First Aid & CPR

Current Course Offerings

Red Cross Courses

Please note, registration for these courses opens December 7th.

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 prospective parents.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(20210 HLTH BS01 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110. Feb 27
(40149 HLTH BS01 A3A) 1 session, Fri, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110. May 20



Red Cross CPR Level C
This course is designed 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
(20002 HLTH BR01 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm, $75. Mar 5
(20213 HLTH BR01 A3B) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm, $75. Apr 9


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. It is 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 provides an introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED). Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(40073 HLTH BR02 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm, $80. May 7


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
(20003 HLTH CS01 A3A) 2 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm, $110. Starts Feb 9
(20138 HLTH CS01 A3B) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6–10 pm, $110. Starts Apr 11


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 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
(20209 HLTH RC02 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110. Jan 30


Red Cross Standard First Aid
This course provides comprehensive First Aid & 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
(20212 HLTH RC01 A3A) 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm, $175. Starts Mar 22
(40063 HLTH RC01 A3B) 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm, $175. Starts May 17

Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Courses

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

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(20004 HLTH OFA01 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Feb 13
(20042 HLTH OFA01 A3B) 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Mar 4
(20043 HLTH OFA01 A3C) 1 session, Sat, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Apr 16
(40002 HLTH OFA01 A3D) 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110. Jun 3


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
(20005 HLTH OFA02 A3A) 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30pm, $550. Starts Feb 15
(40148 HLTH OFA02 A3A) 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30pm, $550. Starts May 9


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
(20211 HLTH OFA03 A3A) 10 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30pm, $875. Starts Mar 7

updated Dec 7, 2015 

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