Emergency First Aid (Blended) – OFA 1 Equivalent

Emergency First Aid (Blended) – OFA 1 Equivalent

Emergency First Aid with CPR-C (WorkSafeBC OFA 1 equivalent). One day course with The Canadian Red Cross to be completed over one day (8 hours) or two days (4 hours per day)

As of June 2020, the Blended option is now OFA 1 Equivalent as well.
This course covers Airway and Breathing emergencies, as well as CPR and WorkSafeBC First Aid Record completion.

Traditionally, the Emergency First Aid course is an 8-hour in-person training course. The Blended first aid training is a combination of online training with a practical in-class, face-to-face skills practice that provides both hands-on and online training, with reduced in-class time.

This course includes CPR Level C & AED.

Course Duration:
  • Online Learning: 4 hours
  • In-Class Teaching Time: 4-5 hours

This course is now recognized by WorkSafeBC as equivalent to Occupational First Aid Level 1.

Emergency First Aid & CPR C Blended Course Content:
  • The Red Cross
  • Preventing and preparing to respond to emergencies
  • The EMS system (Emergency Medical Services) – When and how to access help
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway and breathing emergencies (choking, asthma, anaphylactic shock)
  • Circulation emergencies (life threatening bleeding, heart attack, stroke, shock)
  • Respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Adult, Child & Infant CPR and automated external defibrillators (AED’s)
  • Wound care
  • Workplace documentation and how to complete a first aid record
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) and safety data sheets
  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aid attendant in the workplace

It takes approximately 4 hours to complete, and you can start and stop at your own convenience.

The online portion must be completed before you attend the in-class portion.

Contact EFAS to reserve your training

15 + 8 =

Note: Applicable to all courses 

​Language instructed:

  • English

  • It is recommended that participants registering have an English Level greater than or equivalent to Grade 10 English (British Columbia School System)