Occupational First Aid Level 2/3 Part-Time Instructor Training Program

Occupational First Aid Level 2/3 Part-Time Instructor Training Program

 

Course Length:

This is a formal OFA instructor training program that is 70 hours in length and requires 5 candidates enrolled as per WorkSafeBC standards.

Prerequisites:

To be an instructor of an OFA Level 2 or Level 3 or equivalent course, a candidate must:

  • Hold a valid OFA Level 2, Level 3 or equivalent first aid certificate or a current emergency pre-hospital care attendant certificate or license and have held it for at least the preceding four years
  • Participate in a complete OFA Level 3 or, a complete OFA Level 3 equivalent course and successfully complete the examination, not more than 6 months prior to participating in the initial instructor training process, and
  • Achieve 85% or greater on each part of the OFA Level 3 or equivalent examination.

 

For those candidates who have not held an OFA Level 3 or equivalent first aid certificate for the preceding four years, candidates must:

  • Have held an OFA Level 3 or equivalent first aid certificate or a current emergency pre-hospital care certificate or license (course consisting of 70 hours or more) for at least the preceding two years, and
  • Have been employed as a designated OFA attendant or pre-hospital responder (advanced level first aid volunteer, ambulance etc.) together with verifiable patient contacts for the preceding two years, and
  • Hold a current OFA Level 1 instructor certificate or equivalent instructor certificate, and have instructed OFA Level 1 or equivalent courses within the preceding 2 years.

 

Certification:

  • A candidate will receive a certificate of completion after successfully participating in the OFA 2/3 Instructor Training Program.
  • Before a candidate can instruct OFA2/3 independently, the candidate must be assessed for competency as per certification standards and receive instructor authorization to teach from an approved training agency.

 

Course Fee:

The course fee is $1150 and includes all materials.

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