OFA Level 2
OFA Level 2
Occupational First Aid
WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 2 Course
WorkSafe BC has updated their first aid training programs as of July 1st, 2018. Click here for more info
This WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level Two course is a 35-hour program designed for the urban attendant – typically those attendants who work within twenty minutes surface travel time of a hospital. Initial certification requires full participation and course attendance, as well as satisfactory results in both a written and practical exams with a 70% pass mark.
The course curriculum includes:
- Basic Life Support (Adult CPR) and AED use
- Priority Action Approach and Workplace Emergency Response Procedures (WERP)
- Scene assessment
- Patient assessment
- Critical airway & breathing and circulatory interventions with C-spine management; including insertion of oral airways
- Major bleeding control
- WorkSafe BC records and reports
- Small wound, soft tissue, and fracture management
All courses are taught by certified WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid Instructors many of whom have had years of hands-on first aid experience but also many years of adult instructional experience.
Upon successful completion students will be issued a WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid certificate with a three (3) year expiry.
Successful completion requires participation throughout the course of instruction and the required practical and written exams with a 70% pass mark.
The Final written and practical exams are conducted on the final days of the course (included within the course hours).
None. Participants must have the ability to understand the course material, actively participate in the hands-on activities throughout the course hours and successfully complete the required written and/or practical exams.
Maximum class size: 12 students
Course Cost: $485.00
All HeartSafe EMS OFA Level 2 students are also eligible for a free Red Cross CPR C (children and infants) course
You may also be interested in the WorkSafe BC Transportation Endorsement Course.
5 Days (35 hours)
|OFA Level 2||Sep 09 – 13, 2019||8:30h – 16:30h||Victoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street|
|OFA Level 2||Oct 07 – 11, 2019||8:30h – 16:30h||Victoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street|
|OFA Level 2||Nov 04 – 08, 2019||8:30h – 16:30h||Victoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street|
|OFA Level 2||Dec 02 – 06, 2019||8:30h – 16:30h||Victoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street|
|OFA Level 2||Jan 06 – 10, 2020||8:30h – 16:30h||Victoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street|