Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

First Aid

Occupational First Aid Level 1 • XOCH 0800
This seven-hour WorkSafeBC 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.

Requirements: picture ID. Acceptable photo identification includes driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport.
Prerequisite: age 16 or older
Fee: $160
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. Lytton
• Nov. 15; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Jan. 22; Monday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Feb. 24; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Mar. 3; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Lytton
• Mar. 17; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Apr. 14; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• June 12; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• July 5; Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


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 Occupational First Aid WorkSafeBC Level 1 certificate to receive the endorsement. Endorsement expires with the WorkSafeBC Level 1 certificate.

Prerequisite: Current OFA Level 1 certification.
Fee: $160
Dates: (choose one)
• Oct. 1; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Oct. 22; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Lytton
• Nov. 16; Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Jan. 23; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Feb. 25; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Mar. 4; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Lytton
• Mar. 18; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Apr. 15; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• June 13; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• July 6; Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


NEW! Red Cross Babysitting • XOCH 0882
The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older
youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

Prerequisite: Ages 11 plus
Fee: $100
Date:
• Nov. 5; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Feb. 17; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


NEW! Red Cross Stay Safe! (Home Alone) • XSLF 0620
Offers basic first aid and safety skills for youth 9-13 years old. Participants learn about being safe when they are without the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or trusted adult, both at home and in their communities.

Fee: $100
Dates:
• September 25; Monday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
• March 24, Saturday, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm


NEW! Standard First Aid–CPR C with AED • XOCH 0820
This two-day First Aid course is a fundamental training program in emergency care. This course is an extension to the Basic First Aid program with instruction in injury assessment, head injuries, lifting and moving, eye injuries plus the CPR-C component.
(Picture ID required) Acceptable photo identification includes driver’s license, student card, recreation centre pass, BCID, or passport.

Prerequisite: age 16 plus
Fee: $190 (plus $40 materials)
Dates: (choose one)
• Oct. 14 and 15; Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Jan. 20 and 21; Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


NEW! Red Cross CPR/AED - Recertification • XOCH 0690
Courses on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the
latest CPR guidelines.

Fee: $95
Dates:
• Feb. 18; Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


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

Requirements: picture ID. Acceptable photo
identification includes driver’s license, student card,
recreation centre pass, BCID or passport.
Prerequisites: age 16 plus and have at least a Grade 10
reading comprehension skills.
Fee: $1,150
Date: (choose one)
• Oct. 16–27; Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Feb. 19–Mar. 2; Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.