Continuing Studies

COVID-19 Update

The Continuing Studies department is currently working on resuming our face-to-face first aid courses. For the safety of our students, staff and instructors we are following strict protocols and risk assessments to ensure measures are in place to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.  In compliance with the Provincial Health Officer, and to maintain the needs of the community, please know that we are carefully and diligently creating a plan to keep you safe. Email us to add your name to an interest list and check this page often as courses are added daily.

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.


Psychological First Aid – Self-Care

This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection.

WHMIS 2015

WHMIS is a hazard communication system that ensures workers know how to handle, store and dispose of products. All workers who work with hazardous materials are required to have this course.