OFA level 3

Occupational level 3 courses are the most comprehensive workplace first aid courses available in Canada. This extensive course is usually completed within two weeks. The course curriculum also includes training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training. We offer this extensive course at the lowest prices in your area. To register select your location from the main menu or from the side menu to be directed to a website at that location.

How to Register:

Select the your location from the main menu or from the side menu bar to be directed to a website in your location. Select the date and time that works for you and fill out the registration form on-line to guarantee yourself a spot in the course.

Course Length:

The length of occupational first aid level 3 (OFA level 3) is 70 hours. It is normally completed within two full work weeks.

Course Cost:

The cost of the course is 750 dollars. Course fee includes certification fee, manual, pocket mask, and all applicable taxes.

Course Curriculum:

  • Understanding the role and duties of an occupational first aid attendant
  • Scene Assessment
  • Acknowledging Hazards

    Secondary survey - first aid training
    Checking and monitoring vitals is an important component of OFA level 3 training.
  • Locating mechanism of Injury
  • Knowledge of Primary Survey and its components.
  • Critical Intervention
  • C-Spine control and anatomy
  • C-Spine control and airway management and assessment
  • Assessment of circulation
  • Anatomy of circulatory system
  • Knowledge of A-B-C’s
  • Secondary Survey components and skills
  • Checking Vitals
  • Understanding and knowing about History Taking
  • Head to toe examinations
  • Understanding the priority action approach and how it relates to patients
  • Anatomy and function of skin and soft tissues including muscles, skin, tendons and ligaments.
  • Soft tissue injuries and wounds (includes infections)
  • Anatomy and function of the eye.
  • Understanding the principles surrounding eye injuries.
  • Treatment of eye injuries.
  • Burn management including thermal, chemical and electrical burns
  • Knowledge and skill with oxygen therapy equipment
  • Understanding the patient assessment chart
  • Patient positioning including standing, sitting and supine and transitioning between.
  • Patient transport and¬†immobilization.
  • Managing and knowledge of oral airways.
  • Anatomy and function of the respiratory system
  • Respiratory emergencies including foreign and non-foreign obstructions. Partial and full obstructions.
  • Critical airway intervention
  • Recognizing, treating and managing circulatory emergencies. Includes shock, bleeding and heart conditions.
  • Anatomy and function of the central nervous system including the spine and brain.
  • Understanding and management of sudden medical emergencies such as strokes and seizures.
  • Internal injuries and bleeding.
  • Anatomy, function and terms of limbs.
  • Understanding and treating fractures and dislocations.
  • Diabetes.
  • Asthma
  • Environmental emergencies.
  • Emergency transport.
  • Understanding worksite preparedness
  • Substance Abuse.