Victoria First Aid has been around for several years, offering quality first aid and CPR training to students in Victoria, British Columbia. Students can choose from a list of available schedules for training programs, with classes available even during evenings and weekends. No other provider offers as many classes than Victoria First Aid. All of the training programs are taught by WorkSafe BC or workplace approved instructors. Typical participants include health care professionals, students, construction workers, police officers, security officers, massage therapists, CBSA officers, RCMP officers, nurses, doctors, dentists, pharmacists, office workers, teachers, caregivers, daycare workers, restaurant managers, life-guards and fire-fighters. Boost your resume and learn to save a life by taking first aid training in Victoria. To register for a course or to inquire about private training at your facility use the contact information provided below.
How to Register for a Course?
To register for a course or to inquire about consulting, supplies or first aid attendant rentals use the following information:
- Website: www.firstaidcprvictoria.ca
- Telephone: 1-888-870-7002
- Email: [email protected]
Be prepared for any emergency and enrol for a course today.
Reasons to choose Victoria First Aid
- There are four different ways to enrol for a training program. The most popular is applying through the form on the Victoria First Aid website. The others are through e-mail, telephone call, or in person. Although e-mails and the website can all be used and accessed at any time, phone calls and walk-ins can only be done during operating hours.
- Students are given the option of paying the full training fees during enrolment. This prevents them from worrying about additional expenses after training. The total fees paid cover tuition and tax, manuals, certificates, and use of all equipment. Victoria First Aid offers the cheapest rates for first aid training in the city.
- During drop outs, full reimbursements are given to students who are able to inform the staff three days (at least) prior to dropping out.
- Schedules are very flexible. Classes are held everyday, even weekends. Evening classes are also offered to trainees with day jobs or classes. This provider has the most number of classes scheduled in a week.
First aid Training
The Standard first aid training program is a 2-day program (14-16 hours long). There are different topics included in the class syllabus, but it mainly focuses on basic CPR and first aid skills. Other topics are the EMS (emergency medical services) and different types of injuries – from cuts to fractures. Popular topics include seizures, poisonings, hypothermia, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, diabetic emergencies, dislocations, head injuries, spinals, heart attacks, stroke and anaphylaxis.
There are also stand-alone CPR programs available at Victoria First Aid. Three categories or levels are offered: A, C, and HCP, catering to laymen and health care workers, and teaching adult and pediatric CPR.
- CPR A – lasts 4 hours long, adult CPR
- CPR C – lasts 5 hours long, adult and pediatric CPR
- CPR HCP – lasts 6 hours long, adult and pediatric CPR
All of the levels also teach students how to effectively use an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Other Course Available
Other courses available with this provider include:
- Emergency first aid
- Childcare first aid
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Life Support
- Food Safe Level 1
- Food Safe Level 2
- Workplace Hazardous Material Information System
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
- Fire Safety
- Babysitting Training
For more information about these courses or to register use the contact details posted above.
Certificates are awarded after training is completed. They are valid for three years, and before expiration, can be revalidated through recertification programs. Recertification for first aid is 6-8 hours long and for CPR is 4 hours long (only for CPR C and HCP).
Did You Know?
Complications of body lice
Body lice is an insect that lives in dirty clothes and sheets, that only goes to the human body when it needs to feed. They are different from head lice that live directly on the head and in the hair.
- Infections – skin infections can occur because of severe itching
- Skin changes such as thickening and discoloration, around the waist, groin, or upper thighs
- Bacterial diseases carried by the lice such as typhus