Standard First Aid & CPR-C/AED (OFA 1 equivalent)

Two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training to meet work requirements or respond to emergencies at home
This course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. (OFA 1 equivalent)

Duration: 14–16 hours (over 2 days)

We also offer a blended learning option. which combines online self-study with a one-day in-person course. This course is now recognized my WorkSafe B.C as an OFA 1 equivalent.

Cost: $187.00
Includes all materials and digital certification card

Location: 203-1420 Alpha Lake Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B1

Completion: Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps. 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the fundamental principles

Red Cross Certificate (valid for 3 years)
Certificates are now virtual. Your certificate will be emailed to you after the course has taken place.

Course Content:

  • Preventing & preparing for emergencies
  • The EMS system (Emergency Medical Services) – When and how to access help
  • Workplace documentation & how to complete a first aid record
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) and safety data sheets
  • Roles and responsibilities of a First Aid Attendant in the workplace
  • Check, call, care
  • Airway and breathing emergencies (choking, asthma, hyperventilation, anaphylactic shock)
  • Circulation emergencies (life threatening bleeding, heart attack, stroke and shock)
  • Respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • CPR and automated external defibrillators (AED’s)
  • Wound care
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies – cold/ heat related
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • How to care for bone muscle and joint injuries
  • Poisons

Take-Home Materials:

  • Online First Aid & CPR Manual
  • E-Certification card

This course is equivalent to OFA 1 and accepted by WorkSafeBC. Learn more about certificates accepted in B.C. workplaces as OFA Level 1 equivalents.

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