Continuing Education

First Aid and safety

Child Care Emergency First Aid

Cost: $110

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 BC Provincial Childcare Facilities Licensing Board. Three-year expiry

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 23 | 80097, 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Dec 46 | 80098, 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6–10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Occupation First Aid Level II

Cost: $550

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

Sep 25–Sep 29 | 80038, 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm
Nov 20–Nov24 | 80038, 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Occupational First Aid Level I

Cost: $110

The one-day program is designed to provide life-saving First Aid skills to workers in industry settings, including basic First Aid, block airways, one-person CPR. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 15 | 80008, 1 session, Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm
Oct 14 | 80056, 1 session,  Sat, 8 am-4:30 pm
Nov 3 | 80033, 1 session, Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm
Dec 9 | 80227, 1 session Sat, 8 am-4:30 pm

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Occupational First Aid Level III

Cost: $875

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.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

Oct 16–Oct 27 | 80228, 10 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Red Cross CPR Level C

Cost: $75

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 AED. Three-year expiry.

Oct 21 | 80009, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm
Nov 18 | 80229, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Red Cross CPR Level HCP

Cost: $80

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, the use of a bag-valve mask, rescue breathing, and adult, child, and infant CPR. It also provides an introduction to AED. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Oct 28 | 80028, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm
Dec 2 | 80230, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Red Cross Emergency First Aid

Cost: $110

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, CPR, and AED guidelines and meets OHS regulations for basic First Aid. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 1921 | 80231, 2 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6 pm–10 pm
Nov 7–9 | 80232, 2 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6 pm–10 pm
Nov 25 | 80233, 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Red Cross Standard First Aid

Cost: $175

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, CPR, and AEC guidelines and meets a variety of provincial and territorial regulations for standard First Aid and CPR. Three-year expiry.

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, CPR, and AEC guidelines and meets a variety of provincial and territorial regulations for standard First Aid and CPR. Three-year expiry.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 1928 | 80004, 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm
Nov 716 | 80005, 4 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

Cost: $55

For employees and employers, this course covers WorkSafeBC’s requirements for the labeling of hazardous materials in the workplace. Learn about terminology, legal requirements, labeling, safety data sheets, health factors, and responsibilities of employers and employees. Find out how to apply the system to your work environment.

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Sep 28 | 80017, 1 session, Thu, 7–10 pm.

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 2 | 80119, 1 session, Mon, 7–10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

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