First Aid & CPR

Current Course Offerings

Red Cross Courses

Red Cross Babysitting
Pre-requisite: Participants must be at least 11 years old
This course is perfect for youth who are 11 to 15 years old and would like to learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups; discover how to prevent and respond to emergencies; and finally, find out how to promote yourself as a babysitter to parents.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80190 HLTH BS01 A3B) 1 session, Mon, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110. Dec 5


Red Cross CPR Level C
This course is for professional rescuers, such as police officers, firefighters, first responders, workplace first aid teams, and lifeguards. It is based on the current First Aid and CPR guidelines. It covers
one- and two-person rescue and adult, child, and infant CPR. It also provides an introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED). Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80009 HLTH BR01 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am– 2:30 pm, $75. Oct 15
(80101 HLTH BR01 A3B) 1 session, Sat, 9 am– 2:30 pm, $75. Dec 3


Red Cross CPR Level HCP
This course is for healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, paramedics, and allied healthcare providers, such as occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Based on the current First Aid and CPR guidelines, it covers one- and two-person rescue, adult, child, and infant CPR, the use of bag-valve mask, and rescue breathing. It also gives an introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED). Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80050 HLTH BR02 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm, $80. Nov 19


Child Care Emergency First Aid
Formerly Childsafe First Aid, this course is for parents with children up to eight years old and based on the current First Aid and CPR B guidelines. It stresses emergency first aid procedures, recognition of home hazards, allergies, bleeding management, and child/infant CPR, including airway emergencies, breathing and circulation emergencies, first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest, head and spine injuries, wound care, and poisons. Recognized by the B.C. Provincial Child Care Facilities Licensing Board. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80185 HLTH CS01 A3A) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6–10 pm, $110. Starts Nov 28
(80186 HLTH CS01 A3B) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6 –10 pm, $110. Starts Sep 26


Red Cross Emergency First Aid
This course provides simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for people who want to know how to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. Learn about adult cardiovascular emergencies, CPR, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, sudden medical conditions, prevention of disease transmission, and injuries to the head and spine. The course is
based on the current First Aid and CPR guidelines and meets OHS regulations for basic first aid. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80187 HLTH RC02 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110. Nov 26


Red Cross Standard First Aid
This course provides comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques for those who need training to meet work requirements or wish to know how to respond to emergencies in the home. It covers cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR C, prevention of disease transmission, soft tissue injuries, poisons, and injuries to the head and spine. It is based on the current First Aid and CPR guidelines and meets a variety of provincial and territorial regulations for standard first aid and CPR. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80003 HLTH RC01 A3A) 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm, $175. Starts Oct 4
(80004 HLTH RC01 A3B) 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm, $175. Starts Nov 8

Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Courses

Occupational First Aid Level I
This one-day program is designed to equip workers in industry settings with life-saving first aid skills, including basic first aid, blocked airways, and one-person CPR. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80084 HLTH OFA01 A3B) 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Oct 14
(80055 HLTH OFA01 A3C) 1 session, Sat, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Nov 5
(80023 HLTH OFA01 A3D) 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Dec 9

Occupational First Aid Level II
This 40-hour course covers all intermediate medical techniques needed to qualify as a first-aid attendant in the workplace. Attendants must be 19 years old or older. Three-year expiry. Practical exam takes place on Monday and Tuesday of the week following the last class.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80064 HLTH OFA02 A3A) 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $550. Starts Oct 17
(80100 HLTH OFA02 A3B) 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $550. Starts Nov 28

Occupational First Aid Level III
This 75-hour course covers all advanced medical techniques needed to qualify as a first-aid attendant in the workplace, including transport of the injured. Attendants must be 19 years old or older. Three-year expiry. Practical exam takes place on Monday and Tuesday of the week following the last class.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(80188 HLTH OFA03 A3A) 10 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am– 4:30 pm, $875. Starts Nov 14

 

 

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