We are proud to announce, the new WorkSafeBC OFA Level 1 Recertification Course.   This course is designed to be roughly 4 hours and is available to individuals with current (non-expired) certificates.  Covid-19 extensions are acceptable, provided it falls within the prescribed timelines.

 

This course cannot be taken two cycles in a row.  A “Recertification” certificate does not qualify entry into this course, it must be the general OFA Level 1 Certificate.


- Length: about 4 hours; Price: $80 +GST - We are working on getting this course ready to teach! We are currently creating a wait list for participants who would like to get a jump on registration. Call, text or click on REGISTER NOW! and send us your info.

 

The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level One recertification course is an 4 hour program, including coffee and the exam and is designed to provide life-saving first aid skills to workers in industry. Successful candidates must demonstrate competency in practical skills and achieve 70% or higher on a multiple choice exam. Certification is valid for three years.

We recommend that participants pre-read their original course manual or get one at registration for pre-reading before the course to refresh your memory for the course.

 

OFA Level 1 recertification course outline:

A competent Level 1 first aid attendant will be able to:

• Apply the Priority Action Approach 
• Reposition an injured worker
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of a designated first aid attendant
• Conduct a modified primary survey
• Assess soft tissue injuries
• Make appropriate medical referral decisions 
• Explain the WorkSafeBC regulatory requirement for first aid record keeping

 

Prerequisites: 

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. Must hold a current (non-expired) certificates. Participants must provide the instructor with valid ID.

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All course lengths are approximate and may vary depending upon number of participants and dedication to learning the material involved!

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