Standard First Aid (SFA) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Course


Standard First Aid (SFA) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Course

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Standard First Aid (SFA) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Course

Course Details

This comprehensive two-day (16-hour) course includes all of the Standard First Aid course material plus the Basic Life Support material. This combined course offers those additional skills that may be required for entry into advanced Paramedicine courses such as Dental Hygienist, ECG Technician, Occupational therapist, Physician Assistant, Radiotherapist, Respiratory Therapist and X-Ray Technician.

This course meets legislation requirements and equivalency to the WorkSafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 1 course and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

All courses are taught by certified Canadian Red Cross Instructors.

On successful completion which includes hands-on participation throughout the course and a short thirty question written test a certificate valid for three (3) years will be issued.

All Red Cross certificates and textbooks can be accessed by the participant once they are registered into the online Canadian Red Cross system.

This course can be used as a prerequisite for the WorkSafe BC Transportation Endorsement (TE) course.

Course 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 exam.

Course cost: $195.00

Maximum Class Size: 18 students


2 Days (16 hours)


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