Lethbridge First Aid offers quality St Mark James certification classes from certified instructors at the most affordable rates. Students receive the best possible training from this provider. you can visit the website for a detailed list of available classes, along with rates, schedules, and an on-line registration form. Choose a program and enrol today!
Prospective students can use the online registration form to sign up for a class. E-mails or telephone calls can also be used to enrol. The Lethbridge First Aid website encourages students to walk-in during business hours and enrol in person as well.
About Lethbridge First Aid
- Rates are the most affordable – practically the cheapest – in Alberta. They include all extra expenses such as taxes, certification, and training manuals.
- Full refunds are given to students who drop out but are able to give 72-hour notices beforehand.
- First aid training programs are 14-16 hours long, held throughout the week at various schedules.
- The curriculum focuses on a variety of first aid skills and topics such as but not limited to: wound care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation.
- CPR/AED-only classes are also available. Students can choose from three levels (A, C, HCP), lasting 4, 5, and 6 hours long respectively.
- AED training is included in all CPR classes. AEDs are machines that supply the heart with needed shock.
- The following is needed to pass a class: complete attendance, at least 75 percent on the written exam, and good demonstration of skills.
- All students receive certificate cards from St Mark James upon completing the program. They can also request wall-mount sized certificates.
- Certificates are only valid for three years but are renewable.
- Certificates can be renewed / re-certified, if still current through recertification programs held twice weekly in any of the facilities in the city. Check the prerequisites to ensure you meet all requirements prior to registering.
- Standard first aid recertification is 8 hours long and includes CPR level A, C or HCP and AED recertification.
- Stand-alone CPR re-certifications are 4 hours long and include AED training.
- All instructors at Lethbridge First Aid are certified and can be booked for special training at home or for workshops and conferences.
Did You Know?
Common areas that are sprained at the ankle, knee, wrist, and shoulder. Rest the affected area for at least 2 days and gradually ease it back into movement. For the first two days, keep the limb elevated above the heart, use a cold compress or ice, and bandage it. When you start using the area, keep the bandage on. Managing pain can be done with over-the-counter analgesics such as ibuprofen. If the pain and swelling persist, seek medical attention.
Learn more about managing injuries in a training program at Lethbridge First Aid!