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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: 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: Professional Responder Instructor Recert
Professional Responder Instructor Recert

For current Red Cross Professional Responder Instructors (BLSI, FRI, EMRI) who wish to recertify their instructor certification and who have already completed the Instructor Recertification Hub.

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Latest News & Articles

EMR Licensing in BC

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Emergency Medical Responders provide basic emergency services, typically in rural and remote areas. EMRs are also relied upon for transporting stable patients in urban settings. All Emergency Medical Responders who respond to 911 calls must be licensed by the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB). Licensing is a separate process from your training course. Do […]

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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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Wonderful - great instructor! Answered all questions with great detail. This course taught me much more info than I expected and it was done in a very fun and hands on way.

Cassandra Pleasance Emergency First-Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I have taken several first aid courses over the years. This was by far the best. I would recommend Alert!

Adena Cronk Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The instructor was amazing! So energetic and funny - I highly enjoyed the course. I feel very knowledgeable and confident I can use what I've learned to aid those in need. Thanks!

Bryna Kennedy Emergency Childcare First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

"Very fun and interesting class. Found Jason to be easy going. Time flew by so fast. Excellent!! I feel confident responding to an emergency."

Barb Corley Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

First rate instruction!!!!!!

Rob Crackwell Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Jason is a terrific instructor. I was surprised how much I learned - very enjoyable!

Melissa Robin Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you Jaimie. Your years of experience and your professionalism and character made this course an excellent starting point for the next stage of my life and career.

Grant Mottershead First Aid Instructor Course, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The course was great! I had a lot of fun and learned a lot! Very positive learning environment! Thanks Jaimie!

Taylor Archer First Aid Instructor Transfer, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Awesome! Was not looking forward to doing the course because of a CPR course I did last year with a different company that was not very good, but was very happy with this course. It was entertaining, well taught and I feel confident now in an emergency. 

Anna Gardner Standard First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

"Real life" scenarios were good for challenging my knowledge. Good pacing - fairly quick, but not rushed.

Jessie Janzen Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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