Standard and Workplace Emergency First Aid (SWEFA)


Two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace. Day One is a Workplace Emergency First Aid (WEFA) course which is the equivalent of Worksafe BC’s Occupational First Aid Level 1. Day 2 is the second day of a Standard First Aid (SFA). The WEFA course meets OHS regulations and is accepted by Worksafe BC.

Course details:

  • 16hr course
  • 100% attendance and participation required
  • 3 year certification upon completion
  • Includes certification in WEFA, SFA, and CPR Level A, C, or HCP and AED

Books provided: 

  • Student WEFA Manual
  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual 

What you will learn:

  • Preparing to Respond
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway, Breathing and Circulation Emergencies, including CPR with AED
  • Wound care
  • Worksafe BC and OHS Paperwork
  • Head and Spine Management
  • Sudden Medical Conditions
  • Bone Muscle and Joint Injuries
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation