first aid training

Important Update on First Aid Certification Expiry due to Covid-19:

You don’t have to worry, you’re cert will not expire. See details below:

  • All Red Cross first aid certifications which would have expired March 1st through June 30, 2020 will be considered valid 90-days beyond their ​expiry date.
  • WorkSafeBC – Any OFA and equivalent certificates due to expire between March 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2020 are valid 90 days beyond their original expiry date.

Please note all future in person courses will be postponed due to Covid-19. New course dates will be announced once we have a clearer idea of when the recovery process will begin. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to be informed directly when we re-launch our course dates.

NEW Online Certification Courses:

We’ve just launched NEW online training courses. Receive certification for courses completed at home online. Please see the list of courses below. Some of these courses have a specific focus of helping those through the challenges of Covid-19. We are offering Psychological First Aid courses at a reduced price and offering assistance for those that can’t pay course fees so please don’t hesitate to get in touch or sign up directly online for a course.

ONLINE COURSE: Psychological First Aid – Self-Care $15/person+gst or financial assistance available.

ONLINE COURSE: Psychological First Aid – Caring for Others  $15/person+gst or financial assistance available.

In Person First Aid training to re-start after Covid-19 Measures are lifted, see courses below

Certification Training in Tofino

SWELL Education a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner is Tofino’s local certification provider. Join instructor Emre Bosut for first aid and CPR training courses that allow participants to develop practical life saving skills in a way that reflects the needs on the west coast.

Local instruction. Easy  registration. Continued support. 

Select a course below to sign up online. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions about first aid requirements, the registration process, or for ongoing support to help you put safety first.

CPR – C $69+gst

CPR is part of other first aid courses. It is possible to just take CPR training. Please get in touch. 

Occupational First Aid Level 1 $119+gst


Standard First Aid & CPR C (OFA 1 equivalent) $169+gst


Marine Basic First Aid & CPR C  $169+gst


Wilderness First Aid & CPR C 20 hour $269+gst


Advanced Wilderness First Aid & CPR C 40 hour $449+gst


NEW* – Wilderness First Responder & BLS (80h WFR course) $995+gst (in Ucluelet)


NEW* – RE CERTIFICATION Wilderness First Responder & BLS (80h WFR course) $545+gst (in Ucluelet)





Private courses will also be  available once courses are back up and running again. Please contact us if you’re interested in organizing a course for your staff or for a group. Minimum 6 people required.