OFA Level 2 - WorkSafeBC

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WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 2 teaches you the necessary skills to respond effectively to workplace emergencies. This Advanced Occupational First Aid Level 2 course is designed for industry that is located in close proximity to hospitals (less than 20 min.) First Aid skills include; minor wound care, upper limb immobilization techniques, CPR & obstructed airway management, as well as medical conditions and regulatory requirements by WorkSafe BC.

Upon successful completion of a practical exam and written exam, successful candidates will be certified to work as workplace first aid attendants for 3 years. Level 2 First Aid initial certification requires course attendance and full participation.

Pre-requisite: None

Course Length: 36 hours 
Certification: 3 years

Course Hours:
• 8:15 am start time (8:30 am after paperwork)
• 30 minutes for lunch
• 5 pm end time
There will also be a mid-morning and mid-afternoon break as well.

Course Requirements:

  • Candidates must be 16 years of age to be certified
  • In good health and physical condition
  • Provide valid photo ID to the Evaluator prior to examinations
  • Students must prepay to secure a seat
  • All class hours are mandatory

Level 2 First Aid Course Topics:

  • Scene Assessment and Initial Patient Evaluation
  • Responding to Unresponsive Patients
  • Self-Ambulatory Walk-In Patients
  • Minor Injuries & Minor Wound Care
  • RSI Injuries
  • Burn Management
  • Upper Limb Fractures and Dislocations
  • Cervical Spine Support (C-Spine)
  • Critical Interventions
  • Airway Management Techniques
  • Respiratory Failure and Distress Management
  • Shock Management
  • Cardiac Arrest/CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Eye Injuries
  • Medical Conditions
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Lower Limb Fractures and Dislocations

Get your OFA Level 2 First Aid Attendant certification at Turner Group's First Aid training agency in Kelowna, BC.

For private groups of 8 or more please contact firstaid@turnergroup.ca for available dates.