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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)

OFA Level 1 Equivalent (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.

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) 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.

Great course. Simple yet effective. i appreciated how to-the-point it was.

Shirley Rudecki CPR HCP, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Gary used relevant examples & situations to teach us proper CPR. He is a great instructor! I like how we learned both adult and baby CPR and it was very hands on.

Kaitlyn CPR, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Woaho! Wow! Awesome J This course went over and beyond….I expected more notes, but this was super hands on and educational. The teacher made learning fun!

Sophie Adams Standard First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

Awesome! Was not looking forward to doing the course because of a CPR course I did last year with a different company that was not very good, but was very happy with this course. It was entertaining, well taught and I feel confident now in an emergency. 

Anna Gardner Standard First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

"Awesome! Really fun teacher - came into the class not wanting to be there but enjoyed the whole thing, Andrea made it fun to learn. Thanks!"

Kaitlyn Prowse Standard First-Aid, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

I found Gary to be very passionate about the subject matter. His enthusiasm helped keep the class motivated and focused. A very good course!!

Nicole Cuddy Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Best 1st aid course I've taken. Thoroughly enjoyed Gary's presentation. Very helpful.

Carol Strynadka Emergency First-Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

The instructor was very engaging and made the course interesting! I would recommend Alert First-Aid Services to a friend!

Krista Stubbs 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

"I really enjoyed this class and will use this information and training to help myself, my family, friends and others."

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