First aid certification – time to update?

Do your staff members need to update their first aid & CPR certifications?

Are you responsible for staff safety training at your workplace?

Do you find it hard to keep track of who needs training and which staff members have to update their certificates?

What gets in the way of you having your staff trained?

  • Time?
  • Budget restrictions?
  • No training room?
  • Confusion about which courses your team members need?
  • Lack of knowledge, about the differences between courses/providers?

If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you need our services!

Safe + Sound is a Training Partner for the Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program. With 20+ years experience in the first aid training industry and over 40,000 satisfied clients, we are well qualified and equipped to get your staff trained and certified. If it’s time for your team to update their certifications, let’s chat!

Group training is easy to organize. All you need to do is book a date for your class at our location or yours and provide a group of people. We’ll do the rest.

We can come out to your location with all the necessary equipment and supplies and conduct the training for your group. If you don’t have a suitable training room or area onsite, we can teach the class at one of our classrooms in Coquitlam or Burnaby/Vancouver. Our centres have kitchen facilities, free parking and WIFI and are close to public transport.

Benefits of Group Training

Courses can be tailored to meet the needs of your group.
Our instructors can include industry-specific first aid scenarios on request.
Group first aid training is a great team building opportunity.

Request a quote for Group First Aid Training

If you’re thinking about booking a group first aid training session in the Tri-Cities or Metro Vancouver, please fill out our inquiry form. We’ll be happy to send you the information you need and provide a quote.

Safe + Sound has been conducting group first aid training for 20 years. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received regarding group first aid training:

Private Group First Aid & CPR Training – FAQ’S

Training Room Requirements 

Q: What are the room / space requirements for private group first aid training?

A: To meet WorkSafeBC requirements, the training room must have a minimum of 46.5 sq. metres (500 sq. feet) of clear working space in addition to the seating area per class of 10-18 candidates. For classes with fewer than 10 candidates, the room must be equal to 4 sq. metres (44 sq. feet) per candidate. The instructor must have an unobstructed view of the candidates during the training and / or evaluation.

Q: What if we don’t have a suitable training room onsite?

A: You can book a private course for your team at one of our classrooms in Coquitlam or Burnaby/Vancouver.

Choosing the right first aid course/certification

Q: Which first aid course or certification do my staff members need?

A: If you’re not sure which first aid course or certification your staff members need in order to meet industry and work safety requirements, we can help.

Q: Which group first aid training classes does Safe + Sound Offer?

A: Safe + Sound offers the following group first aid training classes:

  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level A
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED BLS
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level A
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED BLS
  • OFA Level 1 (Emergency or Standard First Aid & CPR/AED)
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR/AED Level B
  • CPR/AED level A
  • CPR/AED level C
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Mental Health First Aid – Basic
  • Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

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Group Size – Private Group First Aid Training

Q: What is the minimum number of students for a group first aid class?

A: For Red Cross First Aid & CPR certification classes we will invoice for a minimum of 10 participants to cover costs. If you have a smaller group, you may prefer to register your people on one of our public classes.

Q: What is the maximum number of students for a group first aid class?

A: For Red Cross First Aid & CPR certification classes the maximum number of participants is 18 per class. For Basic Life Support (BLS) the maximum is 12.

Q: What is the minimum number of students for a group Mental Health First Aid class?

A: First Mental Health First Aid classes we will invoice for a minimum of 18 participants. Additional participants will be charged on an individual rate.

Q: What is the maximum number of students in a group Mental Health First Aid class?

A: The maximum number of participants in a Mental Health First Aid class is 25.

Q: How much does group first aid training cost?

A: In order to provide a quote we will need the following information:

  • Your business location
  • Which certification / course your staff members need. Ask us if you’re not sure.
  • Number of people who need training

Q: What methods of payment do you accept for group first aid training?

A: We will send you an invoice with your booking confirmation. We accept EFT, Visa, MasterCard and business cheque payments.

Course days and dates

Q: Which days of the week are available for private group training?

A: We can run a class on any day of the week and dates are subject to availability. Saturdays are the most popular day for first aid training. We recommend you book your class a few weeks before certificates are due to expire. We take bookings up to 6 months ahead.

If your staff members need to update their first aid certifications, plan ahead and book the training now before their certificates expire.

Contact us today. We can help. It’s easier than you think!