First Aid & CPR

Red Cross Courses

Red Cross CPR Level C
This course is for professional rescuers (i.e. police, firefighters, first responders, workplace first aid teams, and lifeguards). It includes the current First Aid and CPR guidelines. Skills taught and practised in this course include one- and two-person rescuer, adult/child/ infant CPR, and introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED). Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80024 HLTH BR01 A3A) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm, $75.
Starts Sep 27

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80025 HLTH BR01 A3B) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm, $75.
Starts Nov 15


Red Cross CPR Level HCP
This course is intended for healthcare providers (i.e. physicians, nurses, paramedics, and Allied Healthcare Providers, such as occupational therapists and physiotherapists). It includes the current First Aid and CPR guidelines. Skills taught and practised in this course include one- and two-person rescuer, adult/child/infant CPR, use of bag-valve-mask, rescue breathing, and an introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED). Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80080 HLTH BR02 A3A) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm, $80.
Starts Oct 25


Red Cross CPR Level C Recertification
Prerequisite: successful completion of CPR C within the last two years.

This four-hour course is for professional rescuers or those certified
at the CPR C level in the last two years. Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80284 HLTH BRR01 A3A) Michael Mutter, 1 session, Wed, 6–10 pm, $60.
Starts Oct 22


Child Care Emergency First Aid
Formerly Childsafe First Aid. This course is for parents with children up to 8 years of age and includes the current First Aid and CPR B guidelines. This course stresses emergency first aid procedures, recognition of home hazards, allergies, bleeding management, and child/infant CPR, including airway emergencies, breathing and circulation emergencies, first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest, head and spine injuries, wound care, and poisons. Recognized by the BC Provincial Childcare Facilities Licensing Board. Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80026 HLTH CS01 A3A) Michael Mutter, 2 sessions, Mon & Wed, 6–10 pm, $105.
Starts Sep 29

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80021 HLTH CS01 A3B) Rita Newbold, 2 sessions, Mon & Wed, 6–10 pm, $105.
Starts Nov 10


Red Cross Emergency First Aid
This course provides simple First Aid & CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for individuals who want an overview of First Aid & CPR for the home or workplace. The course covers skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for adults, CPR, and other topics such as choking, airway and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission, sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. This course includes current first aid and CPR guidelines, and it meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80078 HLTH RC02 A3A) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $110.
Starts Nov 8


Red Cross Standard First Aid
This course provides comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR C, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions, soft tissue injuries, poisons, and injuries to the head and spine. This comprehensive course is for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. It includes current first aid and CPR guidelines and meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80011 HLTH RC01 A3A) Rita Newbold, 4 sessions, Tue & Thu, 6–10 pm, $175.
Starts Oct 7

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80012 HLTH RC01 A3B) Michael Mutter, 4 sessions, Tue & Thu, 6–10 pm, $175.
Starts Dec 2

Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Courses

Occupational First Aid Level I
A one-day program designed to provide life-saving first aid skills to workers in industry. The day will cover the ABCs of basic first aid, blocked airways, one-person CPR, and lifts and transport of the injured. Manuals will be distributed in class. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Three-year expiry.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre

(80019 HLTH OFA01 A3A) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110.
Starts Sep 20

(80233 HLTH OFA01 A3B) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110.
Starts Oct 17

(80095 HLTH OFA01 A3C) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110.
Starts Nov 14

(80047 HLTH OFA01 A3D) Rita Newbold, 1 session, Sat, 8 am–4:30 pm, $110.
Starts Dec 6


Occupational First Aid Level II
This 40-hour WorkSafe BC course covers all medical techniques within the responsibility of the attendant at a workplace. Attendant must be at least19 years of age and possess the physical ability to perform learning tasks. Applicants must have a good command of English and submit a statement of fitness before taking the final exam. Manuals can be purchased through UFV Bookstore. Three-year expiry. Personal pocket mask included. Practical exam takes place on Monday and Tuesday of the week following the last class.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre

(80020 HLTH OFA02 A3A) Rita Newbold, 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $550.
Starts Sep 29

(80130 HLTH OFA02 A3B) Rita Newbold, 5 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $550.
Starts Dec 8


Occupational First Aid Level III
This 75-hour WorkSafe BC course covers all medical techniques within the responsibility of the attendant at a workplace. Attendants must be at least 19 years of age and possess the physical ability to perform the learning tasks. Applicants must have a good command of English and submit a statement of fitness before taking the final exam. Manuals can be purchased through the UFV Bookstore. Threeyear expiry. Personal pocket mask included. Practical exam takes place on Monday & Tuesday of the week following the last class.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80131 HLTH OFA03 A3A) Rita Newbold, 10 sessions, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8 am–4:30 pm, $800.
Starts Nov 17

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