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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

First Aid / Health & Safety

First Aid Courses

Occupational First Aid, Level 1 • XOCH 0800

This seven-hour program equips you with the emergency skills needed to stabilize an injured person until trained help arrives. Areas covered include bleeding control, CPR and conscious and unconscious choking. Students must show picture ID. Acceptable photo identification: driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport.

Prerequisite: 16 years +
Date: July 29, 2017
August 20, 2017
September 16, 2017
September 29, 2017
October 11, 2017
November 1, 2017
November 25, 2017
December 8, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $95.00

Transportation Endorsement • XOCH 0780

This endorsement and the Occupational First Aid level 1 certificate are required in a Class “A” hazard job that is more than 20 minutes surface travel from a hospital when the crew size is 2 – 10 workers. Skills taught include spinal immobilization, helicopter transportation and oxygen therapy training. Must have a valid OFA 1 certificate.

Date: July 30, 2017
August 20, 2017
September 17, 2017
November 26, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $100.00

Occupational First Aid, Level 3 • XOCH 0820

Occupational First Aid Level 3 is a comprehensive, 70 hour (two week) course designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid.

You will learn the basic emergency medical techniques that fall under the responsibility of an Occupational First Aid attendant. This includes CPR, assessment, C-spine management, oxygen therapy, rapid transport criteria and more.

No previous first aid training is required to take this course, however, you must be a minimum of 16 years old and have the physical capacity to perform the techniques taught during the course.

Date: October 16 – 27, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Testing date: October 28, 2017
Fee: $760.00

Standard First Aid • XOCH 0850

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention and AED.

Date: August 17 & 18, 2017
November 9 & 10, 2017
December 11 & 12, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $155.00

CPR C/AED Basic Rescuer Recertification • XOCH 0790

If you have taken a CPR course within the past three years then you qualify for the CPR C this recertification course.

Date: September 9, 2017
December 15, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 pm (Sept. 9, 2017)
8:30 am – 12:30 pm (Dec. 15, 2017)
Fee: $55.00

CPR C / AED • XOCH 0690

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Includes injury prevention and AED.

Date: September 30, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Fee: $155.00

Safety Courses

FoodSafe, Level 1 • XOCH 0850

This sanitation program is appropriate for food handlers, kitchen staff and dining room attendants. Course content includes: purchase and storage of potentially hazardous foods; personal hygiene; the causes of food-borne diseases and maintaining a sanitary food service operation.

Date: July 29, 2017
September 23, 2017
October 21, 2017
November 18, 2017
December 16, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $95.00

H2S Alive • XWRK 0860

This course is intended for anyone currently working or wanting to work in the petroleum industry. This course is a combination of theory and practice with each student learning to use breathing apparatus, detector tube devices and perform rescue techniques and rescue breathing. Upon successfully completion of written and practical examination the student will be issued a certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Date: September 22, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 9, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $95.00

Confined Space • XWRK 0882

Learn how to work safely in confined spaces. This course is ideal for worker supervisors and safety personnel. Successfully completion require full course attendance, a written examination and a demonstration of practical skills including entry into a confined space and rescue simulation wearing self-contained breathing apparatus. Certification valid for three years.

Date: September 23, 2017
December 10, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $250.00

Fall Protection • XOCH 0520

Gain the knowledge required to work safely in areas exposed to fall hazards. Learn to recognizing hazards and to identify and apply fall protection controls.

Date: September 24, 2017
Location: OM 2731
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $250.00