Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

First Aid

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid, Level 1 • XOCH 0800
You will learn the priority action approach to provide lifesaving first aid enabling you to keep your co-worker or yourself alive until help arrives. Skills include primary survey, management of obstructed airway, one-person CPR with AED, shock and bleeding management, as well as how to treat minor wounds. No previous first aid training is required. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a three-year certificate. The minimum age limit is 16 years of age. Students are to provide picture ID at start of class. Acceptable photo identification includes driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport.

Fee: $140 textbook and pocket mask included
Dates: (choose one)
• Sept. 30, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
• Oct. 21, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
• Nov. 19, Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
• Dec. 9, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid, Level 3 • XOCH 0820
OFA Level 3 courses are offered to qualify candidates for certification by WorkSafeBC as first aid attendants in industry. TRU provides instruction in both the theory and practice of first aid. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and have at least a Grade 10 reading comprehension skills. Students must bring photo ID to class. Acceptable photo identification includes driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport. OFA Level 3 requires 70 hours of class time plus at least 35 hours of homework in the two-week course. Upon confirmation of registration, you will receive the following prior to class start: WorkSafeBC OFA Level 3 binder and manual, handout of pre-reading assignments and exercises that must be done before the first class.
Fee: $1,180 textbooks, pocket mask and exam fee included
Dates:
• Oct. 23 – Nov 3 (testing Nov 4), Monday – Friday,8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Red Cross Basic Rescuer: CPR-C • XOCH 0690
Level C covers skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking in adults, children and babies. It includes two-rescuer adult/child CPR.
Fee: $140 textbook and materials included
Date:
• Nov. 5, Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Red Cross Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR • XOCH 0882
This is a basic one-day course (three-year certification) offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. It is taught in an interactive environment for individuals who care for infants or children in the workplace or at home. It is designed for those in the early childhood industry as well as for parents, grandparents and caregivers. This course includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and exceeds competitor’s standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED. It also teaches skills needed to recognize, prevent and respond to cardiovascular emergencies, CPR Level B, choking, airways and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission.

Fee: $140 textbook and materials included
Date: Oct. 28, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.