OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (OFA) LEVEL 3

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (OFA) LEVEL 3

OFA Level 3 is an advanced First Aid course designed to cover medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Attendant and needed to provide emergency care in industries (as specified in the WorkSafeBC first aid regulations).  Students will learn how to provide emergency care in the industry.

This two week long WorkSafeBC course will provide participants with the training and certification necessary to become Level 3 First Aid Attendants. This course is designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces. Participants will learn the responsibilities of an OFA, preparing to respond, the Priority Action Approach, making transportation decisions, adult CPR & AED, how to recognize and treat shock, minor injuries, bleeding, fainting and seizures, sudden medical emergencies, stroke and environmental emergencies.

Students are required to attend all sessions and be prepared to do a minimum of 1-2 hours of home study per lesson. The course will take place over 10 days (see course dates for more details).

Participants, who successfully complete the course examination, will receive an OFA Level 3 digital certificate card, which qualifies them to work as an Occupational First Aid Attendant in B.C.

There is very limited space in the Level 3 course. Please register ASAP to secure your spot in the class.

Prerequisites: No first aid training required (OFA 1 or 2 is not required for this course).

Participants must be at least 16 years of age and have the physical ability to complete all of the skills required.

Certification requires full participation and course attendance. Participants must receive 70% on both written & practical exam, which is done on a separate day.

Course Duration: 80 hours (10 x 8-hour days)

Course Price: $925.00
Includes all materials, pocket mask and digital certification card

Course Manual Pick-up:
Course manuals will be available for pickup before the course date. Pickup dates and times will be confirmed by email.

Contact EFAS to reserve your training

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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)