Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

First Aid

Occupational First Aid Level 1 • XOCH 0800
This 7-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 bring picture ID. Acceptable photo identification includes driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport.

Prerequisite: 16 years +
Fee: $160
Date: May 24; Wed, 8:30 - 4:30

Transportation Endorsement • XOCH 0780
As an endorsement to the WorkSafeBC Level 1 certificate, this course meets the needs of those responsible for transporting injured workers to medical aid from more remote settings. You must hold your OFA WorkSafeBC Level 1 certificate to receive the endorsement. Endorsement expires with the WorkSafeBC Level 1 certificate.

Fee: $160
Date: May 25; Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid LEvel 3 • XOCH 0820
OFA Level 3 courses qualify candidates for certification by WorkSafe BC as first aid attendants in industry. This course has achieved recognition in every province across Canada. This is a significant approval, specifically towards those employees of the oil and gas industry, logging, mining and other similar endeavours in the north. This program enables those employees to secure a first aid certificate recognized in Canada from coast to coast. Register at least two weeks in advance.

Prerequisite: age 16 +
Fee: $1100
Dates: June 5 - June 16; Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Exam: Saturday June 17