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.

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 1 session

Fee: $140 (includes student manual and pocket mask)

Dates: (choose one)
• Sept. 29, Saturday
• Oct. 13, Saturday
• Nov. 17, Saturday
• Dec. 1, Saturday


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. 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. Upon confirmation of registration, you will receive a handout of pre-reading assignments and exercises that must be done before the first class.

Fee: $1,180 (includes books, pocket mask and exam fee)

Dates:
• Oct. 15 – Oct. 26  Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 10 sessions


Red Cross Basic Rescuer: CPR-C • XOCH 0690

Learn the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking in adults, children and babies. The course includes two-rescuer adult/child CPR.

Fee: $140 (includes all books and materials)

Date:
• Dec. 8, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 1 session


Red Cross Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR • XOCH 0880

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 (includes all books and materials)

Date: Sept 22, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 1 session