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Certification Training in Tofino

T’ashii Paddle School a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner is Tofino’s local certification provider. Join local instructor Emre Bosut for first aid and CPR training courses that allows participants to develop practical life saving skills in a way that reflects the needs on the west coast.

Local instruction. Easy  registration. Continued support. 

Select a course below to sign up online. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions about first aid requirements, the registration process, or ongoing support to help you meet your needs that put safety first.

Upcoming First Aid Courses in Tofino Spring 2017.

20 hour Wilderness and Remote First-Aid with CPR-C. Fri April 28(evening) – Sun April 30 – $269
This fun and interactive 20-hour wilderness first-aid course is a must for anyone working or playing in the wilderness more than an hour away from medical aid. This course includes trip planning and preparation, adult, child and infant CPR (Level ‘C’), obstructed airway procedures, artificial respiration, use of an Automated External Defibrillator, prevention of disease transmission and wound management. Recognition and first-aid treatment for drowning/partial drowning, heart attack and stroke, allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock, hypothermia, heat stroke, bone, muscle and joint injuries, poisons, burns, diabetic emergencies, head and spine injuries, evacuation, transportation and extended care will also be covered.

40 hour Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid with CPR – C. Fri April 28 (evening) – Tues May 2. – $449
40 hour Wilderness First Aid Certification is the standard for outdoor and wilderness adventure guides including assistant overnight sea kayak guides

40 hour Wilderness and Remote First-Aid with CPR-C. Re-certifiction Course – Fri April 28(evening), Mon, May 1 and Tues May 2 – $269
Re-certify your 40 hour Wilderness First Aid over 1 night and 2 days.

Standard First Aid and CPR-C. Mon. May 15 – Tues. May 16. 8:30am to 4:30pm – $169
3 year certification. Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need training for work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course covers topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to in-depth (sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine).  This course is run in conjunction with the Marine Basic class, students also have the option to take the same class and receive a Standard First Aid certification rather than Marine Basic First Aid.

Marine Basic First Aid and CPR-C. Mon. May 15 – Tues. May 16. 8:30am to 4:30pm – $169
5 year certification. Comprehensive two-day course offering First Aid and CPR skills for marine/finishing industry. Course meets requirements outlined by Transport Canada.

Babysitter’s First Aid – Sun. June 4, 10am to 2:30pm – $59
This is a course for Children ages 11 to 15 that are become babysitters. Held in Ucluelet at the Community Hall. Red Cross Certified.


To register please select a course. To organize a private course or inquire about certification details please contact us

250 266 3787 or

Red Cross Training Partner