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The Alert Advantage is just one of many things that make Alert First Aid different. This peace of mind package is free with every first aid course we teach. You will walk out the door of your first aid course knowing that we have you covered. From deep discounts on First Aid and Disaster products to our Industry Leading 3-year guarantee.

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FREE CPR MASK + GLOVES

$20.00 value! We believe everyone should have 3 things at the scene of the accident: strong first aid skills, a CPR mask, and gloves to protect against disease transmission. Register with us and get a free CPR Mask plus Gloves.

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Upcoming First Aid Courses!

We teach high-quality scenario-based first aid courses all over Vancouver Island and in the Greater Vancouver area.

First Aid Course: Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)
Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course that covers common home and workplace emergencies through online and in-person delivery.

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First Aid Course: Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)
Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

An interactive basic Red Cross first aid course that covers life-threatening emergencies at home or at work through online and in-person delivery.

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First Aid Course: Marine Basic First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)
Marine Basic First Aid and CPR Level C (Blended)

A hands-on, comprehensive Red Cross first aid course for those working in marine environments, through a combination of online and in-person delivery.

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First Aid Course: OFA Level 1 or Equivalent
OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

A basic, hands-on workplace first aid course leading to OFA 1 attendant certification.

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First Aid Course: First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification
First Aid & CPR Instructor Recertification

For current Red Cross instructors who wish to recertify their instructor certification and who have already completed the Instructor Recertiication Hub.

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First Aid Course: Food Handler Training
Food Handler Training

A fully online, self-paced Food Handler training course - recognized as equivalent to FOODSAFE Level 1 in BC.

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Latest News & Articles

First Aid Recertification Update

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As of March 31, 2021, there are no more extensions for recertification courses. The extended timelines previously shared have now all come to an end. All first aid certificate holders (Red Cross and WorkSafeBC) now need to recertify their first aid before it expires. If your certificate has expired, you will need to take the […]

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WorkSafeBC Update to Minimum First Aid Kit Requirements

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Due to COVID-19, there have been changes made to the first aid kit minimum requirements listed in WorkSafeBC guidelines, and updates made to the administration of first aid in the workplace for attendants. First aid kit requirements now include a number of earloop masks and face shields in the Basic, Level 1, Level 2 and […]

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Red Cross PPE Training & Equipment Progam

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Did you know? The Canadian Red Cross is providing Preventing Disease Transmission Training and person protective equipment (PPE) to support frontline workers responding to COVID-19. This program is designed to provide frontline volunteers and staff with a supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – including masks and gloves – and train them how to use […]

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Very energetic, entertaining instructor. I appreciated the clear explanations and demos - engaged the group very well. Probably the most enjoyable recert I've done...and I've done many!

Elizabeth Skanes CPR HCP, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Scenarios were well thought out and realistic. Enjoyed all the variety and encouragement. Mike was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Thank you. Training aids were extensive, demos helpful and info current.

Chris Smith Wilderness & Remote First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Good refresher course - learned more than at St. John Ambulance!

Paul Callow CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very engaging first aid course, best I've had. Nathan is an excellent teacher and is very knowledgeable.

Brett Taylor Occupational First Aid Level 1, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I felt Nathan made the class fun, kept our attention and took time to explain when someone didn’t understand. The class covered all basic emerg. procedures but didn’t overwhelm. 

Amber Layton Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The course was great and was the third first aid course I have taken and it was by far the best experience and I am way more confident now! Thanks!

Kelsie Johnson Standard First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

Nathan was awesome. I had very little sleep as I have PTSD and have a difficult time learning, especially on 3 hours sleep. But he made it make sense, completely memorable and easy for me.

Erin Gray Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Have done first aid before mostly book work. Liked the hands on work.

Willie Moon Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I found Gary to be very passionate about the subject matter. His enthusiasm helped keep the class motivated and focused. A very good course!!

Nicole Cuddy Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Nathan's presentation was both powerful and gripping. 5 stars out of 5.

Brian Hocks CPR HCP, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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