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An interactive basic Red Cross first aid course that covers life-threatening emergencies at home or at work through online and in-person delivery.

OFA Level 1 Equivalent (Blended) CSA Basic

OFA Level 1 Equivalent (Blended) CSA Basic

An interactive basic Red Cross first aid course that covers life-threatening emergencies at home or at work through online and in-person delivery.

The OFA Level 1 Equivalent course (Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C Blended) is a hands-on basic first aid course that covers lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills through a combination of online self-paced learning and in-class skills with one of our outstanding instructors. You'll learn how to react and respond to life-threatening emergencies including choking, life-threatening bleeding, heart attacks and strokes. This course is recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to their Occupational First Aid Level 1 program, and will certify you to be a designated Level 1 First Aid attendant.

At Alert First-Aid, we believe that people learn best if they are taught in a fun, stress-free environment. We set up our courses to include lots of hands-on, scenario-based learning so you'll leave feeling confident and empowered in your new skills.

Full Course Length 4 hours online, 4.5 hours in class View Locations

Course Details

Topics Covered

This course includes:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
  • Wound Care

Certification

Canadian Red Cross certificates are now virtual! You will receive a certificate of completion once you've finished the online module, and a permanent virtual certificate will be emailed to you after you've successfully completed the entire course. You will also be able to view your manual and certification online at any time through your MyRedCross account. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual

The OFA Level 1 Equivalent course (Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C Blended) course includes the following materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Course Manual (virtual)
  • Canadian Red Cross Comprehensive Guide to First Aid (virtual)

Note: The online portion of your course will be assigned within 1 business day of registering for your in-person section. Please keep this in mind when choosing a date, and allow yourself enough time to complete the online portion of the course.

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Who should take this course?

  • Police
  • Community Care
  • Residential Care
  • Dental Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Job Seekers
  • Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Bus Drivers
  • Flight Crew
  • Coaches
  • Volunteers
  • Respite Care
  • General Interest for All Ages

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 Equivalent (Blended) CSA Basic 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.

Very educative program and the teacher was awesome, patient and answered all questions effectively.

Clara Laryea Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course activities. Made it fun and interesting.

Sonja J. Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

This was the best first aid course I have ever taken as Nathan was very clear and made the course very hands on and easy to understand. It was very engaging and fun and everyone got involved and enjoyed it.

Jean Stankov Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very knowledgeable & personable instructo. The scenarios were really valuable to integrate into learning - appreciate the invitation for participants to participate as opposed to lecture style.

Monica Standard First Aid, Victoria, 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

Chris was a fantastic teacher. He was patient with us and with all of our questions. I learned so much and was never bored! Thank you Chris and Alert First Aid.

Thea Cunningham Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Love it! Best first aid course I have taken. Instructor was very knowledgable. I learned alot, will definitly come back for other courses.

Isabella Lee Emergency First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

Best course I've ever taken! I will highly recommend your company. Thanks!

Caroline Wharton Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very practical, very realistic. Useful feedback. Expects excellent skills, helps learners understand need to be excellent in their skills before teaching others.

Suzanne Flannigan First Aid Instructor Transfer, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very well done. I enjoyed the use of various teaching techniques (audio, visual and hands on). Mike was approachable and knowledgeable of what we were learning about.

Holly Neate Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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