Occupational First Aid Level 1 (OFA1)

DATE:  All in person courses have been cancelled. We will update this page as soon as we are able to run this course again.  For anyone who has a ticket expiring between March 15 and June 30, 2020 the expiration date for these tickets has been extended for 90 days.

TIME:  8:30am - 4:30pm

LOCATION:  To be determined
INSTRUCTOR:  To be confirmed.


Occupational First Aid Level 1 is an 8 hour course designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Level 1 Attendant in the industry.
Prerequisites:  To qualify for Level 1 training, a person must be at least 16 years old and have the physical ability to perform first aid skills required to complete the learning tasks.  No previous first aid training is required.
Each participant will:
  • identify and perform appropriate interventions for minor soft tissue injuries including the need for medical referral and be able to accurately complete the required documentation.
  • demonstrate the Priority Action Approach for conscious patients with a decreased level of consciousness.
  • identify and manage critical interventions of the airway with C-Spine control for conscious patients and patients with a decreased level of consciousness.
  • identify respiratory emergencies and manage critical interventions.  Each participant will also describe how to identify and manage asthmatic conditions and anaphylactic shock.
  • identify circulatory emergencies and manage critical interventions.
  • describe how to identify and manage stroke, diabetic conditions, seizures, and fainting.