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FAC-021 Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

14 hours


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. The RC Standard 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. Includes all of the content of the Emergency First Aid course (FAC 020) 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):

  • None

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FOR-012 Basic S100 Fire Suppression & Safety


This S-100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety training is a Forest Industry shortened MOF course, which gives workers the basic knowledge of wildland fire dynamics and associated dangers. The course focuses on fire-fighter safety and contains two sections, a classroom presentation and exam and an outside hands-on equipment deployment exercise describing and utilizing the components of a typical industry water delivery system.


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MVO-069 Trans of Dangerous Goods- Comprehensive


This course is designed to provide comprehensive training for all people involved in the handling and/or transportation of dangerous goods. Students will study the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations, study the information needed to effectively complete shipping documents and perform duties as consigners, transporters and handlers of dangerous goods. Using the TDG Clear Language Regulation the students will participate in hands on completion of shipping documents and effective search of the regulations to determine shipping requirements. Students will be tested in each of the eight areas of the Regulations. A certificate of training will be issued.


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OFA-001 WHMIS 2015

4 hours


This course is an introduction to the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. The course includes the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling for chemicals (GHS) as well as WHMIS legislation introduced in 1988. Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course.


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OFA-015 Occupational First Aid Transportation Endorsement

8 hours


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.

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ROC-010 Restricted Operator Certificate- Aeronautical (Roc-A)


This 7 hour course will prepare you for the Department of Communications examination for the Restricted Operator Certificate - Aeronautical (ROC-A).


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WFO-013 Power Saw Operator


Intended for both new and experienced chainsaw operators, this course provides participants with an understanding of their limits. Participants will gain an understanding of safe work procedures and saw handling principles necessary to safely operate a chainsaw. This training does NOT qualify participants to fall trees. Training meets the minimum WorkSafeBC requirements. Participants must dress for weather, wear safety approved boots and bring a lunch. Participants receive a wallet card upon successful completion.


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WFO-015 Wildfire Entrapment Avoidance


This course focuses on strategies and techniques specific to prevention of wild fire entrapment. This knowledge is vital for anyone engaged in fire fighting. Course content includes techniques for identifying emerging and existing site hazards, fire patterns, burn considerations, identification of hazardous wildfire situations and their avoidance. The course also includes tactics for burnover survival as well as entrapment mitigation.


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WFO-030 Wildfire Crew Member


The Wildfire Crew Member training course is an introductory course designed to give you the fundamental theory and practical skills necessary to fulfill the job requirements of a member on a wildfire crew. This course is a combination of classroom and practical "hands-on" learning. The program encompasses industry certifications required in British Columbia and Alberta when entering the firefighting sector. Much of the learning in this course will be reinforced through continued instruction or direction from your instructor or through fireline experiences. It is critical to view the learning in this course as only a beginning to a lifelong pursuit of understanding and practicing wildfire suppression.


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