Occupational First Aid Level 3 (OFA Level 3)

Price $718.00 (effective March 1st 2016)

Course Overview

This Work Safe BC recognized Occupational First Aid Level 3 (OFA 3) program is a 72 hour course. In which participants must be present for all lessons and hand in all required homework assignments. Successful candidates will be able to perform all necessary emergency first aid skills and techniques as outlined by the standard grading criteria designed and recognized by Work Safe BC, through written multiple-choice test as well as a practical evaluation on physical skills. This course is designed for workplace first aid requirements for locations more than 20 minutes from medical facilities. Successful Candidates will receive 3 year certification. The multiple choice test is done on the Friday afternoon and the Practical test is done on the Saturday or Sunday (your instructor schedules that with you).

What Will I Learn?

  • Priority Action Approach
  • Evaluation of scene and initial assessment of patient
  • Introduction to spinal management on conscious patient
  • Ruling out a spinal injury
  • Introduction to self-ambulatory walk in patients
  • Minor wound care
  • RSI Injuries
  • Burns
  • Upper limb fractures/dislocations
  • Hard collar application
  • Spinal management,
    packaging and transportation of Injured Worker
  • Critical interventions
  • Airway management
    techniques for responsive and unresponsive patients
  • Management of respiratory failure and distress
  • Controlling severe external bleeding/recognizing internal bleeding
  • Shock management
  • Cardiac Arrest / CPR 1 and 2 rescuer / Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Eye Injuries
  • Medical conditions
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Lower limb fractures and dislocations
  • Practical and theory review

Occupational First Aid Level 3 (Full Time)

CourseCourse Start DateCourse End DateEvent CategoriesVenue NameRegister
November 30 – December 11, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, November 30 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, December 11 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
November 16 – 27, 2020 – OFA 3Register
November 2 – 13, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, November 2 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, November 13 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 19 – 30, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, October 19 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, October 30 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 28 – October 9, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, September 28 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, October 9 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 14 – 25, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, September 14 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, September 25 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 24 – September 4, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, August 24 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, September 4 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 10 – 21, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, August 10 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, August 21 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 20 – 31, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, July 20 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, July 31 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 6 – 17, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, July 6 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, July 17 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 29 – July 10, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, June 29 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, July 10 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 15 – 26, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, June 15 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, June 26 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 1 – 12, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, June 1 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, June 12 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
March 30 – April 10, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, March 30 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, April 10 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
April 20 – May 1, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, April 20 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, May 1 2020 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
May 18 – 29, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, May 18 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, May 29 2020 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
May 4 – 15, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, May 4 2020 @ 8:00amFriday, May 15 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
March 16 – 27, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, March 16 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, March 27 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
March 2 – 13, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, March 2 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, March 13 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
February 17 – 28, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, February 17 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, February 28 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
February 3 – 14, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, February 3 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, February 14 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
January 20 – 31, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, January 20 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, January 31 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
January 6 – 17, 2020 – OFA 3Monday, January 6 2020 @ 8:30amFriday, January 17 2020 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
December 9 – 20, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, December 9 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, December 20 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
November 18 – 29, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, November 18 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, November 29 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
November 4 – 15, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, November 4 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, November 15 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 21 – November 1, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, October 21 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, November 1 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 23 – October 4, 2019 – OFA 3Register
September 9 – 20, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, September 9 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, September 20 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 12 – 23, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, August 12 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, August 23 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 22 – Aug 2, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, July 22 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, August 2 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 8 – 19, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, July 8 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, July 19 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 17 – 28, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, June 17 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, June 28 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 3 – 14, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, June 3 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, June 14 2019 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
May 6 – 17, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, May 6 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, May 17 2019 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
April 8 – 19, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, April 8 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, April 19 2019 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
March 11 – 22, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, March 11 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, March 22 2019 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
February 18 – March 1, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, February 18 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, March 1 2019 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
January 14 – 25, 2019 – OFA 3Monday, January 14 2019 @ 8:30amFriday, January 25 2019 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
December 3 – 14, 2018 – OFA 3 – COURSE FULLMonday, December 3 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, December 14 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
November 19-30, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, November 19 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, November 30 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 15-26, 2018 – Worksafe BC OFA 3Monday, October 15 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, October 26 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 10 – 21, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, September 10 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, September 21 2018 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 13 – 24, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, August 13 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, August 24 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 16 – 27, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, July 16 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, July 27 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
June 18 – 29, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, June 18 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, June 29 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
April 30 – May 11, 2018 – OFA 3April 30 - May 11, 2018 - OFA 3Register
June 4 – 15, 2018 – OFA 3June 4 - 15, 2018 - OFA 3Register
May 14 – 25, 2018 – OFA 3May 14 - 25, 2018 - OFA 3Register
March 12, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, March 12 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, March 23 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
April 9 – 20, 2018 – OFA 3Monday, April 9 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, April 20 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA3 Feb26-Mar9 2018Monday, February 26 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, March 9 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA3 February05-16 2018Monday, February 5 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, February 16 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA3 January 15-26 2018Monday, January 15 2018 @ 8:30amFriday, January 26 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
Occupational First Aid Level 3 Aug 14 – 25 (Course Full)Monday, August 14 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, August 25 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Dec 11 – 22, 2017Monday, December 11 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, December 22 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Nov 20 – Dec 1, 2017Monday, November 20 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, December 1 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Oct 16 – 27, 2017Monday, October 16 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, October 27 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Sept 18 – 29, 2017Monday, September 18 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, September 29 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 July 17 – 28, 2017Monday, July 17 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, July 28 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 June 5 – 16, 2017Monday, June 5 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, June 16 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Nov-28 -Dec -9 -2016Monday, November 28 2016 @ 8:30amFriday, December 9 2016 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Feb 20-Mar 3rdMonday, February 20 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, March 3 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Jan 16-27th 2017Monday, January 16 2017 @ 8:30amSaturday, January 28 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Mar 20-Mar 31Monday, March 20 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, March 31 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 May 1-12Monday, May 1 2017 @ 8:30amFriday, May 12 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Nov-21 -Dec -2 -2016Monday, November 21 2016 @ 8:30amFriday, December 2 2016 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister

Occupational First Aid Level 3 (Part Time)

CourseCourse Start DateCourse End DateEvent CategoriesVenue NameRegister
September 15 – October 29, 2020 – OFA 3 Part TimeTuesday, September 15 2020 @ 5:30pmThursday, October 29 2020 @ 9:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
March 2 – April 4, 2020 – OFA 3 Part TimeMonday, March 2 2020 @ 5:30pmSaturday, April 4 2020 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
February 25 – March 25, 2019 – Part Time OFA 3Monday, February 25 2019 @ 6:00pmMonday, March 25 2019 @ 9:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
May 9 – June 3, 2018 – OFA 3 Part-TimeWednesday, May 9 2018 @ 6:00pmSunday, June 3 2018 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Recertification Part-Time Oct.10th-Nov.4th 2017Tuesday, October 10 2017 @ 6:00pmSaturday, November 4 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 Part Time April 20 – May 18, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays 8:30am – 4:30pm, Thursdays 6:00pm – 10:00pm)Thursday, April 20 2017 @ 6:00pmThursday, May 18 2017 @ 10:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
OFA 3 PT JAN 14-FEB 9 SAT/SUN 8:30-4:30 THURSDAY EVENINGS 6:00-10:00Saturday, January 14 2017 @ 8:30amThursday, February 9 2017 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister

What Will I Need?

OFA Level Course Meterial

it is important that you pick up your materials prior to the start of the course and complete the pre-course reading. Your materials will consist of:

(Included in the cost of our course)

book-512Manuals

A Training and Reference Manual

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Occupational First Aid Training Guide

 Certification

Upon completion of OFA Level 3, you will be required to pass an examination conducted by a person authorized by Worker’s Compensation Board. The exam will be scheduled within a week following the last day of course and consists of both written and practical segments. A grade of 70% or higher is required on each segment of the exam for successful certification.

Why First Aid Level 3 (OFA 3)?

WorkPlace/Employer Benefits

Workers that take Occupational First Aid Level 3 at Metro Safety are trained to be prepared and organized to respond to a medical incident/event. There has been a noticeable reduction in injury claims and work time loss with first aid attendants  and fellow employees after having taken a first aid course.

 

 

Additional Information

OFA 3 Classes run 2 weeks (72 Hours) during that time you or employees will learn both theoretical(book) and Practical (hands on)Experience in class to cover a wide variety of medical scenarios.

Level 3 First Aid Training

Know the basics of emergency training, and interested in something a bit more advanced?

Metro Safety Training offers a wide array of first aid training programs, each level catering to a specific segment of the population.

Our Occupational Level 3 First Aid Training is a comprehensive 72-hour program that specialises in a host of injury management scenarios.

From introductions to self-ambulatory walk-in patients and upper limb fractures, to spinal cord injuries and cardiac arrest—Level 3 training covers it all.

Registration Information

REFUNDS

Students/companies must apply in writing for a refund. Inquiries can be made in email form to admin@metrosafety.ca

Only the original receipt will be accepted to qualify for a refund.

No refund will be given for books not in resale-able condition.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants with confirmed applications who do not notify us of their cancellation and who do not attend the course is liable for the entire fee. (For OFA Level 1 and the safety training courses, 48-hour notice is required. For OFA Level 2 and 3; seven business days notice is required)

REFUNDS BEFORE COURSE START

If written request is received within 7 days of the date of registration OR if written request is received 30 calendar days or more before the course start date Metro Safety Training will retain an administration fee equal to a maximum of 10% of the tuition fee. For all other written requests received prior to course date Metro Safety Training will retain an administration fee equal to a maximum of 20% of the tuition fee.

REFUNDS AFTER COURSE START

No refund will be given after the course starts.

TRANSFERS

Courses are transferrable within 6 months of original course date. If you cannot make your course, the office must be notified 3 business days prior to course date. A $50 transfer fee will be applied to transfers of any OFA Level 2 or 3 course.