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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

EMR Licensing in BC

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Emergency Medical Responders provide basic emergency services, typically in rural and remote areas. In BC, 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 I Need to be Licensed? Most likely, but not always. […]

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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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"Amazing course! Jaimie was able to keep it light and fun but stil challenge us and provide constructive feedback."

Emily Glowach First-Aid Instructor Course, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Perfect teaching! Interactive – even fun! Informative – repetitive – won’t forget material taught because basics are so reinforced and superfluous left out.

Anny Ruch Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

This was the best first aid course I have ever taken as Nathan was very clear and made the course very hands on and easy to understand. It was very engaging and fun and everyone got involved and enjoyed it.

Jean Stankov Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Love this company! I always use Alert to recertify and tell my coworkers.

Traci Serzisko CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Instructor was very enthusiastic and effective. Really enjoyed the hands-on learning and scenarios!

Julia Nemer Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Kendall is great, enthusiastic and fun with this course. Great hands on tasks were given.

Kayla Yaghi Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

It was the best first aid course ever. I really enjoyed learning the knowledge and skills through this course, and the instructor was a great teacher.

Juhyun Jung Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Jordan was a great instructor! The 8 hours went by quickly & I got lots out of it!

Molly Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Excellent instructor, enthusiastic, really wanted us to learn & understand the content. Thank you.

Lisa Rintoul Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I sincerely appreciated Andrea’s calm clear direction. Being an older student taking classes like this can be somewhat overwhelming with volumes of info in such a short time, but the format and presentation made the experience +++ positive. Thank you.

Fran Smyth Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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