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CPR and AED in Surrey

CPR and AED courses in Surrey

CPR and AED courses in Surrey

Vancouver First Aid in Surrey is a dedicated St Mark James training service affiliate, that offers training for CPR and AED. They also offer first aid training but cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) are the most popular classes taken by students. Vancouver First Aid has a wide range of programs to choose from, all offered at very cheap rates. Enrolment is really easy and hassle-free; students can choose from four ways to enrol. Visit the provider by clicking here.

Enrolment and class registration

Prospective students can enrol through: (1) e-mail,  (2) telephone call, (3) online registration form, and (4) in person. E-mails and the online registration form can be filled out and sent at whatever time is the most convenient for you, but telephone calls and walk-ins will only be entertained during business hours. The Vancouver First Aid staff is very helpful and will be able to assist you within this time.

Course fees

Vancouver First Aid in Surrey offers very affordable rates for all classes and programs. Total fees are paid in full during enrolment so trainees don’t have to worry about paying additional expenses. Fees include tuition, taxes, certification (and registration), and training manuals.

Students who drop out and are unable to complete a program will be given a full reimbursement, as long as a notice is given 72 hours before dropping out.

CPR and AED training

Banadaging a head injury

Banadaging a head injury with gauze

Combined first aid and CPR programs include basic first aid, CPR, and AED training. Basic first aid teaches students how to perform first aid skills such as bandaging and abdmoinal thrusts. However, there are CPR-only classes (includes AED training as well) available in three different categories: A, C, and HCP.  These are 4, 5, and 6 hours long respectively.

  • Level A – for first time trainees, adult CPR and AED
  • Level C- for first time trainees, adult and pediatric CPR and AED
  • Level HCP – for health care providers and professionals, adult and pediatric CPR and AED

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a machine that is attached to the chest and supply the heart with electrical shock during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Certification

A students needs to have complete attendance, at least 75 percent on the written exam, and good demonstration of skills in order to pass a class and program. Certificate cards are awarded upon passing a class. The certificate is valid for three years but can be renewed.

Recertification classes are available at least twice a week for CPR C and HCP. Recertification for C and HCP lasts 4 hours long.

Private classes

Instructors at Vancouver First Aid in Surrey can be book for private training at home or for company events. Big groups of trainees and students with scheduling problems can opt for a private class. Instructors have different schedules and rates so be sure to inquire about them before booking.

All training facilities use high end training equipment and all classes are taught by St Mark James certified instructors. You can rest assured you are receiving the best training possible with Vancouver First Aid in Surrey, BC.

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