OFA Level 3

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OFA Level 3

Occupational First Aid

WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 3 Course

WorkSafe BC has updated their first aid training programs as of July 1st, 2018. Click here for more info.

Course Details 

This WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level Two course is a 70-hour (two-week M – F) program designed for the urban attendant – typically those attendants who work more than 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
  • Oxygen therapy for patients short of breath
  • Major bleeding control
  • Splinting of skeletal fractures
  • Immobilization of injured patients on a stretcher with a hard collar (spinal precautions) application
  • Use of basket stretchers to transport injured workers
  • 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.

The Final written and practical exams are conducted on the final days of the course (included within the course hours).

Successful completion requires participation throughout the course of instruction and the required practical and written exams with a 70% pass mark.

Prerequisites

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: $755.00

All HeartSafe EMS OFA Level 3 students are also eligible for a free Red Cross CPR C (children and infants) course

You may also be interested in the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course.

Duration

10 Days (70 hours)

Prerequisites

None

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OFA Level 3Aug 19 – 30, 20198:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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OFA Level 3Sep 16 – 27, 20198:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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OFA Level 3Oct 21 – Nov 01, 20198:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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OFA Level 3Nov 11 – 22, 20198:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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OFA Level 3Dec 09 – 20, 20198:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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OFA Level 3Jan 13 – 24, 20208:30h – 16:30hVictoria Unit 5- 3948 Quadra Street

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