First Aid

First Aid Courses Postponed—Given the current situation with COVID-19, and in the interest of the health and safety of our university community, we are postponing First Aid courses until further notice. Please contact us at to add your name to course waitlists.

WorkSafe BC First Aid

These courses provide the first aid certification necessary for the workplace.

Descriptions of each course include updates and help you decide which course works best for you. If in doubt, please check with your employer. The occupational courses include CPR A and AED.

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Red Cross First Aid

WorkSafeBC recognizes the Red Cross Emergency and the Red Cross Standard First Aid courses as equivalent to their Occupational First Aid, Level 1.

These courses provide the certification necessary to meet the demands of the workplace and for those wishing help in an emergency.

Descriptions of each course include updates and help you decide which course works best for you. If in doubt, please check with your employer.

More courses will be added as the demands increase and we will be adding more new courses in the new year.

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Wilderness Medical Associates First Aid

Practical medical learning for all experience levels — learn to think critically during emergencies in unconventional settings and give your staff the skills and confidence to manage the unpredictable.

Wilderness Medical Associates International is an organization devoted to the development of remote and practical medicine. They are medical and rescue professionals, researchers, experienced educators, and advocates for healthcare in remote settings and hostile environments. The cutting-edge curriculum is overseen and continually revised by a committee of medical practitioners and has been taught on all seven continents.

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Mental Health Association

About one in five Canadians is living with a mental health problem in any given year. Some mental health problems are more common than many physical health problems.

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Register early to ensure you secure a spot and the course will run. We recommend registering at least two weeks in advance to the start date of a course.

Registration is complete when your registration information and payment are submitted.

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Withdrawing from courses

To be eligible for a refund, written withdrawal from a course/program must be received no later than five working days before the start date (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays). Written withdrawal received fewer than five working days is not eligible for a refund. Some courses or programs have special withdrawal/refund policies that supersede this Withdrawal Policy as stated on the confirmation of registration letter.

Course changes

Times, dates, prices and course offerings are subject to change. Courses are checked one week prior to the start of each course and if there are not enough registrants, the course is cancelled. If the course is cancelled by TRU, a full refund will be issued.

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