FIRST AID COURSES

The following courses

OFA Level 1, 2 & 3 and Transport Endorsement (TE) meet the Work Safe B.C. Occupational First Aid Attendant  requirements.
 
All Certificates for Work Safe BC have 3 yr. duration
OFA Level 1 - $95
8.30a.m - 4.30 pm (8 hrs)  
                                                                                 
Photo ID is required.
This is a fast paced 1 day course teaching basic life saving1st aid procedures for adults. It includes practical skills that can be applied at the scene of an accident.
Instruction focuses on the priority action approach (emergency scene management) for adults experiencing the following medical conditions:  airway obstruction, breathing distress or absence, shock, serious bleeding, minor wound care, burns & eye injury.
This course is recommended for adult workers in industry.
   
Max class size 18
Certificate: 3 yr                      
 
 
Work Safe B.C. Level 2 -$500
35 hrs   class time                                                                                                                                 
This course is designed to teach first aid attendants advanced first aid techniques to sustain life until paramedics arrive, or the patient can be transferred to the local hospital in under 20 minutes.
Certificate 3 yrs B.C.
 
Pre-reading strongly recommended 
 
Work Safe B.C. Level 3 -$850  
70hrs of class time                                                                                                                                                      
This course is designed for first aid attendants in industry who are located more than 20 minutes from a hospital. It teaches advanced medical techniques for sustaining life and transferring a patient to a hospital setting following the  priority action approach, including anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, medical referral, resuscitation with oral airway, pocket mask, BVM, and suction, 02 Therapy, immobilization with backboard and hard collar and much more.
Certificate 3 yrs. B.C.
Pre-reading essential.
 
 
Transportation Endorsement  (TE ) -$95
8.30am-4.30pm         8hrs                                                                                                                                                     
This course is supplemental to OFA-Level 1 (or equivalent). The instruction will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to transport ill or injured workers to medical aid.
Age 16  yrs                                                                                                                                                                            
Class size12 students
Certificate 3yrs. Valid only if Level 1 is current

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