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

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.

Full Course Length 8 hours View Locations

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

First Aid Course Materials for OFA Level 1 or Equivalent

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

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

The Alert Advantage

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Deep Discounts

3-Year Guarantee

Replacement certs

Free CPR Mask + Gloves

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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.

Both instructors were excellent - confident, capable, efficient and humorous. This is the best first aid course I've ever taken due to awesome instructors and practical content. Thank you!

Kara Sorensen Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Chris was great; very enthusiastic and presented the information in a way that was fun and easy to remember.

Laura Glenn Standard First Aid, 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

"Alert First-Aid gives the best and most practical courses in Childcare First-Aid I have taken in 15 years of Child Care."

Angela Infant First-Aid, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Good times had by all. Chris was very good at conveying his knowledge.

Jon CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

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

Paul Callow CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course; beats the typical classroom environment. Mike did a great job of keeping the course fun & interesting. Thank you!

Frank Brunt Wilderness & Remote First Aid, Courtenay, BC More Testimonials

Really great. Jason made the course fun & entertaining and some good acronyms to keep for memory!

Charlene Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Fantastic. Better than I expected. Humor was a great addition - thanks!

Jen Wenberg CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Jason is a terrific instructor. I was surprised how much I learned - very enjoyable!

Melissa Robin Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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