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Most regions in Canada require that employees have First Aid training, and St. John Ambulance offers a variety of courses designed for the workplace. These courses cover what to do in an emergency situation at your workplace (regardless of industry), and how to intervene quickly to save the lives of your colleagues. 

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Basic Life Support (BLS)
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Basic Life Support (BLS) refers to a level of CPR training aimed at those working, or planning to work, in the healthcare field. BLS-CPR can be taken on its own, or paired with a Standard First Aid course. The course covers responding to an emergency; resuscitation for Adults, Children, and Infants...

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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Receiving CPR in the first few minutes after collapsing can mean the difference between life and death. CPR courses cover responding to an emergency, choking, heart attacks, CPR, and AED use. Level A focuses on adult resuscitation only; Level C covers adult, child, infant, and two-rescuer...

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Emergency First aid
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Emergency First Aid (EFA) courses provide instruction on how to handle an emergency in the first few minutes before an ambulance arrives. Most provinces require this level of first aid for workplaces of less than 5 workers on a shift. Each course covers topics such as managing an emergency, CPR...

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Secourisme pour

Instructor
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The Instructor Development Program is for those who wish to become an instructor with St. John Ambulance. The program is made up of an in-class portion covering how to be an instructor, and a post-class development phase where new instructors teach under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

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Medical First Responder (MFR)
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The MFR/EMR programs expand on the Standard First Aid programs offered by St. John Ambulance and cover advanced patient diagnostics, moving and transporting patients, oxygen administration, spinal immobilisation, and much more. Offered over 5-days (MFR) or 10-days (EMR), the course meets provincial...

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Mental Health
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First Aid usually focuses on physical injury and illness; but when there is a mental health emergency most are not prepared to help. The mental health courses offered by St. John Ambulance, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, help participants recognize and assist people who...

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Cours de secourisme pour

Occupational First Aid (OFA)
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Occupational First Aid (OFA) courses meet WorkSafeBC requirements for first aid and are offered in British Columbia only. Levels 1, 2, and 3 are all offered by St. John Ambulance locations in British Columbia. Check with your employer for which level applies to your workplace.

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Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
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Standard First Aid (SFA) courses meet provincial regulations for workplace first aid across Canada. Each course covers topics such as managing emergency scenes, CPR, wound care, fractures, medical emergencies, mental health, and more. Courses are generally two days and can be taken as a blended...

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Standard First Aid
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Standard First Aid (SFA) courses meet provincial regulations for workplace first aid across Canada. Each course covers topics such as managing emergency scenes, CPR, wound care, fractures, medical emergencies, mental health, and more. Courses are generally two days and can be taken as a blended...

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Care Worker
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St. John Ambulance is proud to offer the Care Worker Courses. These courses will prepare people to work with the vulnerable population in Canada.

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Marine
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Marine First Aid courses meet Transport Canada requirements for first aid. Both Basic and Advanced are offered (depending on demand) across Canada. Participants are required to have a Candidate Document Number (CDN) to register. Certificates are valid for five years and issued by Transport Canada. 

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Oil & Gas
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Workers in the oil and gas industry can be exposed to many hazards on a daily basis. St. John Ambulance courses for oil and gas workers help ensure health, safety, and proper education for working in these fields.

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Mining
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At St. John Ambulance we offer safety training courses for the Mining & Exploration industry. Discover more about our Mining & Exploration safety training courses today.

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AEDs & AED Supplies
Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, even those with no prior symptoms. A quickly accessible Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can save a life.

Time is of the essence in situations that involve cardiac arrest and using an AED is the ONLY effective intervention.
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First Aid Training at Work, Home and Play
St. John Ambulance offers Canada's most comprehensive, state-of-the-art training programs for businesses, individuals, and communities.