Occupational First Aid Level 3

Occupational First Aid Level 3 is a 2 week long program designed to further first aid training and knowledge. The OFA Level 3 course is suitable for people in these industries: lumber mill, pulp and paper mill, medic for oil and gas in BC (Alberta may require extra training), large logging companies, large road construction and Flagging.

No prior first aid knowledge required to attend this course. All students must be at least 16 years old and be able to physically perform first aid.

The OFA Level 3 course will cover the following topics:

  • The role and duties of an Occupational First Aid Attendant
  • Head-to-toe examination
  • Operate oxygen therapy equipment and insert oral airways
  • Medical emergencies
  • Skin and soft tissue anatomy and function
  • Management of soft tissue injuries
  • Principles of burn management
  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Manage soft tissue injuries
  • Manage oxygen therapy equipment
  • Patient positioning
  • Critical incident stress
  • Manage Oral Airways
  • Patient packaging for rapid transport
  • Management of circulatory emergencies
  • Manage circulatory critical interventions
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Neck and spinal injuries
  • Immobilization
  • General principles of management for fractures and dislocations

OFA Level 3 Course cost : $775.00

Day Class: 8:00am to 4:00pm – Monday to Friday (2 weeks). All courses include books. There are no taxes on the courses. Companies should refer to WorksafeBC (formally WCB) OHS Guidelines G#17 to determine level of first aid for your business. Schedule 3-A for minimum level of first aid.

2019 Classes

  • May 6 to 17
  • May 27 to Jun 7
  • Jun 10 to 21
  • July 8 to July 19
  • Aug 12 to Aug 23
  • Sep 9 to Sep 20
  • Sep 30 to Oct 11
  • Oct 15 to Oct 25
  • Oct 28 to Nov 8
  • Nov 18 to 29
  • Dec 9 to Dec 20


May 14 (Tue)

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Valley First Aid Kamloops

In 1993, Joe Bellamy and Anita Arpots opened Valley First Aid Training. We found there was a need in the community and surrounding areas for quality first aid training.

Whatever level of first aid you require, we are here to make sure you choose correctly. Our instructors are committed to providing you with top quality training and good customer service.

We are training partners with WorksafeBC in all levels of first aid and WHMIS. As well as partners with Canadian Red Cross for Standard , Emergency, Child Emergency and CPR

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