Specialized Industry Courses

Checkout our First Aid and safety training courses for industry. H2S Alive (Hydrogen Sulphide) and Oxygen Administration are available. WHMIS and TDG are available online. The one-week Medical First Responder (MFR) is the perfect program for Fire Rescuers and the two-week Advanced First Aid is great for remote locations.

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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) $1600 • 120 HOURS

This 120-hour course provides advanced level knowledge and skills to prepare students for the pre-hospital emergency care field. This course is approved by the Alberta College of Paramedics and meets the requirement for registration and examination at the EMR level. Approximately 100 hours of pre-course study is required prior to the class start date and is in addition to the scheduled class time. Minimum age: 18 years.
Pre-requisite: Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license, current Standard First Aid with Level C CPR or HCP CPR and AED from an Alberta OH&S approved program, and High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Certification Length: N/A. Course completion training card only. Students are required to register with the Alberta College of Paramedics and successfully complete the Provincial EMR exam for certification.

Note: Please note our EMR Program is undergoing re-development. The timeline for implementation of our new EMR program is TBA. As an alternative, consider the St. John Ambulance Advanced First Aid Program, an Alberta OH&S approved program designed for the workplace and anyone wanting advanced level training.

WHMIS Plus and Introduction to the GHS  $33 • online

This is a comprehensive course which meets the legislated general WHMIS training requirements for both federal and provincial/territorial workplaces. An additional module introduces participants to the GHS. The GHS module was updated September 2014 to include information about Health Canada’s proposed Hazardous Product Regulations which will replace the Controlled Product Regulations and revise WHMIS.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) $34.95 • online

TDG meets provincial road requirements and includes classification, identification and emergency response planning plus information on bulk transportation of hazardous waste. Min. age: 16 years

Oxygen Administration   $105 • ONE HALF DAY
The Oxygen Administration course teaches the basics of providing supplemental oxygen during respiratory emergencies. Min. age: 16 years  Prerequisite: Standard First Aid current within 6 months

First Aid in the Wilderness $90, $155, $230 • 1,2 or 3 DAYS

This course trains participants to provide care to the sick and injured in remote settings and is appropriate for those working in, or traveling to, remote areas where immediate emergency medical services are difficult to obtain. There are three levels of Wilderness First Aid skills training that range from basic to advanced levels. The focus of the course is to adapt First Aid skills as needed, based on availability of supplies, the environment, and additional factors encountered in a remote setting. This course is intended to compliment wilderness survival training and does not replace it..

H2S Alive (Hydrogen Sulphide)  $170 • ONE DAY 

H2S Alive is intended for anyone working in an area where hydrogen sulphide may be present. Learn the properties of this poisonous gas, how to protect yourself from coming into contact with it, and what to do in emergencies. Min. age: 16 years

Marine First Aid – Basic Course   $160 • TWO DAYS

In this course, students will learn about Emergency First Aid procedures, CPR/AED for adults, Rescue Carries and Burns, basic Anatomy and Physiology, Advanced Packaging and Transport, as well as gain an orientation to rescue kits found on board seafaring vessels. This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada. Min. age: 16 years

Marine First Aid – Advanced Course   $550 • FIVE DAYS

This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada and includes all the Basic Course components plus advanced First Aid procedures to assist with treatment of the most common off-shore medical conditions and emergencies. Students will also learn all levels of CPR, the use of an AED, moving and transporting casualties, airway management, and knowledge in topics including anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and communications. Min. age: 16 years

Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)   $125 • ONE DAY

This Alberta Safety Council course is designed for professional drivers with the objective of improving defensive driving techniques that will help them prevent collisions, save lives, deliver cargo safely,
reduce costs, and maintain good driving records.

This course is required for those completing the EMR training but may be of interest to anyone for whom driving is a primary requirement of their job or volunteer position. Currently, completion of this course may be used to remove demerits from Alberta driving records.

In the middle of my EMR course still, but it's easy to see how solid the instructor is and how good they are at directing a class. Looking forward to the remainder of the class!!

Matt Gourlay

I came across St Johns Ambulance at the Outdoor and Adventure Travel Show and was reminded that it's about time I get recertified!!! 6 years ago I took the training with St Johns and a lot has changed since then. Chris was an amazing instructor! Was very happy with the training 😀

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