Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 3

Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 3

Course Outline

The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 course is a 70 hour program and is designed to provide life-saving first aid skills for rural attendants in industry. Initial certification for your OFA Level 3 course requires full participation and course attendance. Successful candidates must achieve 70% or higher on both practical and written exams. Exams are conducted on the last day of class. Certification is valid for three years

What You Will Learn

  • Priority Action Approach
  • Primary Survey – Conscious / Unconscious patient
  • Secondary Survey – Conscious / Unconscious patient
  • Positioning the patient
  • Packaging
  • Head and nervous system
  • Multiple patients
  • Airway and Breathing interventions
  • Shock
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Records and reports


Must be physically able to perform all of the First Aid tasks required to complete the learning tasks. No experience is necessary.

A Statement of Fitness, as well as acceptable personal identification is required prior to Occupational First Aid Attendant certification.


Certification of the OFA level 3 course requires full participation and course attendance. Candidates must demonstrate practical skill competency and achieve 70% on a multiple choice exam. Upon successful completion, the participant will receive certification that is valid for three years.

Course Length

The duration of the Occupational First Aid level 3 course is 70 hours over 10 days. Universal Health and Safety offers an ideal learning environment with well-appointed facilities and clean and comfortable floors for the hands-on portions of the course.  The facility is conveniently located near Gilmore SkyTrain station.


$849 per person plus GST (all course material included).

*Please be advised we have a 5 business day cancellation policy.

  • Apr 22-May 3, 2024
    April 22, 2024 - May 3, 2024
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Unit 201 - 4199 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5C 3Y6

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