First Aid Instructor Transition/Recertification

Description: 

This course transitions Lifesaving First Aid Instructors from the old Lifesaving First Aid Program to the new Lifesaving Occupational First Aid Level 1 Equivalency Program that is recognized under WorkSafeBC and set to launch July 1, 2019. The First Aid Instructor Transition meets all the Instructor qualifications for a WorkSafeBC OFA Equivalent course instructor and is valid for 3 years.

 

Lifesaving First Aid Instructors who do not take the First Aid Instructor Transition will not be permitted to teach after June 30, 2019.

 

Prerequisites:
First Aid Instructor (current within 5 years from date of certification)
Currency: 

The First Aid Instructor Transition meets all the Instructor qualifications for a WorkSafeBC OFA Equivalent course instructor and is valid for 3 years

Evaluation and Other Items: 

FAI candidates will be required to demonstrate a leadership Level 1 competency prior to receiving their FAI certification card. The Leadership Competency Level 1 chart is posted in the First Aid Instructor Online Group.