We kindly ask anyone (participants and instructors) with symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and painful swallowing to stay home and not attend the training session. Instead, please complete the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, follow the recommendations given, and rebook your course for a later date.

During your course, wearing a mask that securely covers the nose, mouth, and chin is mandatory. You may bring your own, or one will be provided when you arrive. Thank you for keeping us and your classmates safe.

We have masks, hand sanitizer and face shields available to purchase here.

First-aid course

Try our fun, hands on realistic first-aid training in a no pressure learning environment

Standard First-Aid For Industry

Need a Standard First Aid that also appeases Work Safe BC guidelines ? 

This hands-on interactive two day course teaches candidates how to deal with the most common occupational first-aid emergencies for BC work places, as well as general public and care giving emergencies as outlined by Red Cross Standard First Aid guidelines. Course includes:

  • Adult, Child & Infant CPR (Level C)
  • Choking procedures
  • Emergency scene management
  • Dealing with shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Minor wound management
  • Major bleeding
  • Internal bleeding
  • Poisons
  • Minor burns
  • Heart attack/stroke
  • Broken bones
  • Seizures
  • Heat related illness
  • Hypothermia
  • Allergic reactions

Both certificates are good for three years. This course includes a first-aid manual. 

When applicable, first-aid course price includes GST.

Red Cross First Aid certificates are now virtual! You will receive a temporary certificate at the end of your course, and your certificate will be emailed to you after the course has taken place.

WorkSafe BC now recognizes the Canadian Red Cross Standard First-Aid as equivalent to OFA1.

Full Course Length: 16 Hours
Recertification: 9 Hours

Our Clients Say

"I love that I can get a BC and Alberta first-aid course in just one day!  All of the staff at Alert were great. The instructor was engaging yet taught the course in a way that I did not feel intimidated. Thanks for the great course - I will be back!"

Joanne Lovespell

OFA Level 1 / Standard First-Aid 

Victoria BC

"Awesome and energy-filled teaching. Thanks for making it interesting and go fast!"

Sheila Carroll

Standard First-Aid

Nanaimo, BC

"The instructor was AMAZING! I've taken first aid before and this was without a doubt the best. Knowledeable, professional, and fun."

Sam Taylor

Standard First-Aid

Nanaimo, BC

"Chris was great - dynamic, fun, professional - great teacher! Answered questions well and made sure everyone was content before continuing to other subject matter."

Carli Griffin

Standard First-Aid

Victoria, BC

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If you have a group of people and would like us to come to your workplace to teach an Alberta/BC OFA Level 1 and Standard First Aid 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

Please give us a call at 1-866-282-5378 or send us an email at info@alertfirstaid.com to arrange a group course.

Who should take this course:




Anyone with a job requiring them to hold a Standard First Aid, as well as being the first aid

attendant for staff.


Anyone looking for work. You get 2 certificates to put on your resume for less!


Anyone working in Alberta or BC oilfields 


Anyone who works in trades and wants more than just one day of training


Anyone who wants to be a Level 1 First-Aid Attendant in BC or a Standard First-Aider in Alberta


Anyone who requires a WCB OFA level 1 certificate and CPR C certificate (adult, child, infant)