Grande Prairie First aid offers prospective trainees the largest selection of training programs and classes in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Students can visit the website for a complete list of classes, schedules, and rates. The fees are very affordable as well, the cheapest in the area. Other methods to enrol include telephone calls, walk-ins, and e-mails. Choose a program and enrol today by clicking here!
First Aid Training
The course curriculum teaches students to manage emergency situations like heavy bleeding and loss of consciousness. The most popular topics are wound care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED). AEDs are machines that give the heart needed shock.
Stand-alone CPR/AED classes are also available. Students can choose among levels A, C, and HCP. The levels are 4, 5, and 6 hours long respectively.
What Certification is Provided?
Certificate cards are awarded to all students who are able to pass a class. To pass, students need complete attendance, at least 75 percent on the written exam, and good demonstration of skills. Wall-mount certificates are available upon request.
Are Re-Certification’s Available?
Certificates are only valid for three years. Expiring or near-expired certificates can be renewed through recertification programs held twice a week. Standard first aid recertification is 8 hours long and includes CPR level C or HCP recertification.
Students can book private instructors for special training home or workshops and conferences. They have different rates and schedules so just send an e-mail or give a call to inquire about them.
Rates and fees
Rates and fees at Grande Prairie First Aid are the cheapest in the area. They are inclusive of taxes, certification fees, and training manuals and are paid in full during enrolment. Students don’t have to worry about additional expenses. Should a student drop out, he or she is entitled to a full refund, as long as a 72-hour notice was given beforehand.
Did You Know?
First aid for spider bites
As a trained rescuer, remember these important tips and first aid management for spider bites. While spider bites are rarely lethal, the bite itself is quite dangerous and can cause a lot of damage. Bites from the black widow and brown recluse are two of the most common and dangerous spiders in North America.
- Remember the characteristics of the spider that bit you. This will help in identifying it.
- Clean the bite with soap and water.
- Use a cold compress on the affected area to help with pain and swelling.
- Elevate the affected area slightly above the heart.
- Watch out for any other signs and symptoms such as fever, rash, and changes in consciousness.