3Silhouettes First Aid Training is an authorized Training Partner (that just means we have the permission of the Canadian Red Cross to certify people with their brand). Since opening in 2014 3Silhouettes First Aid has grown from an unknown service provider to a trusted trainer with businesses and individuals across Niagara, Hamilton, Brantford, Mississauga and Scarborough, returning year after year for their certification needs.
The philosophy at 3Silhouettes is to empower people with usable first aid skills by integrating hands-on practice with realistic scenarios and interactive role play. Our approach to smaller class sizes with discussion and activity based learning results in training that is engaging and informative.
To build healthier communities by teaching people practical first aid skills to help themselves and others and to promote the confidence to act.
To empower everyone with confidence to respond to any type of emergency.
Owner Bio : Doris Fiander
Doris Fiander is the owner and a Canadian Red Cross first aid and CPR instructor since 2012. Her desire to improve the quality of life of people shines through by teaching them skills to make safe choices and prevent injuries, as well as instilling confidence to respond in emergency situations. Doris has always lived in St. Catharines where she has raised her family of two grown children and a youngster still in the nest. Self-described environmentalist, when she’s not teaching first aid you can find Doris on a mission to save the planet by looking for new ways to reduce waste and recycling to a fault. She also currently sits as President of Down Syndrome Niagara and has a passion for a variety social justice and humanitarian causes.
Instructor Bio : Nancy Rousseau-Mcaulay
Nancy Rousseau-Mcaulay is a bilingual Canadian Red Cross First Aid and CPR Instructor and Youth Leader. She brings a diverse professional background from aviation to ski patrol and 15 years with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as a Case Management Inspector and Instructor. Nancy is the owner of KIDS SAFETY NEST (https://kidssafetynest.com/) where she offers the “Home Alone“ program for youth in partnership with Conseil Scolaire MonAvenir and Viamonde School Boards. Nancy loves the outdoors and traveling, so when she’s not in a class you’ll find her camping, walking, hiking, alpine skiing or jet-setting across the globe!
Instructor Bio: Tamara Mac Donald
Tamara Mac Donald brings over 20 years’ experience as a Canadian Red Cross First Aid and CPR Instructor. She is the owner of Guiding Hand (https://www.guidinghand.ca/), offering professional compassionate services that empower, inspire and support individuals during vulnerable stages of life. Some of her favorite things to do when not in the classroom include spending time with her family and fur-babies. She is passionate about supporting individuals with end-of-life care through her business and volunteering at a variety of fundraising events to support Hospice Niagara and Home Hospice Association.
Instructor Bio: Christina Gould
Since retiring as a litigation Law Clerk who specialized in Intellectual Property Law Christina Gould has pursued her passion for teaching first aid and CPR and everything motorcycling. She teaches both the M1 Exit course motorcycle training with Learning Curves and has been a part of the Instructor team at 3Silhouettes First Aid since 2019. Christina loves her Doberman dogs, Dyna and Gemma, and her 2019 Harley Davidson Deluxe. When not riding or teaching you’ll find her crafting or in the garden. She is also reacquainting herself with her guitar after many years hiatus. =