OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

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

The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 course is designed to teach you how to respond to the most common and most life-threatening workplace first aid emergencies, including CPR, bleeding, shock, and sudden medical emergencies. WorkSafeBC has authorized Alert First-Aid to teach the Occupational First Aid Level 1 program, and at the end of the course, successful candidates will be recognized by WorkSafeBC as Occupational First Aid Level 1 attendants.

This is a hands-on course with knowledgeable and friendly instructors, and is an excellent addition to anyone's resume.

We're doing our best to keep COVID-19 case numbers in British Columbia down, so masks are mandatory for the duration of all of our courses. Please check out the resources section to read our full COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Full Course Length 8 hours Register Now

Course Details

Topics Covered

Occupational First Aid Level 1 includes:

  • Conducting a Scene Assessment
  • Activating the Worksite Emergency Plan
  • Maintaining Support of the Head and Neck
  • Opening and Maintaining the Airway
  • Assessing for Breathing
  • Clearing an Obstructed Airway
  • Breathing for a Worker with a Pocket Mask
  • Performing CPR and AED
  • Assessing Skin Condition – Recognizing Shock
  • Conducting an RBS
  • Controlling Bleeding

Certification

You will receive your permanent wallet certificate at the end of the day after successfully completing the written exam and demonstrating all skills. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Materials

The Occupational First Aid Level 1 course includes the following materials:

  • WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 Participant Guide (hard copy)

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Who should take this course?

  • Job seekers
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 attendants
  • Construction
  • Roofing
  • Office
  • Retail

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
OFA Level 1 or Equivalent course, we offer this course in the following locations:

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley |

Give us a call at 1.866.282.5378, or send us an email at to arrange a group course.

Liked having hands on scenarios. Teachers were both torough & helpful. Learned a lot for sure!

Jamila Douhaibi Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course - great instructor (which is why I come back every year).

Evelyn CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Awesome class & great delivery. Made it fun & educating.

Jen Slade Emergency 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

"Mike was incredible at making everyone feel comfortable in the class."

Aarush Azizi CPR C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Always great! Love Alert First Aid!

Heidi Tissari CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I thought this course was great! It was educational, but at the same time I had a lot of fun and felt very engaged.

Sophie Henderson Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I loved the creative use of props, the high energy and excitement, the strong focus and clear communication, the instructor's sense of humour, and how simply all the content was organized. This was a fun, informative and well-instructed experience. Impressive - and I don't get easily impressed!

Tannauz Rahimpour Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I have taken/taught many basic first aid courses; this was one of the most effective in terms of entertainment, good discussion, knowledge and practical education. Mike is an excellent instructor - thank you. Fully recommend.

James Mayall Marine Basic First Aid, 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
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