Kelowna First Aid proudly offers workplace approved standard first aid courses. Standard first aid is the most comprehensive courses that we have to offer. Individuals and students from a variety of backgrounds are required to be certified in standard first aid. Participants will learn a variety of different first aid topics and will receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training. Our main training facility offers this course at least 3 times per week. Participants have the option of selecting from two different CPR level’s when registering for the course. Participants can select either CPR level “C” or CPR level “C” for health care providers which is also known as CPR “HCP”. Candidates must take this course with CPR and can not take a stand-alone first aid course. Scroll through the page for more information or select a course date, time and location for registration from the selection below. If you have any questions or wish to book a private course with us please use the contact form from the main menu.
Standard First Aid Course Content:
Participants attending a standard first aid course will learn a variety of different first aid topics and will receive CPR and AED training. All standard first aid courses include CPR training which is a compulsory component of the course. Participants registered in this course will learn:
- CPR for adult, child and infant victims.
- CPR complications and airway obstructions for adult, child and infant victims.
- Application and usage of barrier devices during CPR (includes bag-valve masks for CPR “HCP” candidates).
- When and how to use a automated external defibrillator (AED).
- Circulatory emergencies such as heart attacks, deadly bleeding, angina, transient ischemic attacks and strokes.
- Respiratory emergencies such as aspiration, hyperventilation, shock, asthma and anaphylaxis (also known as allergic reactions).
- Sudden Medical emergencies such as diabetic emergencies (hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia) and seizures.
- Poisons, burns and child birth.
- Environmental emergencies such as hypothermia, frost bite, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and heat cramps.
- Head and Neck Injuries (possible spinals)
- Skeletal injuries such as broken bones and fractures
Participants will learn to recognize and manage these emergencies and more when attending a standard first aid course.
Standard First Aid and CPR Certification
Candidates that complete the course will immediately receive a workplace approved standard first aid, CPR and AED certificate. The certificate will state training and certification in the use of AED’s and the requested level of CPR. This certificate meets Health Canada and workplace standards for first aid and CPR training. Participants will receive a wallet size certificate but may opt for a larger “wall-mount” certificate for a small additional fee (inform the instructor about your request when receiving your award).
Length of Standard First Aid and CPR Course
The length of a standard first aid and CPR course is approximately 16 hours. Course length can vary depending on class skill, experience and knowledge level. Minimum class time for this program is 14 hours.
Available level’s of CPR with Standard First Aid:
Participants have the option of selecting either CPR level “C” or CPR level “C” for health care providers (CPR “HCP”) to partner with the standard first aid course. Candidates can make this selection on the registration page (the page after you make the course date and time selection below).
Cost of Standard First Aid and CPR:
The cost of the course is 144.99. Course cost covers taxes, manual and workplace approved certification fees. We have no hidden costs or fees.
Standard First Aid Registration:
To register for a standard first aid course select the course date, time and location from the selection below and complete the registration form. Participants must pre-pay to guarantee themselves a spot in the course. Accepted on-line payment methods include debit, credit card and PayPal. If you would like to pay via another method please contact us via phone or via email at email@example.com
Private Standard First Courses:
We have instructors available to teach individuals, groups and businesses. We are mobile and can come to you or you can book a time at our training facility. To book or schedule a private standard first aid course please email us, use the contact form or call.
Please wear comfortable clothes.
Refunds are not accepted within 72 hours of the course. Transfers will be charged $25.00 when requested within 72 hours of the course. Prior to that time candidates can receive a full refund or transfers to another date and time free of charge.