Please Note

We kindly ask anyone (participants and instructors) with symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and painful swallowing to stay home and not attend the training session. Instead, please complete the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, follow the recommendations given, and rebook your course for a later date. COVID-19 Self-Assessment

During your course, wearing a mask that securely covers the nose, mouth, and chin is mandatory. You may bring your own, or one will be provided when you arrive. Thank you for keeping us and your classmates safe.

We have masks, hand sanitizer and face shields available to purchase here.

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Empowering heroes since 1998

We don't just teach first aid - we provide the confidence and tools needed to save lives.
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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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$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.

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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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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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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OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

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

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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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"I really enjoyed the pace of this course, not having to write a written exam was a bonus and I got more out of the 50 questions by using the book to check for information than having to worry about a test! Thank you!"

Louise Takhar Standard First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Best first aid course I have taken - mainly due to the instructor. He kept us engaged by getting us to think & answer first.

Marisa Wiens Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Nathan was funny and awesome. I like the hands on scenarios rather than bookwork and tests! Thank you Nathan!

Brittany Carriere Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great instructor. Presented the material in an angaging way. I know he noticed that people were fading on the second day so he got everyone to stand quick and do something. Much more engaging than other first aid courses I’ve taken.

Marcus Claton Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Chris has a natural talent for teaching and is very knowledgeable. Also appreciated an excellent mustache.

James Rault Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I liked how everything was hands on. It helped to make it more interesting and an effective way to learn. The instructor was funny and knowledgeable which kept the class fun and interesting.

Francesca Maria Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Mike made the evening of learning seamless and fun. Thank you! Easy learning because of the entertainment mixed in."

Marcia Eaton CPR-HCP Recertification , Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Great course!! Gary is an energetic & funny teacher. You learn a lot.

Tia Olson Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I would tell family or friends to take ALERT. A great teacher. Everything was made fun.

Shannon van Orden Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Really friendly and approachable instructor. Love the setup of the course and definitely made me want to come back for more training. Thanks Kendall!

Fairahn Reid Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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