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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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Enjoyed the course – Mike’s humour well appreciated. I’d recommend others to this program. Thanks.

Chad Dickie Occupational First Aid Level 1, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Had fun in the class. Was not boring or rigid.

Celine Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course. Very knowledgeable instructor whose ample real life experience added lots of interest to the course.

Amy Costello CPR HCP, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

"Lots of fun. Good repitition on important points by instructor. I would certainly come back for additional training."

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

Chris was great! Very enthusiastic, approachable and had a good sense of humour!

Paige CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The class was the best I've taken. Very hands on and 100% educational for first aid and CPR. Will definitely recommend the class to others!

Peggy Massier Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

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

Awesome instructor - super enthusiastic and funny! I definitely recommend the course.

Mark Vaughan Standard 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

Best first aid instructor I've had in 20 years of courses!

Mike Kennedy Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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