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Wilderness First-Aid (Canadian Red Cross)

Description: The Wilderness First-Aid course has become the standard when looking to provide a higher level of training for Outdoor Professionals, Guides, Supervisors of Groups and people who work in the wilderness or remote setting or respond to emergencies in isolated areas.

- This is a practical based, learner centred course. Special emphasis is placed on accident scene management, group leadership, leader responsibilities and liabilities. First-Aid Kits, wound management and managing the trauma casualty are taught and practiced.

- Course is 40 hours in length with a large portion of the course being conducted outdoors as to re-enact realistic training scenarios. **Please note that greater physical endurance (for the scenarios), is needed.

- Course covers the material in the Standard First-Aid (C) and Wilderness First-Aid with special consideration for techniques for Advanced and Remote First-Aid. This course also covers providing extended care for over 24 hours, in all environmental conditions.

Completion Requirements: 16 years old and older. 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.

Duration: Approximately 40 Hours

Certification: 3­-year Canadian Red Cross Certification in WFA

* Please contact our head instructor Craig Bremner with any questions, concerns or comments:

Phone: (204) 233-CFAT (2328)


Current In-house Public Course Schedule

Friday September 22 - Tuesday September 26
Friday November 10 - Tuesday November 14
Friday January 12 - Tuesday January 16
Friday March 15 - Tuesday March 19

Recertification Courses

Saturday October 07 - Sunday October 08 (08:00 am - 06:00 pm)
Saturday February 03 - Sunday February 04 (08:00 am - 06:00 pm)
Saturday April 13 - Sunday April 14 (08:00 am - 06:00 pm)
Saturday August 10 - Sunday August 11 (08:00 am - 06:00 pm)

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