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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 Feb 24 $115.00
FAC-010-CRS2 CR Apr 27 $115.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Jun 15 $115.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Aug 10 $115.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Mar 23 $115.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Jun 15 $115.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 10 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Mar 23 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Jun 8 $115.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Jul 6 $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-CRS1 CR Mar 2 $110.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR May 25 $110.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jul 13 $110.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV May 25 $110.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Jul 13 $110.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Apr 3 $110.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Jun 18 $110.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $110.00

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-CRB2 CR Mar 16 $180.00
FAC-081-CRB1 CR Jun 4 $180.00
FAC-081-CRB1 CR Aug 24 $180.00
FAC-081-CVB1 CV Feb 24 $180.00
FAC-081-CVB2 CV Apr 10 $180.00
FAC-081-CVB1 CV Jun 29 $180.00
FAC-081-CVB1 CV Aug 14 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB2 PA Mar 9 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB1 PA May 25 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB2 PA Jun 29 $180.00
FAC-081-PAB1 PA Aug 10 $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): Must be 16 years+ to take training. Some previous knowledge of First Aid/ CPR is recommended, but not required.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-082-CRS2 CR Apr 4-Apr 5 $180.00
FAC-082-CVS2 CV Mar 26-Mar 27 $180.00
FAC-082-CVS1 CV May 1-May 2 $180.00
FAC-082-PAS2 PA Mar 12-Mar 13 $180.00
FAC-082-PAS3 PA Apr 27-Apr 28 $180.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA May 7-May 8 $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-CVS2 CV Apr 1-Apr 5 $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-CRS2 CR Apr 10 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS2 CV Apr 24 $95.00
OFA-010-PHS3 PH Feb 26 $235.00
OFA-010-PHS4 PH Apr 3 $235.00
OFA-010-PHS5 PH Apr 4 $235.00

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-PHS2 PH Feb 27 $250.00
OFA-015-PHS3 PH Apr 5 $250.00

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 Mar 11-Mar 22 $775.00
OFA-030-PHS1 PH Apr 8-Apr 19 $1375.00

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 Mar 18-Mar 22 $625.00
OFA-032-PHS1 PH Apr 15-Apr 19 $1225.00