Upcoming WorkSafe BC First Aid Courses at Okanagan College:
Occupational First Aid - Level 1
This eight-hour course provides training in basic first aid and includes CPR. Students will learn self-help or first help of an injured patient and how to stabilize him or her until more trained help arrives. Videos, lectures and practical training will cover bleeding control, artificial respiration, examining an unconscious patient and choking. A WorkSafe BC certificate will be issued upon successful completion. Students must be 16 years of age to receive certificate.
June 20, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
July 24, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
August 21, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
This eight-hour program provides WCB-accepted training in transportation protocol for first aid certificate holders. The Transportation Endorsement course gives Occupational First Aid Level 1 and 2 certificate holders the required training to move injured workers by using a spine board or basket stretcher. The Transportation Endorsement expires with the Level 1 and 2 certificates.
Prerequisite: Students must hold a valid OFA Level 1 or Level 2 certificate and present it prior to receiving a certificate of completion.
June 21, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
July 25, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
August 22, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm
To register, come down to Okanagan College or call (250) 837-4235 ext. 6500, or to register online go to http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Programs/Areas_of_Study/cs/Find_Courses_by_Subject.html