Vancouver First Aid is the leading training provider of WorkSafe BC, academic and workplace approved certification courses in the Vancouver mainland. Typical participants include VPD, RCMP, security guards, CBSA, babysitters, caregivers, construction workers, oil and gas workers, miners, trade workers, City of Vancouver employees, office workers, new parents, coaches, teachers, fitness workers, personal trainers, nurses, health care professionals, students, doctors, medical school students, SFA students, Langara students, UBC students, Kwantlen students, daycare / childcare workers, life-guards, fire-fighters and paramedics. Participants can register for a number of different courses including workplace emergency first aid classes (WEFA) which provide certification that is equivalent of OFA level 1 and meet WorkSafe BC requirements. One and two-day courses are available and include CPR and AED training. To register for a Canadian first aid course in the Vancouver Lower Mainland use the contact details provided below.
How To Register?
To register for a course contact this provider using the following details:
- Phone Number: 778-709-9180
- Email: [email protected]
- Website (On-Line Registration Available): http://vancouverfirstaid.ca
Participants may also be able to register in person at any of the training centres posted below.
Numerous Training Locations
This workplace approved training provider has multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland that offers first aid, workplace safety and food safe courses. Check out the list of locations from below
- 1773 Kingsway, Vancouver
- 250 Smithe Street, Vancouver
- 7238 137th Street, Surrey
- 10114 King George Blvd, Surrey
Training centres are clean, well-maintained and fitted the latest teaching equipment / materials. Free parking is available at most training centres as well as great access to public transit.
All training courses are available at the cheapest fees in Vancouver. Rates are inclusive of everything – taxes, certification fees, and training manuals. Trainees are assured of no additional expenses aside from the initial enrolment fee.
Trainees are also entitled to full refunds should they be unable to complete their enrolled course, provided a 72-hour notice was given before dropping out.
All first aid courses, including standard, emergency, childcare and occupational first aid include training in CPR and the use of automated external defibrillators (AED). Here’s some popular topics taught in these courses:
- Recognition and management of respiratory emergencies such as anaphylaxis, asthma and shock
- Management of circulatory emergencies such as heart attack, stroke and angina
- Management of wounds such as scrapes, abrasions, amputations, lacerations and punctures
- Recognition and management of skeletal injuries including spinal injuries and open / closed fractures.
- Management of victims of fully or partially obstructed airways (choking victims) with a variety of complications (includes obese, pregnant, differently able victims).
Learn how to manage theses skills and many more by enrolling in standard, emergency childcare, WEFA or emergency first aid.
Big groups of trainees and companies can enrol in private classes as well. You can send an e-mail or give a telephone call to inquire more about private course costs. Private classes are available at the Vancouver training centres or they can come to you.
A popular course offered by this provider is infant CPR classes which are designed for new or expecting parents that wan to be prepared for emergencies with an infant or small child.
A workplace approved training certificate is awarded to trainees who are able to complete and pass a training course. The certificate is valid for three years throughout Canada and will surely met whatever requirement the trainee needs it for.
Facilities and Instructors
All classes are taught by Workplace approved or WorkSafe BC certified instructors who are the best in their given fields. The training centers are high-end, with spacious and well-maintained classrooms equipped with the latest training equipment.
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Did You Know?
Taking oral temperature
Digital thermometers are usually made for taking oral, rectal, and axillary temperature. Follow these easy steps to take oral temperature. Take note, use a thermometer that has only been used for orally taken temperature.
- Make sure the person has a clean mouth or preferably has brushed his or her teeth.
- Place the tip of the thermometer under the tongue.
- Tell the person to close his or her mouth around the thermometer.
- Wait one minute or until the thermometer beeps before reading.
Note: Oral temperature usually matches the core body temperature compared to axillary and rectal temperature.