FIRST AID and CPR
Proficient Training offers quality First Aid and CPR instruction. We deliver Red Cross, Lifesaving Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation courses.
EMERGENCY FIRST AID
Emergency First Aid is a one-day course which meets the criteria of Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety requirements for First Aider 1. This course provides simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for individuals who want an overview of First Aid and CPR for the home or workplace. The course covers skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for adults, CPR, and other topics such as choking, airway and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission. This certification is for three years. Go to Courses.
STANDARD FIRST AID
Standard First Aid is a two-day course which meets the criteria of Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety requirements for First Aider 2. This Red Cross course provides comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. It is usually 14 to 16 hours long. The certification is for three years. Go to Courses.
STANDARD FIRST AID ONLINE
Standard First Aid can also be taken as an Online course. When you sign up, you are given a PIN and a Password. You can then go to Red Cross eLearning and complete the Online portion. Then, you would attend the Practical session which would include CPR and few other skills. This certification is also good for three years. Go to Courses.
CPR is a one-day course. The length of the session depends on the type of CPR. CPR A is adult only CPR; CPR C is adult, child and infant CPR plus two-person adult CPR; and CPR HCP is for Health Care Providers. These sessions can be either through the Red Cross or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Go to Courses.
Child Care First Aid is an excellent choice for those who are in the child care field. There is both Child Emergency First Aid and Child Standard First Aid. These Red Cross courses are essentially the same as Emergency First Aid and Standard First Aid except that there is a greater focus on typical child injuries and illnesses, and the accompanying manual is different. Courses
Marine First Aid provides an overview of First Aid and CPR techniques with scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry. This Red Cross course covers the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for all age groups; CPR Level C; and other topics including choking, airway and breathing emergencies, as well as prevention of disease transmission. This course meets Transport Canada Training Program Standards in Marine First Aid (TP 13008E). Courses
Aquatic Emergency Care is Standard First Aid plus a few water-based rescue skills. This Lifesaving Society course is an excellent choice for people who work in hotels or apartment complexes in which there is a pool. (This is not a substitution for a properly trained lifeguard.) Aquatic Emergency Care is often also taught in conjunction with National Lifeguard. Courses
LIFESAVING FIRST AID
There is Lifesaving Emergency First Aid and Lifesaving Standard First Aid as well Lifesaving CPR A, C and HCP. These programs flow seamlessly into other Lifesaving Society programs such as the Bronze Medallion and Cross, Swim Patrol and Swim For Life. If you would like to be certified in Lifesaving First Aid, contact us and we set up a class for you; minimum 6 candidates and maximum 12 candidates. Contact Us.
HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION STANDARD FIRST AID
The Heart and Stroke Foundation Standard First Aid program complements the Basic Life Support program. It is the preferred program of most medical faculties and facilities. If you would like to be certified in Heart and Stroke Foundation Standard First Aid, contact us and we set up a class for you; minimum 6 candidates and maximum 12 candidates. Contact Us.