First Responder Training

What is the purpose of the program?

To provide residents the essential skills and knowledge to become a First Responder.

What are the objectives of the program?

  • To provide training support to community governments in the area of First Responder.
  • To promote and inform community governments the importance of Public Safety.

Why should I take the First Responder Training program?

Community government staff, volunteers or the general public may have a responsibility or interest in being a First Responder in the community. Knowing what to do in the first few minutes of an emergency can help save lives.

What do participants receive upon completion?

Participants that complete First Aid, First Responder and Emergency Medical Responder training receive nationally recognized certification (Red Cross). Participants in the Airport Emergency Exercise receive a certificate of participation from the Department of Transportation.

When and Where?

Training is provided upon request from the community government and commitment of community participants.  Training courses can be hosted at a community, regional or territorial level.

Courses Available

Emergency First Aid

Course Description:

CPR, bandaging and airway emergencies.

Emergency Medical Responder

Course Description:

Includes the First Responder objectives listed above PLUS minimizing consequences of injuries.

First Responder (Advanced First Aid)

Course Description:

Advanced first aid, use of oxygen equipment, primary/secondary assessments, return to work protocols and record keeping.

Standard First Aid

Course Description:

Includes the Emergency First Aid objectives listed above PLUS head/spinal injuries and sudden medical emergencies.

Wilderness First Aid

Course Description:

Includes the Standard First Aid objectives listed above PLUS advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hrs. in isolated or wilderness settings.