First Aid Training in Calgary
Calgary First Aid and St Mark James have partnered together to offer the best training courses in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillator (AED). The team of trainers at Calgary First Aid are certified workplace approved educators and are the best in their given fields of expertise. You can be assured that you will get high quality training at the lowest rates available in Calgary.
The Calgary First Aid website has additional information regarding classes, schedules, and enrolment. Visit the homepage by clicking this link.
Calgary First Aid Contact Information
The main training center of Calgary First Aid is located in SW Calgary. Enrolment can be completed using the on-line registration form online below but you can also contact Calgary First Aid using the following details.
- Telephone Number: 587.774.5317
- Training Branch Address: #206B,1615 10 Ave SW Calgary, AB T3C 0J5
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: www.firstaidcalgary.ca
The training center is situated just outside Downtown Calgary where free parking is available and a C-Train station is located just across the street. Other amenities are also available near the area, such as restaurants and shops. The training center is high-end, recently renovated, and equipped with the latest technology for training. For more information about the training center location, view the map below.
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Basic First Aid
Knowledge about basic first aid situations are a must in today’s society. Emergencies requiring a skilled first aid rescuer may just be around the corner, and more often than not, victims are our loved ones. It has become everybody’s duty to be skilled in providing simple and basic first aid. From simple cuts and scrapes, to accidental falls and burns, basic first aid training at Calgary First Aid will be able to give you the best training.
The following video was sponsored by St. John Ambulance to show people the importance of first aid.
Sometimes simple situations like choking can lead to death if dealt with improperly. We should all take the different opportunities available to make sure that whatever situation we are faced with, we can act accordingly and be able to save a life. The Heimlich maneuver for choking emergencies can be seen below.
CPR and AED
Calgary First Aid only offers the latest techniques and guidelines in Basic Life Support (BLS). BLS was created by the American Heart Association and the workplace approved to provide guidelines for correct performance of CPR and AED. The updated pathway features the emergency response system, activated after recognition of cardiac arrest. Quick action within 3-5 minutes after the person falls unconscious is vital is improving his survival rate. If CPR is done ineffectively, it can mean the difference between life and death. AEDs are machines able to detect heart rhythms and apply needed shock to restart the heart.
Training courses and classes
CPR training courses are divided into levels “A”, “C”, and “HCP”. All courses are inclusive of basic first aid and AED training. Stand-alone classes are offered to trainees who do not want to undergo the complete training course. CPR and AED or basic first aid training only are available, along side classes on food safety, hazards in the home and workplace, and even pet first aid. Classes are offered at various times throughout the week, so finding the perfect schedule is easy.
Should scheduling remain a problem, private classes are available for enrolment. Private classes are usually offered to companies that want a separate schedule for training employees for skill development.
Calgary First Aid offers the lowest prices for workplace approved first aid training courses. Course prices include tax, certification fees, and training manuals. A full refund is also offered as long as a 72 hour notice is given.
- workplace approved Standard First Aid and CPR Training – 127.99
- workplace approved Standard Childcare First Aid and CPR Training – 118.99
- workplace approved Emergency First Aid and CPR Training – 89.99
- workplace approved Emergency Childcare First Aid and CPR Training – 89.99
- workplace approved Re-Certification courses for first aid and CPR range from 54.99 to 84.99
Trainees who are able to complete the training course and pass will receive a certificate from the workplace approved for first aid, CPR, and AED, valid for 3 years. Renewal of expired certificates are done through refresher courses, offered at least twice a week. Course load for refresher courses are generally lighter than regular classes.
Calgary First Aid offers convenient enrolment through the on-line application form below. E-mails, telephone calls, and walk-ins will also be entertained by Calgary First Aid’s very accommodating staff.
Trainees who are able to complete the training course and pass will receive a certificate from the workplace approved for first aid, CPR, and AED, valid for 3 years. Renewal of expiring certificates are done through refresher courses, offered at least twice a week. Course load for refresher courses are generally lighter than regular classes.
Did You Know?
Fractures occur when outside forces such a impact in a vehicular crash or fall cause bone to break. Closed fractures are breaks in the bone without injury to the skin. Open fractures are injuries to both the skin and bone.
Manifestations (5 Ps)
- Pallor (pale skin color)
- Paresthesia (decreased sensation)
- Paralysis (immobility)
Enrol at Calgary First Aid now to learn more about fractures and other skeletal injuries.