How do I get a first aid certificate in BC?

How do I get a first aid certificate in BC?

These candidates will need to: Take, and successfully complete, the WorkSafeBC occupational first aid course or examination, or the equivalent examination from an approved first aid training provider.

Where can I learn first aid in BC?

Canadian Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses are delivered throughout Canada through our network of Training Partners. Please visit or call 1-877-356-3226 to find training in your area.

How long does first aid certification last in BC?

3 years
First aid records must be kept for 3 years for all injuries and illnesses that are reported or treated.

What is Level 1 first aid in BC?

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.

What is Level 3 first aid in BC?

The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level Three course is a 70 hour program designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid. Initial certification requires full participation and course attendance plus passing both a written and practical exam.

What can I do with first aid certificate?

Having a valid and accredited first aid certificate will give you the first aider that peace of mind to know that you are allowed to assist or treat any injured person providing that the sick or injured person has given you consent to treat or assist them.

Is CPR and first aid training hard?

Don’t worry, it’s not that difficult. It’s designed to get you to pass, not fail. You may not even be required to take a traditional test where you answer questions and mark your answer if you take a classroom only course.

What is first aid training with St John Ambulance?

First aid training with St. John Ambulance covers CPR for adults, infants and children. Each year, more than 550,000 Canadians are certified by St. John Ambulance in first aid and CPR. LEARN MORE ABOUT FIRST AID TRAINING

Why volunteer with St John Ambulance?

Today, in more than 300 communities across Canada more than 10,000 St. John Ambulance volunteers provide over one million hours of community service per year. The financial contribution of St. John volunteers could be calculated in hundreds of millions of dollars. The contribution to safety of Canadians is immeasurable.

Where was the first first aid course taught in Canada?

In 1883 Quebec City was the first Canadian branch to teach first aid courses and shortly thereafter courses were being offered in Kingston, Ontario. In the next 10 years, St. John Ambulance grew to be a national organization and by 1892 had 12 branches teaching first aid from coast-to-coast.

What level of first aid does this course meet the CSA?

This course meets the CSA standards for Basic First Aid. Emergency First Aid Level C is for individuals requiring basic information on First Aid and CPR for their workplace, school, or personal interest. This course meets the CSA standards for Intermediate First Aid.

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