Recertifications

Abbotsford, BC
604-477-4663

Recertifications

Recertification Courses now offered for Remote, Wilderness, and Wilderness First Responder throughout BC, Alberta, and Ontario!
Participants must provide a VALID DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC certificate to the office prior to their course.
 
Please note: Recertifying participants have the options below to complete their courses:
 

REMOTE FIRST AID:

  1. Join any two-day, 20-hour, RFA Course to complete your recertification (purchased under specific recertification link below) OR
  2. Join a one-day (+ one evening – online) RFA recertification course to complete your recertification.

 

WILDERNESS FIRST AID:

  1. Join any 2 day, 20-hour, recert specific course as listed below.

 

WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER:

  1. Join any 4-day, 40-hour, recert specific course as listed below.

 

Participants will not receive another Field Guide during their recertification course. Should you require a new one, please email our office at info@exploreridge.com. Field Guides have also been updated by the Canadian Red Cross in 2020, if you originally certified prior to this you may prefer an updated guide. A new Field Guide can be pre-purchased for $29.95 + gst.
Details

Cost: $199.95 – $699.95 + tax
*Price varies by location and course discipline

 

Pre-requisite(s): All recertification participants MUST hold a current/valid certificate in the specific course they are wishing to recertify. See home page for each respective courses content and details.

 

Completion Criteria:
• Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
• Ability to complete a written, closed book, independently completed knowledge evaluation with
a minimum mark of 75%
• Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
 
 
PRIVATE RECERTIFICATION COURSES AVAILABLE FOR 8+ PARTICIPANTS. EMAIL OR CALL FOR DETAILS!

Upcoming Courses

february

03febAll Day05Remote First Aid Recert - Nanaimo

24febAll Day26Remote First Aid Recert - Calgary20 Hours - see prerequisites in course description.

march

11marAll Day16Wilderness First Responder Recert - Nanaimo40 HOURS - first aid prerequisites required, see course description.

17marAll Day19Remote First Aid Recert - Chilliwack20 Hours - see prerequisites in course description.

april

22aprAll Day26Wilderness First Responder Recert - Lower Mainland (TBD)40 HOURS - first aid prerequisites required, see course description.

25aprAll Day27Wilderness First Aid Recert - Revelstoke20 Hours - see prerequisites in course description.

28aprAll Day02mayWilderness First Responder Recert - Revelstoke40 HOURS - first aid prerequisites required, see course description.

may

28aprAll Day02mayWilderness First Responder Recert - Revelstoke40 HOURS - first aid prerequisites required, see course description.

FAQ'S - CLICK HERE

First Aid Courses

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What levels of First Aid do you offer?

We offer the following courses publicly:

  • Remote First Aid 
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Wilderness First Aid Instructor 
  • OFA 1 Equivalency (SFA Certification)

We also offer recertification courses for all of the above.

In addition, we offer the following for private courses:

  • Standard First Aid
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Transportation Endorsement
  • Marine First Aid
  • OFA 1 Equivalency

Do you offer Occupational First Aid level 1?

We offer Standard and Emergency First Aid training. These certifications are equivalent and recognized by WorkSafeBC, as Occupational Level 1. These certifications can be added onto any of our Wilderness Courses for an additional fee.

I want to take the 40 hour course, but I can only attend on weekends, what are my options?

If you are looking to obtain a 40 hour WFA Certificate, you can opt to take TWO weekend courses. 

  • Weekend 1: Remote First Aid (20 hours)
  • Weekend 2: Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridge (20 hours)

If you would like to take advantage of our package pricing, and save yourself $100, contact our office and we can give you this discount for pre-purchasing the two weekends at once! 

 

What kind of first aid do I need to lead overnight trips?

We recommend holding a minimum of a 40 hour Wilderness First Aid Certification, when planning to take people out in the wilderness on an overnight journey.

Contact Us

Ready to register, but have a question? Call us!

604-477-4663