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

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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.

OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

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

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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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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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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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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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Great balance between professionalism and fun. The learning atmosphere was comfortable. Excellent! I feel prepared to apply my knowledge when needed.

Chelsea Archer Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great program, hands on training and kept it fun and informative. Will be back for more training and will definitely refer!!!

Liam Horne Occupational First Aid Level 1, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Jason was engaging and entertaining. Made the class much more fun than it may have been!

Brianne Campbell CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"The course was very simple and the instructor was super awesome. I actually learned more than I expected, thank you Jason."

Gebrewolde Hailesilasse Standard First-Aid, Victoria, B.C. 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

Good refresher course - learned more than at St. John Ambulance!

Paul Callow CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great instructor! And this course is very helpful.

Eonhee Chor Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Jason's teaching style was fantastic and I feel it helped with information retention."

Blue Orchard Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Nathan was super awesome and made the somewhat tedious information as fun as possible. Very clear and helpful.

Kaitlin Morgan Standard 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
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