Vancouver First Aid (VFA) is the largest, most popular and experienced first aid, food safe, mask fit, TDG and WHMIS provider in the Lower Mainland. In the early fall of 2016 it opened a brand new location in Coquitlam, B.C. Located just North of Lougheed and the Trans Canada Highway it is located at 927 Brunette Ave. This new training facility is located near the border of New Westminster and Burnaby with excellent access to all forms of transportation. Free parking and quick access to public transit is available. Plenty of restaurants are located nearby to provide participants with many options during breaks / lunch. Register by telephone (778-709-9180), email ([email protected]) or by website for first aid training in Coquitlam today.
What’s So Great About the New Location?
VFA is proud to have a new location that now serves the Tri-cities area including Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam and Downtown Coquitlam. This means Red Cross first aid courses offered at low prices throughout the week as well as experienced teachers in a comfortable, clean and new classroom.
Here’s some other factors that make this location so great:
- Free parking (underground and above ground).
- 5 Minute walk to a Skytrain station
- Near three major roads: Trans Canaday Highway, Brunette Ave and Lougheed (Nearby Blue Mountain Street)
- Lots of places to eat nearby
- Easy to find as the training centre is located
What Types of Courses Are Available in Coquitlam?
Participants can register for the following types of courses:
- On-line, followed by in-class examination, food safe level 1 training
- 30 Minute 3M Qualitative Respiratory Mask Fit Testing
- One Day WEFA (OFA level 1 equivalent) first aid course
- On-line WHMIS and TDG Training
- On-line, followed by in-class examination, Boat Safe training
- Red Cross standard, emergency, childcare and babysitting first aid
- Stand-alone CPR ‘A’, ‘C’, and ‘HCP’ classes
The following services are also available in Coquitlam, B.C. with VFA
- First aid kit supplies, kits and re-stocking
- First aid workplace safety audits
- AED supplies and sales
What Makes VFA so Great?
Here’s some of the top reasons that makes VFA the best provider in the Lower Mainland:
- Long office hours: customers can call in for questions, registrations or comments between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm. That’s 12 hours of service!
- Course prices are significantly cheaper than other major competitors in the area. Sometimes as much as 30%!
- A great refund policy: As long as you call / email more than 72 hours in advance of the class you can get a full refund or transfer to another date / time.
- No pressure policy: if you attend 100% of the course but don’t pass the exam you can re-take the course one time.
What Topics Will I Learn About in a Course?
The following topics are covered in a basic first aid course:
- Scene Assessment
- Primary Survey
- Secondary Survey
- Deadly Bleeding
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Circulatory and Respiratory Emergencies
- Broken bones, fractures and amputations
- Head and neck injuries
- Muscular injuries
- Hypo and hyperglycemia
- Sudden medical emergencies
- Environmental emergencies
Learn to manage any emergency by enrolling in a first aid and / or CPR course in Coquitlam, B.C. with VFA!