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Emergency Child Care First Aid With CPR Level B

FAC-010

This course is designed for parents and caregivers of children up to eight years of age. Topics include: recognition of home hazards, accident prevention, and safety education. Skills focus on respiratory distress, CPR, AED, bleeding management and common first aid situations. This course is acknowledged by the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Child Care Facilities Licensing Board. Certification period is three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level B is recommended.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Aug 6 $110.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 6 $110.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Oct 22 $115.00
FAC-010-CVS2 CV Dec 3 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 6 $110.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Sep 24 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Jan 28 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Apr 1 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA May 13 $115.00

Emergency First Aid with CPR Level C

FAC-020

The emergency first aid course covers the basic skills necessary to deal with time priority emergencies. The RC Emergency First Aid course is now recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level 1. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. It includes initial assessment, respiratory distress, CPR, AED, bleeding, unconsciousness, shock, poisons, and secondary assessment. Certification is by the Red Cross and is valid for a period of three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level C is recommended.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Oct 15 $110.00
FAC-020-CVS2 CV Nov 24 $110.00
FAC-020-PAS4 PA Nov 26 $110.00

Psychological First Aid - Self-Care

FAC-056

This exciting online program assists learners from youth to seniors in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, grief and trauma, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program. We also provide a full program which includes the two online courses and the in class training session. PFA is built on the latest evidence-based research from the international community and was developed in response to a growing need within our communities and to address a gap in wellness program options with a focus on resiliency.

Prerequisite(s): Students 14 years of age (recommended)

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-056-DLC1 DL Aug 1-Aug 30 $45.00
FAC-056-DLC1 DL Oct 1-Nov 30 $45.00

Psychological FAID - Caring for Others

FAC-057

This exciting online program assists learners from youth to seniors in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, grief and trauma on others, with an emphasis on caring for others. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to support others tocope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Self-Care online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program. We also provide a full program which includes the two online courses and the in class training session. PFA is built on the latest evidence-based research from the international community and was developed in response to a growing need within our communities and to address a gap in wellness program options with a focus on resiliency.

Prerequisite(s): Students 16 years of age (recommended)

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-057-DLC1 DL Aug 1-Aug 30 $45.00
FAC-057-DLC1 DL Dec 1-Jan 30 $45.00

Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR Level C - Blended Learning

FAC-081

This is a comprehensive first aid course for those who require the skills and knowledge necessary to deal with life-threatening situations and to give assistance to people in physical distress. Students must complete the theory portion online prior to the in class day. The theory includes reading and short quizzes at the end of each unit. It takes approximately 2 - 3 hrs. The practical training and final test are done on the in class day. The Blended RC Standard First Aid course is recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. Includes all of the content of the Emergency First Aid course (FAC 021) plus injuries due to heat and cold, medical conditions, bone and joint injuries, head and spinal injuries. Certification is by the Red Cross and is valid for a period of three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level C is recommended.

Prerequisite(s): Theory portion must be completed online before students attend class.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-081-CRB1 CR Aug 8 $175.00
FAC-081-CVB4 CV Aug 3 $175.00
FAC-081-CVB1 CV Oct 6 $180.00
FAC-081-CVB2 CV Dec 10 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB2 PA Aug 3 $175.00
FAC-081-PAB1 PA Oct 15 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB1 PA Feb 11 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB2 PA Apr 22 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB1 PA Jun 3 $180.00

Marine Basic First Aid & CPR C

FAC-082

The Marine Basic First Aid course meets defined Federal Transport Canada Marine Safety Training Standards for Marine First Aid. This course provides individuals with a basic training level of First Aid and CPR required by the Marine Industry. Certification is by the Canadian Red Cross with a certification period of three years.

Prerequisite(s): Some previous knowledge of First Aid/ CPR is recommended, but not required.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-082-CVS1 CV Sep 7-Sep 8 $180.00
FAC-082-CVS2 CV Nov 16-Nov 17 $180.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA Oct 22-Oct 23 $180.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA Mar 4-Mar 5 $180.00

Marine Advanced First Aid & CPR BLS

FAC-084

The Marine Advanced course will cover the Red Cross; first aid kit; body structure and function; toxicological hazards; examination of person or patient (oxygen administration); spinal Injuries; burns, scalds and effects of cold and heat; fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries; medical care of rescued persons; radio medical advice; pharmacology; sterilization and cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia. Certification is by Canadian Red Cross and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 16 years of age. Some previous  knowledge of First Aid/ CPR is recommended, but  not required.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-084-CVS1 CV Dec 5-Dec 9 $640.00
FAC-084-CVS1 CV Mar 6-Mar 10 $650.00

Occupational First Aid Level 1

OFA-010

This is a WorkSafeBC course that includes an introduction to CPR, choking and hemorrhage control and minor wound care according to WSBC Regulations, Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). The course is excellent for forestry and other industrial applications and required by many employers. Certification is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver. Picture identification must be brought to the 1st class.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Sep 28 $105.00
OFA-010-CVS2 CV Nov 23 $105.00

Occupational First Aid Transportation Endorsement

OFA-015

This course is for OFA 010 or OFA 020 certified first aid attendants that work in environments requiring Transportation Endorsement in addition to their Occupational First Aid Level 1 or 2, according to WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 to 3.21). Students will be required to complete an NIC Waiver form at the first class. Certificate is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver. Picture identification and current OFA Level 1 or 2 Certificate must be brought to class.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-015-CVS1 CV Sep 29 $125.00

Occupational First Aid Level 3

OFA-030

This course meets WorkSafe BC requirements for First Aid Attendants in BC and according to WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). The Occupational First Aid Level 3 course is offered with the objective of qualifying candidates for certification as Level 3 First Aid Attendants in industry. Instruction includes: anatomy and physiology; injury and body response; resuscitation- oxygen therapy; wounds and bleeding; thermal, joint, spinal and eye injuries; fractures, bandaging; immobilization; transportation; recording and reporting accidents and injuries. An NIC waiver form will be required to be filled out at class. Certification is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent / guardian signed waiver. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-030-CVS1 CV Aug 8-Aug 19 $765.00
OFA-030-CVS1 CV Oct 24-Nov 4 $765.00
OFA-030-CVS1 CV May 8-May 19 $775.00
OFA-030-PHS1 PH Aug 22-Sep 2 $1325.00
OFA-030-PHS1 PH Feb 6-Feb 17 $1350.00

Occupational First Aid Level 3 Renewal

OFA-032

This course is for Occupational First Aid Level 3 First Aid attendants who prefer not to take the full OFA 030 course, but would like to attend a few classes as a refresher before challenging the Level 3 exam. Homework assignments must be completed before the first class. Note: This course is offered in accordance with WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21) All studentswill be required to complete an NIC waiver form. Certification is by WSBC for a period of three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must have or have had a WSBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 ticket or equivalent certification (i.e.: EMP 76 Hour Advanced WorkPlace Level 3 Supplement ticket). Students under 19 years of age require a parent/ guardian signed wavier. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-032-CVS1 CV Aug 15-Aug 19 $610.00
OFA-032-CVS1 CV Oct 31-Nov 4 $610.00
OFA-032-CVS1 CV May 15-May 19 $625.00