A 70-hour first aid course designed with the rural or attendant in heavy industry in mind. A prerequisite for employment with the BC Ambulance Service, many ski patrols and some Fire / Police Departments.
Covers the basics of airway, breathing and circulation - includes how to deal with obstructed airways, breathing distress, bleeding control, Shock and one and two person CPR. In addition, continuing patient assessment, hard collar application, securing a patient to a spine board, upper and lower limb splinting and minor wound care are covered. Completion of records and reports are an integral part of the course.
Course fees include textbooks and Exams.
Written and practical exams are required after the course is completed. A minimum mark of 70% is required, on both the written and practical exams, to successfully complete the course. A 3 year certificate will be issued on successful completion.
A WorkSafe BC 'Statement of Fitness' is required. A complete WorkSafe BC course medical may be required by some students. For more details contact our office.
Prerequisite: 16 years of age
**Please note this course runs Mon-Fri with weekends off