Grande Prairie First Aid is the largest and most popular training service provider of first aid certification in Alberta. Trainees continually flock to this provider because of quality training programs and rock-bottom rates. No other training service provider offers better programs and rates than Grande Prairie First Aid.
Enrolment can easily be completed on the Grande Prairie First Aid website on the on-line registration form. The website also has a complete list of available classes, rates, and schedules. Other ways to enrol include telephone calls, e-mails, and walk-ins during business hours.
Grande Prairie First Aid
Grande Prairie First Aid course fees are the cheapest in Alberta. Rates are paid in full during enrolment and are inclusive of taxes, certificates, and workplace approved training manuals. Full refunds are given to trainees who drop out and are able to give a 72-hour notice beforehand.
First aid training
Grande Prairie First Aid training programs for first aid cover a comprehensive list of topics, including but not limited to EMS (emergency medical services), oxygenation and circulation emergencies, wound care, and CPR and AED (cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation). AEDs are machines that supply the heart with needed shock. First aid training programs last 14 – 16 hours long.
To pass the program, the student is required to have complete attendance, good skill demonstration, and at least 75 percent on the written exam.
CPR and AED only training programs or “stand-alone” classes are available in three levels: A, C, and HCP lasting 4, 5, and 6 hours respectively. Levels A and C are for first time first aid trainees and level HCP is for health care workers and professionals. AEDs are machines that detect heart rhythms and apply needed shock to the heart.
Certificate cards are awarded to students who are able to pass their enrolled program. Wall mount certificates are optional. Certificates are valid for three years and are renewable through recertification classes. Standard first aid training recertification lasts 8 hours, inclusive of CPR level C recertification.
There are several facilities in Grande Prairie. All equipped with high end training mannequins, AED trainers, and first aid training kits. The facilities are easily accessible to and from free parking and public transportation. Restaurants and shops are also within walking distance.
Did You Know?
- You can suspect internal bleeding if a victim exhibits the following symptoms:
- Bleeding from any orifice (mouth, ears, nose, eyes, anus)
- Blood-tinged vomiting
- Large bruising on the abdomen or chest
- Penetrating wounds on the skull, chest, or abdomen
- Abdominal tenderness/rigidity and increased abdominal girth