


Medium of Instruction: Cantonese 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


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.

  • Complete all the Online Curriculum before examinations
  • 100% attendance of practical sessions
  • Pass in both written and practical examinations
* No examination result will be given and no certificate will be issued if the students do not fulfill the above requirements.


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.



1. Estimated Online Learning Hour: Actual learning hour may depend on individual progress. Login notice email will be sent around 2 weeks** before practical curriculum. Students are required to finish reading all pages in the online study part using their own account before the end of exam and such contents will not be accessible after the exam.

2. Online Study Requirement: Courseware will be in the best view using Chrome browser in Windows desktop computer with good network connection. (It is NOT recommended to use mobile phone to view the courseware which may involve great use of data.) and please avoid open more than one tab of browsing.

3. Hong Kong Red Cross reserves all rights to make alternation on the above terms and acceptance of student enrollment.


** The online curriculums of this blended learning course would start 2 weeks before practical curriculums. Corporate or organization shall take the first day of the online curriculum as the course commencement date of the class for application.