The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level Two course is designed to provide life-saving first aid skills for urban attendants in industry located in close proximity to hospitals (less than 20 min). Initial certification requires full participation and course attendance. Successful candidates must achieve 70% or higher on both practical and written exams. Exams are conducted on a separate date after course completion. Certification is valid for 3 years.
Successful candidates under 19 years of age will be issued an age restriction certificate. Restricted ticket holders must work under the supervision of an unrestricted ticket holder.
What you will learn:
Priority Action Approach
Primary Survey – Conscious / Unconscious patient
Secondary Survey – Conscious / Unconscious patient
Cervical spine control
Airway and Breathing interventions
One person CPR
Muscular / Skeletal Injuries
Records and reports
Must be at least 16 years of age and be physically able to perform all of the First Aid tasks required to complete the learning tasks. No experience is necessary.
Written and Practical examination is conducted shortly after the last day of class (usually Saturday or Monday) and is scheduled after each class has commenced. A Statement of Fitness, as well as acceptable picture identification is required prior to Occupational First Aid Attendant certification.
All course lengths are approximate and may vary depending upon the number of participants and dedication to learning the material involved!