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ABCB First Aid Training is excited to be partnering with Columbia Medical Training
Course DetailsThis course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness in a pre-hospital setting. It is intended for those providing emergency response: firefighters, law-enforcement officers, paramedics, and workplace responders. This course meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profile for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR). Completion of this course allows students to apply for licensing with the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB) and can be used to help gain employment with fire departments throughout British Columbia or on-ambulance as an EMR with the BC Ambulance Service. Please note – licensing is a separate process conducted directly by the EMALB. They set the schedule and fees for this next step. Students will need to undertake and pay for additional exams as part of this. Minimum Number of Students Required to Run Course
Cost$2049.00 plus required textbook Note: Only 25% deposit required to register
Duration18 hours online plus 15 days (120 hours) in class
Other Important InfoOnce licensed, students can receive an OFA 3 equivalency certification at a discounted rate Includes CPR ‘BLS’ & AED certification
Emergency Medical Responder$2,049.00
Course DetailsThis course introduces students to the basics of pre-hospital care and CPR skills and is intended for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course material includes techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrive. Includes CPR level BLS and AED certification. All of our FR courses are taught by instructors currently working as firefighters and/or paramedics throughout British Columbia, ensuring they are up to date on current practices in the field and able to bring that knowledge to the classroom. Successful completion of this course is the first step toward licensing with the B.C. Emergency Medical Licensing Board for the First Responder level, and can be used to help gain employment with fire departments and other emergency services throughout British Columbia.
Cost$725.00 plus required textbook Note: Only 50% deposit required to register
Duration14 hours online plus 5 days (40 hours) in class
Other Important InfoIncludes CPR ‘BLS’ & AED certification Includes in-class Ministry of Health (EMALB) licensing exams
Textbook InformationThe required course textbook is Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach, Fifth Canadian Edition by Limmer, Karen et al. Students can choose to purchase either an e-book or a hardcopy of the text. This can be done directly through the publisher here, or students are free to source this themselves. Please note that this must be purchased in advance and the school does not sell this book or keep any copies on site.
First Responder Training$725.00