Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”


Advanced First Aid

Advanced First AidCoronavirus Position Statement and Updates

Red Cross Advanced First Aid Course

Update: As COVID positive cases continue to climb, this class will be postponed until further notice. This class involves too much time in the classroom face-to-face and some of the skills cannot be practiced with social distancing. Virtual or blended delivery is not available for this class.

As per OHS: First Aid/CPR certifications that have expired after March are considered valid until at least September. Participants are required to hold onto their expired certificates as proof and OHS officers have flexibility to accept expired certificates.

Welcome to the Advanced First Aid Course page. Breath for Life has offered this program to the community since 2007. This course is  approved by Workplace Health and Safety (WHS or OHS) in Alberta under the Canadian Red Cross and is equivalent to an OFA 3 in British Columbia. This course may be required to fulfill first aid and safety expectations within the Workplace (Industry) or as a pre-requisite to enter into Law Enforcement, Firefighting or other professional programs. As per Edmonton Fire Recruitment, this course fulfills the entry requirements specific to a:

  • Certified Red Cross Advanced First Aid (AFA) – 80 hr Alberta OHS approved course

The Advanced First Aid course integrates theory and practice to prepare you for emergency response in the workplace. Breath for Life engages the student in their academic learning and practical development by taking a hands-on approach. The Advanced First Aid e-certificate issued to you by the Red Cross is valid for 3 years.

If your certificate is current, you may take the Advanced First Aid Renewal Course.

Advanced First Aid Training Details


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