This 3-day Wilderness First Aid For Field Services course was designed in cooperation with Environment Canada to address the specific needs of field personnel and others who work in remote locations, where resources may be less than adequate, and evacuation to a hospital is hours away.
This course is ideal for personnel in natural resource management, exploration, mining, and industry. The curriculum covers ice safety and rescue skills and knowledge tailored to field environments, including those who work in pairs or small teams.
The course includes Adult CPR certification.
The curriculum includes consideration of government and industrial guidelines for providing first-aid in remote workplaces.
Wilderness First Aid For Field Services Course Details
3 days (24 hours)
Mix of classroom and outdoor sessions
Minimum 10. Maximum 15.
18+ years of age
A high school education (or equivalent) is recommended but not required
Repeat the entire course every three years
Notebook and pencil/pen
Watch with a second-hand for taking vitals
Indoor/outdoor clothing appropriate to the weather
Footwear for rough terrain
Takeaways & Documentation
CPR Heart Saver Certification consistent with the Canadian Heart & Stroke Assoication Heart Saver CPR/AED level.
Wilderness First Aid Certification Card
Wilderness First Aid For Field Services Course Content