Fort McMurray First Aid is a training service provider of first aid certification located in Alberta. It is the best St Mark James training affiliate that offers training courses at very affordable rates without compromising quality. Prospective students are offered first aid and CPR courses, stand-alone CPR classes, private programs, and recertification classes throughout the week. Participants can also register for on-line safety training which includes WHMIS and TDG. Food safety training is also available.
You can visit the Fort McMurray First Aid website for a complete list of available classes. Enrolment or sign up can be completed through e-mail, telephone call, or walk-in during business hours in any of the training centres in Alberta.
Fort McMurray First Aid
Most affordable rates in Alberta
Course fees are paid in full during enrolment so trainees don’t have to pay additional expenses during the rest of the training period. Course fees include taxes, certificates, workplace approved registration fees, and workplace approved training manuals.
Students who choose to drop out of the program and are able to give a 72-hour notice beforehand are entitled to a full refund of the enrolment fees.
Quality training programs for first aid, CPR, and AED
First aid training
First aid training covers different topics such as emergency medical services (EMS), wound care, medication administration, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) training. AEDs are machines that supply the heart with needed shock through pads attached to the chest. Combined first aid and CPR courses last 14 – 16 hours. CPR and AED stand-alone classes are also available with three levels, lasting four, five, and six hours long respectively.
Stand-alone CPR/AED classes
Stand-alone CPR/AED classes are available in three levels: A, C, and HCP. The first two are for first time trainees and focuses on adult and pediatric victims, and the third is for professional health care workers, focusing on CPR/AED in the hospital setting.
Private instructors and special training
Fort McMurray First Aid also has private instructors with hourly rates who are available for private training. They can be booked for training at home or for special events like company outings and conferences. Just send an e-mail or give a call to book a private instructor.
St Mark James certification
To pass the enrolled program, the student is required to have complete attendance, at least 75 percent on the written exam, and good skill demonstration of first aid, CPR, and AED. Upon completion of the program, the trainees are awarded certificate cards (wall mount sized certificates are optional). The certificate is valid for three years and can be renewed through recertification programs.
Recertification programs for standard first aid training takes 8 hours and includes CPR level C or HCP re-certification.
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- Chest pain/discomfort
- Radiating chest pain to the arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back
- Easy fatiguability
- Increased perspiration
If any of the above symptoms are felt, seek medical help immediately.