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This 6hr course is great for Health care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals. As well as fire service teams, rescue teams, sport medicine life guards and Ski patrol. Course Includes:
- glove removal
- Primary assessment
- CPR C
- Airway obstruction
- Assisted Ventilation
- Airway management
- Oxygen Therapy
Basic Life Support (HCP)$90.00
Employers must implement procedures for responding to reports or incidents of bullying and harassment. The procedures must ensure a reasonable response to the report or incident and aim to fully address the incident and ensure that bullying and harassment is prevented or minimized in the future. Have a group? Give us a call and we can set up a private class for you and your team!
Bullying & Harassment$100.00
The Confined Spaces Entry course is 4-hour training program. A confined space can be more hazardous than regular work spaces for many reasons. Once you have completed it, we recommend that you are provided with some on the job training to cover site-specific confined spaces entry you will encounter at your workplace. Confined Space Entry provides an opportunity to learn how to:
- Identify, define and classify a confined space.
- Define a permit-required confined space.
- Refer to the standards and the regulations related to confined spaces.
- Better understand the hazards associated with confined spaces.
- Work safely within a confined space.
- Follow the procedures associated with confined space entry.
- Identify the proper safety equipment needed in confined spaces.
- Prepare an emergency response plan.
Confined Space Entry$100.00
Construction Safety Officer (CSO) In partnership with Safety CentralIn recent years there is a trend for builders and contractors to pay more attention to safety-related matters than ever before. It is a fact that companies embracing safety preform better and have a higher retention percentage in their workforce. A Construction Safety Officer ensures that the construction workers are following established policies and safety regulations. A CSO may take on additional roles and responsibilities, but their primary job is helping to create safer work sites. They develop, implement, and enforce policies that reduce the risk of accidents. The Safety Officer determines what policies are needed and how to enforce them. Upon successful completion, students will receive a Construction Safety Officer certificate. The course examines the various authorities and legislation governing construction sites. Included are:
- Vancouver Building Bylaw
- Workers Compensation Act
- Occupational Health & Safety Regulation
- BC Fire Code
- Responsibilities of all parties are discussed and prevention activities to meet the duties of responsible persons are explained namely:
- Health and Safety Programs
- Conducting Risk Assessments
- Writing Safe Work Procedures
- Instructing and Training, Orientations, New and Young Worker
- Performing Site Inspections
- Managing Injury Reports
- Accident Investigations
- Confined Space Procedures
- De-Energization and Lock Out
- Excavation and Shoring
- Fall Protection
- Concrete Construction
- Electrical Safety
- Cranes and Hoists
- Traffic Control
- Emergency Response Planning
Construction Safety Officer (CSO)$2,000.00
Basic one-day 7 -hour Red Cross course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR-C) skills for the workplace or home. Includes; Preparing to respond, The EMS system, Check, Call, Care, Airway emergencies, Breathing and Circulation emergencies, First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest and wound care. Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps; 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation and adherence to the Fundamental Principles. A 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR C will be issued upon successful completion
Emergency First Aid with CPR C$115.00
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$1625.00 plus required textbook
Duration18 hours online plus 10 days (80 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$1,625.00
Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations. We recommend bringing your own Stethoscope, one will be provided for you if needed. Prerequisites Participant must have a valid Red Cross First Responder or OFA level 3 First Aid Ticket Completion
- Successfully demonstrate the required skills
- Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
- Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma)
- Attend and participate in 100% of the course
Emergency Medical Responder Bridge$950.00
ABCB First Aid offers this 4 Hour course to give participants an understanding of fall protection as it relates to safety standards in the Workplace; exposes them to different fall hazards in their work environment; and examines the critical components of safe and effective fall protection systems. A hands-on learning component allows them to become familiar with some of the systems and solutions. The course is intended for industry workers, but may also be of interest to joint health and safety committee members, worker health and safety representatives, Supervisors, and business owners or operators who wish to improve healthy and safety knowledge in their workplace. Description: Workers require additional on-the-job training to cover site-specific fall-protection equipment and applications they will encounter at their workplace. After completing the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand how to work safely in areas exposed to fall hazards
- Give examples of situations where fall protection equipment is necessary
- Recognize workplace fall hazards, and apply corrective measures
- Identify essential components of fall protection systems
- Create fall protection control systems in the workplace
- Explain basic fall protection as it relates to safety regulations and standards in B.C.
- Understand the governing bodies that control fall protection regulations and standards
Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. The course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. This includes how to assess Infants, Children, Seniors, and Pregnant woman. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations. Great for anyone working in fire services, rescue teams, workplace response teams, sports medicine professionals, lifeguards, and ski patrol. Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm A minimum mark of 75% is needed on the written closed book exam and successful completion of two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma) as well as 100% attendance and participation of the course A 3-year Certificates is issued by Red Cross upon successful completion.
ABCB First Aid Training is excited to be partnered with Columbia Medical Training
Course DetailsThis course is only available to those already holding either an FR or OFA3 certificate, and 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.
Cost$925.00 plus required textboook
Duration4 Hours online plus 5 days (40 hours) in class
PrerequisitesStudents MUST hold one of the following: First Responder Certification First Responder License, or Occupational First Aid Level 3 Certification Please Contact our Office for Dates
First Responder/OFA3 Upgrade to EMR
Join ABCB First Aid for a Week Long Kids Camp!Ages 9-12 Ages 12-15. Location: 324 Terminal Ave, Nanaimo, BC The camps will include our most popular Red Cross Standard First Aid Class spread out over a week and will include visits to the Nanaimo Museum to learn about local plants and history, walks to nearby Maffeo Sutton Park and empathy sessions with a variety of animal ambassadors focussing on safety with pets and wildlife. Standard First Aid covers a variety of topics from basic first aid such as cardiovascular emergencies, CPR Level C (adult, child and infant), choking, airway and breathing emergencies, bleeding control, and prevention of disease transmission to more in-depth topics such as sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. The camps are available with a maximum of 12 students per camp with 1 instructor full time and one part time instructor. Camp begins at 9am and is over at 3pm each day. Please bring a bagged lunch and snacks, a water bottle and clothing appropriate for the weather each day. Campers are expected to be able to participate in classroom-style learning about first aid topics and participate in first aid drills and travel on foot to various locations respectfully and safely. A 3-year Certificate is issued by Red Cross upon successful completion.
Nanaimo Kids Summer Camps$300.00
The OFA Level 3 First Aid Exam Challenge is a 2-day course designed to sign you off for your 3-year WorkSafeBC OFA level 3 ticket. The prerequisites for this course are a OFA Level 3 certificate that is still current/valid within the past 6 months, and a CPR-A or higher certificate that has been taken within the past 6 months. This class is ideal for people who have had many years experience in level 3 First aid, we recommended taking the full OFA Level 3 course at least three times before signing up for the exam challenge. Written and practical exams are required. A minimum mark of 70% is required, on both the written and practical exams, to successfully complete the Level 3 First Aid Exam Challenge A 3-year Level 3 First Aid certificate will be issued on successful completion. The OFA L3 Workbook/Textbook can be purchased for a $50.00 fee, contact ABCB for more details.
OFA L3 Exam Challenge$450.00
5-day course The Red Cross Instructor Development Program trains Instructors to apply an individualized approach focusing on injury prevention, learning styles and a variety of instructional techniques that consider the abilities, ages and needs of each candidate. Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructors are trained to encourage each participant's personal rate of achievement, recognizing this will vary from one person to the next. 1. Evaluate Skills and Check Prerequisites Confirm prerequisites are met: you must be 18 years or older, have a valid participant certificate for the program you wish to teach 2. Fundamentals of Instruction Complete the Fundamentals of Instruction focused on the application of fundamentals. 3. Discipline-Specific Classroom Component Attend the First Aid & CPR discipline-specific component, which focuses on the specific skills of that program. 4. Teaching Experience Complete the Teaching Experience module component with the support of a Teaching Experience Supervisor. 5. Certification An electronic certification will be issued upon completion. Certified Instructors can teach Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency Child Care First Aid, Standard Child Care First Aid and CPR courses.
Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor Program$900.00
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Qualitative Respirator Fit Test WorkSafeBC requires that all employees who wear respirators be given an annual fit test. All respirators, (Half face, full face, or disposable N95 type) must fit properly and form a good seal on your face. ABCB First Aid Offers a Qualitative Fit Test that checks to make sure contaminated air cannot leak into your respirator and be inhaled. To ensure a good fit, nothing, including eyeglass frames, head coverings or beards/sideburns must come between your respirator and your skin where the respirator seals with your face. As there are many types of masks we ask that you bring the type of mask that you need fitted, as ABCB First Aid & Safety does not sell masks. Call or Email to book: 250-753-2888 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Respirator Fit Test$55.00
This 3-day Red Cross program covers a variety of topics from basic first aid such as cardiovascular emergencies, CPR Level C (adult, child and infant), choking, airway and breathing emergencies, bleeding control, and prevention of disease transmission to more in-depth topics such as sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. Recommended age: 9-12 A 3-year Certificate is issued by Red Cross upon successful completion.
Standard First Aid Kids Class$175.00
In partnership with Universal Health and Safety (The Universal Group)
COURSE OUTLINEConstruction flagging is a challenging job and needs the utmost attention and care. The Traffic Control Person course is required to be completed prior to becoming a flagger. CSA approved steel toed boots with ankle support are required during this course.
PREREQUISITESA person must be at least 16 years old and have the physical ability to perform the skills required to complete the learning tasks. No previous flagger training is required.
CERTIFICATIONOnce completed, each graduating student is issued a three-year TCP certificate that allows them the ability to work anywhere in BC as a Traffic Control Person. This is recognized by WorkSafeBC as a valid High-Risk TCP certificate in the province. There is a multiple choice exam that requires a minimum score of 80%. There is also a practical skills session on the roadway that each student must pass. The Universal Group may offer immediate TCP employment opportunities to qualified candidates.
- Roles and responsibilities of TCPs, employers and supervisors
- Regulations and standards, including those set out by the Ministry of Transportation, WorkSafeBC and the Motor Vehicle Act
- Traffic control equipment and devices, including personal protective equipment
- Setting up, maintaining and removing work zones
- Working around equipment
- Basic and advanced traffic control skills
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Transportation Endorsement is a one day/8 hour add-on course of OFA Level 1 and 2 attendants. This course covers hard collar application and securing (immobilizing) a patient on the spine board in preparation for transport. Prerequisite is a valid OFA Level 1 or 2 certificate. Valid for 3 years or until the expiry of the OFA Level 1 or 2 certificate. Transportation Endorsement Certificates are issued at the end of the course upon successful completion.
The potential for violence exists whenever there is direct interaction between workers and non-workers. Employers must provide a workplace as safe from the threat of violence as possible. If there is a risk of violence in a workplace, the employer must set up and instruct workers on procedures to eliminate or minimize the risks. This course goes over how to navigate these issues and what should be set in place to deter then from happening Have a group? Give us a call and we can set up a private class for you and your team!
Violence In The Workplace$100.00
5-day course To be an instructor of WorkSafeBC OFA Level 1, an instructor Candidate must:
- Be at least 18 years of age prior to instructor training,
- Hold a current/valid Standard First Aid Certificate or higher for a minimum of at least one year,
- Complete a WorkSafeBC Jurisprudence Package if the jurisprudence content is not included in the initial instructor training course. Evidence of completion must be included in the instructor Candidate’s training file,
- Have been employed as a designated OFA Attendant or first aid responder (at a Standard First Aid level or higher) for at least one year
WorkSafeBC OFA L1 Instructor Program$900.00
Level 1 First aid is a one day/7-hour course covering the essential ABC's -- airway breathing and circulation. How to deal with obstructive airways, breathing distress and control bleeding. One person CPR, minor wound care and records/reports are also part of the course. A 3-year certificate will be issued at the end of the Level 1 course upon successful completion. This hands-on and interactive one day Level 1 course teaches workers how to deal with the most common occupational first-aid emergencies. At the end of this course the successful candidate will be a WorkSafeBC Level 1 (OFA Level 1) First-Aid Attendant Pair this course with Transportation Endorsement Have a group? Give us a call and we can set up a private class for you and your team!
OFA level 1$115.00
We have a course Running at our Courtenay/Comox location November 20th to 24th 2023 8am to 4pm. This course only, will include Oxygen Therapy and NARCAN Training. Unit B 120 Headquarters Road, Courtenay BC. First Aid Level 2 is a 35-hour first aid course primarily designed for the urban first aid attendant but is applicable whenever the WorkSafeBC Regulations require certification to the OFA 2 Level. First Aid Level 2 covers the basics of airway, breathing and circulation which includes how to deal with obstructed airways, breathing distress, bleeding control, Shock and one person CPR. In addition, patient assessment, upper limb splinting and minor wound care are covered. Course fees include textbooks and exam. Written and practical exams are required after the course is completed. A minimum mark of 70% is required, on both the written and practical exams, to successfully complete the course. A 3 year certificate will be issued on successful completion for First Aid level 2.
OFA Level 2$620.00
This WorkSafeBC Level 3 First Aid is a 70-hour first aid course designed with the rural or attendant in industry in mind. A prerequisite for employment with the BC Ambulance Service, many ski patrols and some Fire/Police Departments. Covers the basics of airways, breathing and circulation - includes how to deal with obstructed airways, breathing distress, bleeding control, Shock and one and two person CPR. In addition, continuing patient assessment, hard collar application, securing a patient to a spine board, upper and lower limb splinting and minor wound care are covered. Completion of records and reports are an integral part of the course. First Aid Level 3 First Aid Course fees include textbooks and exam. Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm Written and practical exams are required after the course is completed. A minimum mark of 70% is required, on both the written and practical exams, to successfully complete the Level 3 First aid course. A 3-year Level 3 First Aid certificate will be issued on successful completion.
OFA Level 3$780.00
Level 3 first aid re-certification is a five day 35-hour course designed to help you maintain and refresh your knowledge of WorkSafeBC OFA level 3 first aid. The first three days will be a refresher on material as well as covering any new standards that are relevant to level 3 first aid. The last two days will be designated towards the written and practical exam. The prerequisite for this course is a OFA Level 3 certificate that is current/valid within the past 6 months. This class is ideal for people who have had many years experience in level 3 First aid, we recommended taking the full OFA Level 3 course at least twice before signing up for the re-certification class. First Aid Level 3 re-certification course fee includes textbooks and exam fee Written and practical exams are required. A minimum mark of 70% is required, on both the written and practical exams, to successfully complete the Level 3 First aid re-certification course A 3-year Level 3 First Aid certificate will be issued on successful completion.
OFA Level 3 Recert$620.00