First Aid and CPR Training in Coquitlam

Get certified in first aid and CPR with the top provider in Coquitlam by registering for a course with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. (VFA). This experienced, professional, conveniently located, low priced and customer oriented provider has been offering courses in the Lower Mainland since 2010. A new training centre in Coquitlam has been made available in the Summer of 2016 and it offers more courses, lower prices and better customer service (longer hours and more staff) than any other Red Cross provider in the area including Safe and Sound and Valley First Aid. This provider not only offers first aid and CPR courses (view on the website here), it also offers courses in food safety (food safe level 1), respiratory mask fitting, oxygen administration, basic life support (BLS) and provides first aid kits and restocking supplies. Learn to save a life, get certified and build confidence in yourself by registering for first aid and CPR training in Coquitlam.

How Do I Register with VFA in Coquitlam?

To register for a course, purchase supplies or inquire about private in-house or in classroom training use the following contact information:

  • Website: https://vancouverfirstaid.ca/about/locations/coquitlam/
  • Telephone: 7787099180
  • Email: info@canadianfirstaid.ca / info@vancouverfirstaid.ca

Customer service representatives are available to answer phone calls, emails and on on-line chat from 7 am to 6 pm Monday through to Sunday.

What Courses are Available in Coquitlam?

Participants can register for a range of first aid and CPR courses including:

  • Red Cross standard first aid, CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator)
  • Red Cross emergency first aid, CPR and AED
  • Red Cross Workplace Emergency First Aid (WEFA) (OFA level 1 equivalent)
  • Red Cross Babysitting First Aid
  • Red Cross emergency childcare first aid, CPR and AED
  • Red Cross standard childcare first aid, CPR and AED
  • Red Cross first aid and CPR re-certifications

The above listed courses are available in class or privately for groups at the training centre or at your location.

Participants can also register for stand-alone CPR and AED courses including

  • CPR level “A”
  • CPR level “C”
  • CPR level “C” for health care providers (also known as CPR “HCP”)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation basic life support (BLS)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Private Infant CPR

The above listed courses are available in class or privately for groups at the training centre or at your location.

Other courses available with this provider include:

  • Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) – On-line training available
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – On-line training available
  • On-line food safe certification (Food safe level 1) – On-line training available

What Topics are Covered in a First Aid and CPR Course in Coquitlam?

The following components are covered in a first aid and CPR course:

  • When to contact EMS
  • The history of the Red Cross
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Rights to Medication
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • How to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Managing deadly bleeding
  • Recognition of emergencies
  • Management of infections
  • Personal protective equipment

Are Private Courses Available?

Yes, this provider is one the largest providers of in-class and mobile first aid and CPR courses. Use the information provided above to request a quote.

What Are the Prerequisites to a first aid course?

No prerequisites. Basic English is all that is required.

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