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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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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: 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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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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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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Best first-aid course in Victoria, by far. Loved the hands-on experience & using actual supplies. I feel very prepared for emergency situations

Rachel Neufeld Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Gary was very thorough and took the time to answer any questions. I feel after doing this course very confident in my skills. Thank you!

Carol Craveirs Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Best first aid course I've taken!

Jade Simms Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you!! The hands-on approach way of teaching definitely increased my confidence and helped stick important simple first aid techniques to our memory. I've had different instructors of Alert First Aid over the years - you really do an amazing job providing high quality courses with great teachers!

Hiroko Dunnett Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Best course yet - thanks! Good alternating of teaching/hands on."

Dana Wright Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

"Jill explains things really well and doesn't waste time or get side-tracked/off topic. Definitely feel more confident using first-aid thank to her "Biology" explanations."

Claudia Donald Standard First-Aid Recertification, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Thank you! Course was great. Clear & to the point. Good use of time.

Stacey Robinson CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

This was the most informative, fun first aid course I've taken! I appreciate how hands on it was.

Alana Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course. Simple yet effective. i appreciated how to-the-point it was.

Shirley Rudecki CPR HCP, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Fantastic. Better than I expected. Humor was a great addition - thanks!

Jen Wenberg CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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