Trainer Requirements


Criminal Reference Checks

Have you completed your Vulnerable Sector Check? Below you will find information that you need to fill out a Vulnerable Sector Check Form as well as the additional information required to complete the application process.

  • Not that returning volunteers may complete an Offence Declaration Form indicating any criminal convictions since the completion of the Vulnerable Sector Check Form.



These are the accepted certifications to be a trainer with the OLA.

  1. Any St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid course of 8 hours (or more)
  2. Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & Basic CPR course
  3. Sport Alliance of Ontario/Canadian Red Cross Sport First Aid course
  4. Ontario Hockey Trainer’s current certification program
  5. A professional designation which includes a current letter of employment (acceptable examples: MD; RN; Police Officer, Firefighter, First Responder, Paramedic)
  6. Lifesaving Society (Ontario) Standard First Aid course
  7. Action First Aid Standard First Aid course
  8. Rescue 7 Standard First Aid course
  9. Lifesaving Society (Quebec) Emergency First Aid/AED-Sports & Recreation
  10. Workplace Medical Corp Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED Awareness
  11. Workplace Medical Corp Standard First Aid/CPR/AED Awareness