Continuing Studies

First Aid & Safety Training

Okanagan College is an approved Canadian Red Cross and WorkSafeBC Training Centre. Working with the latest equipment, our First Aid instructors are fully qualified to deliver a complete range of training.

We offer a comprehensive list of competitively priced and industry recognized first aid and safety training courses. Group rates and contract training options are available. If the course you require is not currently offered, please contact us to discuss potential options.


Emergency First Aid with CPR (Workplace OFA 1 Equivalent)

Basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Occupational First Aid - Level I

This eight-hour course provides training in basic first aid and includes CPR. Students will learn self-help or first help of an injured patient and how to stabilize him or her until more trained help arrives. Videotapes, lectures and practical training will cover bleeding control, artificial respiration, examining an unconscious patient and choking.