Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA 2)

Course Description

Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA 2) is a 36-hour program (excluding breaks) designed to provide the first aid attendant with the necessary skills to function as part of an effective first aid program in the workplace. Successful participants will be qualified to work as WorkSafeBC OFA Level 2 first aid attendants. OFA Level 2 also meets the requirements of the Canada Labour Code (Standard First Aid).

This is a 36-hour course.
Course Content
Course Content
  • Scene assessment
  • Primary survey and transportation decisions
  • Secondary survey
  • Patient positioning
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Pocket mask and CPR/AED
  • Airway and breathing - Conscious patients
  • Airway and breathing - Unresponsive patients
  • Bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Exposure to heat and cold
  • Effective communication
  • Major injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Head and nervous system
  • Multiple patient casualties
Course Availability
  • British Columbia

All participants complete a written exam and a practical exam at the end of this course. 

With the successful completion of the exams, participants will earn a certification that is valid for 3 years.

Delivery Method
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