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Certificates accepted in B.C.

The first aid certificates shown here are accepted in B.C. workplaces. These examples should help you determine if a worker has proper certification to be a first aid attendant.

Certificates are listed in reverse alphabetical order according to the name of the issuing agency (in other words, from Z to A).

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 (older version)

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 - Out of Jurisdiction (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 Out of Jurisdiction ticket

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 - Out of Jurisdiction (older version)

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 - EMA First Responder* (newer version)


*Restricted to Municipal Fire Service only. Valid only if signed by a fire chief.

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 1 - EMA First Responder* (older version)


*Restricted to Municipal Fire Service only. Valid only if signed by a fire chief.

WorkSafeBC - Restricted Level 1 Certificate* (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 R certificate
*Contact Certification Services for more information about restricted Level 1 certificates. 604.276.3090 or 1.888.621.SAFE (7233), local 3090; email Certification@worksafebc.com.

WorkSafeBC - Restricted Level 1 Certificate* (older version)

*Contact Certification Services for more information about restricted Level 1 certificates. 604.276.3090 or 1.888.621.SAFE (7233), local 3090; email Certification@worksafebc.com.

St. John Ambulance - Standard First Aid for Industry (OFA Level 1 Equivalent)

  

St. John Ambulance - Emergency First Aid for Industry (OFA Level 1 Equivalent)

MedAire - (OFA Level 1 Equivalent)

MedAire certificate of completion

Lifesaving Society - Worksite First Aid Level 1

EMP Canada - Workplace for B.C. Level 1

Canadian Red Cross - B.C. Workplace Emergency First Aid (older version)

Canadian Red Cross - B.C. Workplace Emergency First Aid - Out of Jurisdiction (older version)

Canadian Red Cross - BC Workplace Emergency First Aid (CPR/AED level A) e-certificate

Red Cross BC Workplace Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level A ticket 

Canadian Red Cross - Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C certificate

Canadian Red Cross - Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C certiifcate

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 2 certificate

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 (older version)

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 - Physician or Registered Nurse* (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 2 Physician or Registered Nurse certificate

*Restricted to Health Care Facilities - see WCB Standard OFA1, 2.2.1.

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 - Physician or Registered Nurse* (older version)

*Restricted to Health Care Facilities - see WCB Standard OFA1, 2.2.1.

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 - EMA First Responder** (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 2 EMA First Responder certificate

**Restricted to Municipal Fire Service only. Valid only if signed by a fire chief.

WorkSafeBC - Level 2 - EMA First Responder** (older version)

**Restricted to Municipal Fire Service only. Valid only if signed by a fire chief.

EMP Canada - Advanced Workplace Level 2

WorkSafeBC - Level 3 (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 certificate

WorkSafeBC - Level 3 (older version)

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 3 - Out of Jurisdiction (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 Out of Jurisdiction certificate

WorkSafeBC - Level 3 - Out of Jurisdiction (older version)

 

WorkSafeBC - Level 3 - Paramedic in Industry (discontinued July 1, 2018)

 

Justice Institute of B.C. - OFA Level 3 - Paramedic in Industry (discontinued July 1, 2018)

 

EMP Canada - Advanced Level 3

 

EMP Canada - Advanced Level 3 - Out of Jurisdiction

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) License***

Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) License***

 

Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) License***

 

Critical Care Paramedic (CCP) License***

***Information on licensing by the EMA Licensing Board can be found here.

WorksafeBC - Transportation Endorsement (newer version)

WorkSafeBC Transportation Endorsement certificate

WorkSafeBC - Transportation Endorsement (older version)

EMP Canada - Transportation Endorsement