Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

First Aid

This six-hour Red Cross course on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children and babies.

Fee:  $95
Nov. 24, Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 Occupational First Aid Level 1 XOCH 0800
This is the WorkSafeBC basic one-day course designed to provide life-saving first aid skills to workers in industry. The curriculum includes the primary survey, cervical spine (C-spine) control, CPR, airway and breathing interventions, small-wound management and records and reports. Students must demonstrate competency in their practical skills and achieve 70% on a multiple-choice exam. Successful students receive a certificate valid for three years. It is recommended by WorkSafeBC for students to take a CPR class half way through their certification period. Students must be at least 16 years of age and provide photo ID. Please dress comfortably.

Fee: $105
Dates: (Chose one)
Oct. 5, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 25, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Transportation Endorsement • XOCH 0780
This WorkSafeBC course provides Occupational First Aid Level 1 and 2 certificate holders with the required training to move injured workers. The curriculum
  • Patient handling and lifting techniques
  • Use of the spine board and basket stretchers
  • Spinal immobilization techniques
  • Patient assessment and treatment during transport
  • Critical interventions
  • Transportation method

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a Transportation Endorsement certificate. This certificate expires with the Occupational First Aid 1 or 2 certificate. A Transportation Endorsement ticket is required in any Class A hazard job that is more than 20 minutes surface travel from a hospital when the crew size is two to 10 workers.

Prerequisite: A valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 or 2 certificate. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age Please bring Occupational First Aid, Level 1 or 2 certificate and photo ID to class.
Fee: $110
Oct. 6, Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.