First Aid Training

First aid training can help you save a life.

Are you prepared to act swiftly and effectively in a medical crisis? First aid training isn't just a skill—it's an essential skill. At Kitamaat Valley Institute, we offer different levels of first aid training in Kitimat to equip you with life-saving skills.

First aid training transforms uncertainty into confidence. When you're trained, you can take control during critical moments, providing help until professional medical assistance arrives. Quick and appropriate first aid can be the difference between life and death. Our courses prepare you to offer effective aid, potentially saving lives in emergencies.

Our instructors are not just teachers but experienced professionals with real-world emergency experience, ensuring that you learn from the best.

Our courses emphasize practical skills, giving you hands-on experience to apply your knowledge confidently. With blended training, we ensure that you will get the first aid training in Kitimat needed for a new job, to be prepared, and to have a new skill.

Our First Aid Courses

Standard First Aid

Standard First Aid: This two-day comprehensive course covers first aid and CPR, meeting provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance board requirements, and is ideal for those needing work training or wanting to handle emergencies at home.
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Basic Life Support

This course aims to enhance professional confidence in performing CPR in a team setting, teaching rapid assessment, Basic Life Support skills, defibrillation with an AED, and offers additional certifications in Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy.
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Marine Basic First Aid

This two-day comprehensive course, tailored for individuals expected to deliver first aid in a marine environment, combines lectures, discussions, and industry-specific scenarios, fulfilling the requirements of Transport Canada's Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.
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Emergency First Aid

This basic one-day course provides essential lifesaving first aid and CPR skills for the workplace or home, meeting provincial/territorial legislation requirements and incorporating the latest guidelines.
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CPR/AED

Standard First Aid: This two-day comprehensive course covers first aid and CPR, meeting provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance board requirements, and is ideal for those needing work training or wanting to handle emergencies at home.
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Standard Child Care First Aid

This two-day course offers lifesaving first aid, CPR, and injury prevention skills, specifically targeting childhood injuries and illnesses, and adheres to the latest guidelines and provincial/territorial legislation for early childhood education and daycare worker safety.
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Emergency Child Care First Aid

This basic one-day course for caregivers focuses on injury prevention, lifesaving first aid, and CPR (including AED use) for children and babies, meeting provincial/territorial legislation for early childhood education and daycare worker safety.
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OFA Level 1

This WorkSafe BC course covers first aid roles, procedures, and treatments including CPR, AED, wound care, and more. Successful participants receive a 3-year certificate.
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OFA Level 2

This WorkSafe BC course provides advanced first aid skills for industrial workers, including safe transportation of injured workers. Participants must pass written and practical exams with a minimum score of 70% to receive a 3-year certificate.
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To find out more about course dates and times, registration, and costs, visit our course calendar.
Course Calendar

Kitamaat Valley Education Society is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training (PTIB).

Online courses are offered by BIS Training and not by Kitamaat Valley Education Society. Students will
register and pay course fees directly to BIS Training. These online courses do not require
approval under the Private Training Act; A student may not file a claim against the fund
with the trustee in respect to the course or program of instruction.

 

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