Grande Prairie First Aid is the leading St Mark James training affiliate in Alberta. Quality training programs and flexible schedules are offered at the cheapest possible rates in the area – other providers just can’t compare. A list of classes can be found on the Grande Prairie First Aid website, as well as an on-line registration form. Other ways to enrol are through e-mail, telephone call, or walk-ins. Whether you work in the oil and gas industry or you are a student or teacher this provider has a course for you. Get certified for the workplace and learn the latest rescue techniques by enrolling in a first aid and CPR course in Grande Prairie today.
Grande Prairie First Aid
No other first aid and CPR provider in the city offers cheaper rates than Grande Prairie First Aid. Rates are paid in full when you sign up in person and are inclusive of taxes, certification, and manuals.
Trainees who drop out and inform the staff at least 3 days beforehand are entitled to full refunds of the fees.
First aid programs
Standard first aid training, the most popular course, lasts around 14-16 hours, focusing on different first aid skills and knowledge. Students are taught about EMS (emergency medical services), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), wound care, and treating injuries that compromised circulation and oxygenation. AEDs supply the heart with shock during CPR to get the heart rhythm to normalize.
CPR/AED trianing programs are also available at this provider. There are three categories: A, C, and HCP. All levels include automated external defibrillation training, in accordance with the latest BLS guidelines from the American Heart Association.
Trainers at Grande Prairie First Aid are all certified by the workplace approved. They also have hourly rates so you can book them for private training in your own home or special training for company events. Just send an e-mail or give a call to inquire about booking them.
Workplace approved certificate first aid and CPR cards are given to trainees upon passing the class. Complete attendance, good skill performance, and 75% or better on the exam are required for the student to pass. Wall-mount sized certificates can also be requested.
Certificates expire after three years so be sure to enrol in a recertification program before they expire. Recertification for first aid training varies in length and can be as long as 8 hours in total (at least two times a week).
Did You Know?
Gastroenteritis with children: when to get help
If you child starts to experience these worsening symptoms, bring him or her to the nearest emergency room.
- Child loses consciousness or is constantly drowsy
- Bloody vomit
- Blood diarrhea
- Severe dehydration (dry mouth, skin, sunken eyes, marked thirst)
- Sunken fontanel (space at the top of the head)
- Dry diapers for more than three hours
- Fever for more than three days (age 2 and older) or one day (younger than age 2)