Continuing Education

First Aid and Safety

Child Care Emergency First Aid

Cost: TBD

Formerly Childsafe First Aid, this course is for parents with children up to eight years old and based on the current First Aid and CPR B guidelines. It 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


Offered in winter/spring 2021 | dates to be announced
Occupation First Aid Level II

Cost: $550

This 40–hour course covers all intermediate medical techniques needed to qualify as a First Aid attendant in the workplace. Attendants must be 19 years old or older. Three–year expiry.


Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

Occupational First Aid Level I

Cost: $112

The one-day program is designed to provide life-saving First Aid skills to workers in industry settings, including basic First Aid, block airways, one-person CPR. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Three-year expiry.


Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

Red Cross Basic Life Support

Cost: TBD

This course is for healthcare providers, including in-facility care providers, nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals, pre-hospital care providers, firefighters, rescue teams, sports medicine providers, lifeguards, and ski patrols. Build confidence performing CPR skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, rapid defibrillation, and airway management and oxygen therapy. One-year expiry.


Offered in winter/spring 2021 | dates to be announced
Red Cross CPR Level C

Cost: TBD

This course is for professional rescuers, such as police officers, firefighters, first responders, workplace First Aid teams, and lifeguards. It is based on the current First Aid and CPR guidelines. It covers one- and two-person rescue and adult, child, and infant CPR. It also provides an introduction to AED. Three-year expiry.


Offered in winter/spring 2021 | dates to be announced
Red Cross Emergency First Aid

Cost: TBD

This course provides simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment for people who want to know how to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. Learn about adult cardiovascular emergencies, CPR, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, sudden medical conditions, prevention of disease transmission, and injuries to head and spine. The course is based on the current First Aid, CPR, and AED guidelines and meets OHS regulations for basic First Aid. Three-year expiry.


Offered in winter/spring 2021 | dates to be announced
Red Cross Psychological First Aid

Cost: $215

This course is for those who require in-depth knowledge and techniques to recognize and assist people in crisis after experiencing loss, grief, trauma, and stress, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will apply the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model – a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social well-being that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress and linking them to resources and support within themselves or in the community. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community. Prior to the in-class session, students must complete a 45-90 minute online learning component. Three-year expiry.


Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

Red Cross Standard First Aid

Cost: TBD

This course provides comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques for those who need training to meet work requirements or wish to know how to respond to emergencies in the home. It covers cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR C, prevention of disease transmission, soft tissue injuries, poisons, and injuries to the head and spine. It is based on the current First Aid, CPR, and AEC guidelines and meets a variety of provincial and territorial regulations for standard First Aid and CPR. Three-year expiry.


Offered in winter/spring 2021 | dates to be announced
Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

Cost: TBA

For employees and employers, this course covers WorkSafeBC’s requirements for the labeling of hazardous materials in the workplace. Learn about terminology, legal requirements, labeling, safety data sheets, health factors, and responsibilities of employers and employees. Find out how to apply the system to your work environment.

This course is offered as part of custom group training only at this time.

For maore information please email parttimetrades@ufv.ca or call 604.547.5451.


Delivery method: In-class, Online with scheduled meeting times

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register for winter/spring courses

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

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