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First Aid Courses



The Emergency First Aid course (including CPR C) is a Canadian Red Cross course that includes a 3-year certification before recertification is required. Candidates of all first aid experiences or backgrounds are welcome to attend.  

Candidates will learn how to deal with the following emergencies:
- Care of a conscious or unconscious patient
- CPR certificate for adults, children and infants
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Choking for adults, children and infants
- Circulatory emergencies (including chest pain, stroke and deadly bleeding)
- Breathing emergencies (including hyperventilation, asthma and severe allergies)
- Basic wound care

Emergency First Aid is an equivalent award to OFA 1, and the most comprehensive workplace course recognized by WorkSafe BC.

Participants will be required to have a pocket mask which can be purchased online at


Prerequisites: 13 years old

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