First Aid / CPR classes in HRM?

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  1. BenFrank

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    Anyone know the cheapest / quickest place to take CPR / First Aid in and around Halifax?

    Prices?


    So far, I know S.J.A is:

    EMERGENCY FIRST AID + CPR LEVEL “A”
    TIME: 8 hours (1 day) FEE: $65 per person
    COURSE: This course provides basic level First Aid Training,
    and covers lessons 1-5 plus electives. It is recommended for
    worksites with 1-19 employees per shift.


    Anyone else?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Maritimer

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    Ive always done my first aid training through Saint John Ambulance.
     
  3. b-bob

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    I have it with Canadian Red Cross and I took it with a friend/co-worker of my fathers.

    Not sure how often he still does it but he set it up on a Saturday for me and some friends and I know he has done it at his work during the day.

    Anyways, if you want his name and e-mail address I can PM it to you. He would be able to set something up and if now he will direct you to someone else. Great guy and makes it fun for everyone.
     
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    Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8330/4.3.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/109)

    I did mine with Saint John Ambulance.

    Doing it for a job application?
     
  5. Maritimer

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    some employers will pay for you to get first aid training.

    I have my standard first aid with cpr level "c" (adults as well as children and infants) and it didn't cost me anything.
     
  6. b-bob

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    I think the levels between Red Cross and St John Ambulance are different.

    I have level B with Red Cross and it covered everything but Level C with SJA is everything.
     
  7. bluenosergal

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    I used St. John's ambulance. Their instructors and classes are amazing. The red cross also offers them
    I paid 90 dollars, but I have the HCP training, which costs more
     
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  8. BenFrank

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    Yup.

    I'm going to an interview and want be a keener with it already done.

    I just found out it's "Level C" they're looking for.

    Thanks for the responces!
     
  9. spnx

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    You're lucky in Halifax to have a TON of paramedics, first responders and 33 med (military medics) as instructors with St. John Ambulance. Great training there.
     
  10. CyberCX

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    Why not wait until you get the job? Most employers will pay for the course and pay you to be there. I don't think you getting the job will depend solely on you having this course. Qualifications + experience > CPR training.
     
  11. CyberCX

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  12. Cracker

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    I have Emergency First Aid and CPR A, and I am going to a course in Kentville this Sunday so that I can upgrade to a Standard First Aid and CPR C. The upgrade is only costing me $45. The whole course is $95.

    You can check the Saint Johns Ambulance site for upcoming courses and locations. http://www.sja.ca
     
  13. spnx

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    Who was it? Do you remember their name? Just curious.
     
  14. Cheddar

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    I had Wilderness First Aid, Standard, Level C, and Medical First Responder. Let the latter two run out. Gotta throw down another $450 to go again. I just did it for fun.
     
  15. CyberCX

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    Yeah, his name is Roger.

    A good friend of mine Lawrence is an SJA instructor too. His pic was in the most recent course schedule/pamphlet. :kekeke:
     
  16. spnx

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    Heck. I don't know that guy. There are a ton though. I know about 7 in Halifax well.
     

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