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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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Great course and great instructor. After this course, I feel confident in continuing with my co-teach and becoming an effective instructor. Thank you for an excellent course!

Kaitlyn Patterson First Aid Instructor Course, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Once again Gary proved to be an excellent teacher! He is very good at teaching in a way that is understandable and fun. Who could not want to take this course? It was very well done!

Emerald Ayres Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Great combination of teaching and learning as well as handson information. I learned a lot. Thank you!!

Marissa Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

It was a great class. Never a dull moment with Gary. Made it fun as well with humor and personal stories. Always positive. 

Natasha Nelson Emergency Childcare 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

Great course. Very fun learning environment. Learned a lot in little time.

John Barry Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

I have recertified for CPR about 10 times in my career & this was by far the best recertification!

Gwen Gosson CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you for teaching in a humorous fun way it made the long day enjoyable. 

Byron Knight Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Best first aid course I’ve taken. Gary was awesome and all the hands on experience really helped me absorb information.

Pebbles Williams-Bing Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Awesome instructor! Made the long days easier. I am glad that I can now be of help in any emergency situation."

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