Occupational First Aid Level 3
The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 course is a 70 hour program designed to provide life-saving first aid skills for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid. Initial certification 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
Cervical spine control
Airway and Breathing interventions
One person CPR
Upper Limb fractures and dislocations
Muscular / Skeletal Injuries
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 for 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.
The duration of the Occupational First Aid level 3 course is 70 hours over 10 classroom 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.
The procedures will follow the guidelines described in the Occupational First Aid Reference and Training Manual.
The participant will be able to demonstrate:
- Basic life support (CPR-A)
- Patient assessment
- Critical airway and respiratory, interventions with C-Spine management, including insertion of oral airways, use of oxygen therapy equipment and bag valve mask
- Circulatory interventions and management
- Small wound, soft tissue, and fracture management
$825 per person plus GST (all course material included).
*Please be advised we have a 3 business day cancellation policy.