Thanks for considering 62 Degrees North for your home and work related first aid training needs. All of our courses are taught by experienced, certified Red Cross training partners or registered paramedics. We now offer a range of online and blended training courses, as well, making it easy for you to save time and money. Sign up for any of our online courses and earn your certification from the comfort of your home or workplace at your own pace. Please contact our friendly team to sign up for first aid training in your community, or to register for an online or blended learning course. Group discounts and corporate rates are available.

  • Emergency First AidBasic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. 6.5-8 hours.

    This course content includes Preparing to Respond; the EMS system; Check, Call, Care; airway emergencies; breathing and circulation emergencies; first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest; and wound care. Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP; and AED.

    Check out our Course Calendar for upcoming EFA training in Yellowknife.

    Standard First AidComprehensive two-day course offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. 14-16 hours.

    In addition to the content covered in the Emergency First Aid course, this course content includes head and spine injuries; bone, muscle and joint injuries; sudden medical emergencies; environmental emergencies; and poisons. Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Standard First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP; and AED.

    Check out our Course Calendar for upcoming SFA training in Yellowknife.

    CPR-AEDBasic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. 6.5-8 hours.

    This course content includes The First Aider’s Role; Check, Call, Care; H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position; Choking – Adult; Assisting with Medications; Angina and Heart Attack; Stroke; CPR – Adult; and Deadly Bleeding for Level A students. Level C content additionally includes Chocking – child and baby; and CPR – child and baby. Level HCP additionally includes jaw thrust; pulse check; rescue breathing – adult, child, and baby; BVM – adult, child, and baby; and two-rescuer CPR – adult, child, and baby.

    Babysitting

    Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11-15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. 8 hours.

    This course content includes the business of babysitting; caring for babies; caring for toddlers; caring for preschoolers; caring for school-aged children; creating safe environments; and how to hand emergencies and first aid. Successful completion of the course results Babysitting Wall Certificate and Wallet Card. Students also take home a Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual.

  • Emergency First AidBasic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. 6.5-8 hours.

    This course content includes Preparing to Respond; the EMS system; Check, Call, Care; airway emergencies; breathing and circulation emergencies; first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest; and wound care. Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP; and AED.

    Check out our Course Calendar for upcoming EFA training in Yellowknife.

    Standard First AidComprehensive two-day course offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. 14-16 hours.

    In addition to the content covered in the Emergency First Aid course, this course content includes head and spine injuries; bone, muscle and joint injuries; sudden medical emergencies; environmental emergencies; and poisons. Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Standard First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP; and AED.

    Check out our Course Calendar for upcoming SFA training in Yellowknife.

    CPR-AEDBasic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. 6.5-8 hours.

    This course content includes The First Aider’s Role; Check, Call, Care; H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position; Choking – Adult; Assisting with Medications; Angina and Heart Attack; Stroke; CPR – Adult; and Deadly Bleeding for Level A students. Level C content additionally includes Cocking – child and baby; and CPR – child and baby. Level HCP additionally includes jaw thrust; pulse check; rescue breathing – adult, child, and baby; BVM – adult, child, and baby; and two-rescuer CPR – adult, child, and baby.

  • First ResponderPre-hospital care and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. 40 hours.

    Course is divided into 5 parts. Part 1 – Preparing to Respond covers the responder; the emergency scene; and preventing disease transmission. Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of care covers anatomy and physiology; assessment; respiratory emergencies; airway and ventilation; circulatory emergencies; bleeding; and shock. Part 3 – Traumatic Injuries covers soft tissue injuries; muscoleoskeletal injuries; head and spine injuries; and chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries. Part 4 – Medical Emergencies covers sudden illness; poisoning; and heat- and cold-related emergnecies. Part 5 – Special Populations and Situations covers childbirth; reaching and moving people; multiple casualty incidents; and transportation.

    Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in First Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED.

    EMRCourse provides knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize consequences of injury or sudden illness during a pre-hospital setting emergency. It is for those providing emergency response such as firefighters, law-enforcement officers, emergency medical services personnel, and workplace responders.

    This course covers all the content included int he First Responder Course, with an additional and intensive focus on pharmacology.

    Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED.

    OAThis course teaches how to operate various oxygen devices as well as how to respond and treat respiratory emergencies. It is for those who are required to use oxygen in the workplace including lifeguards, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, etc. 6 hours.

    Course content includes breathing devices and suction;  resuscitation masks; bag-value-masks (BVM) for adult, child, and baby; supplemental oxygen; and delivery devices.

    Successful completion of the course results in a 3-year certification in Oxygen Administration.

  • Fire SafetyFire Safety teaches participants the principles of fire prevention and fire safety and identifies appropriate responses in workplace situations involving fire. This course is designed for all employers and workers.

    Course Objectives: Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide basic workplace fire safety principles, recognize the importance of having a fire safety plan and evacuation procedures, know the appropriate way to respond if there is a fire in the workplace, and to show the proper way to use a fire extinguisher.

    Key Topics Include: Health and safety, workplace hazards, basic workplace fire safety awareness, Fire Safety and Prevention, Fire Extinguishers, Using the Fire Extinguisher, injury prevention.

    Estimated  Completion Time: 2 – 4 hours

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    Lockout TagoutThe term “lockout/tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of lockout/tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. Employers should train ALL workers in the basic concepts of hazardous energy control, including energy isolation, locking and tagging of control devices, verifying de-energization, and clearing danger points before re-energizing equipment.

    Course Objectives: Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate participants as to what a lockout device is and when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the workplace. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the lockout/tagout process. This training should enable workers to identify tasks that might expose them to hazardous energy and the effective methods for its control.

    Key topics Include: Health and safety, injury prevention, equipment shutdown and isolation, the procedure of Lockout-Tagout

    Time Completion Time:  1.5 – 2 hours

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    Medical TerminologyAn introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment to the language of medicine. In addition, the course will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology. Course is for those involved in medical billing, medical coding, medical administration, emergency responders, public safety professionals, and those who wish to gain a more thorough understanding of medical terms and/or enhance the knowledge base they already have.

    Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Medical Terminology course, the participant will be able to analyze medical terms, correctly spell medical terms, pronounce medical terms and correctly read passages containing medical terms.

    Key Topics Include: Introduction to Medical Terminology, Body Structures , Word Parts, Integumentary System, The Breast, Musculoskeletal System, Nervous System, The Sensory System, Cardiovascular System, Lymphatic and Immune System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, The Endocrine System, reproductive System, Urinary System

    Estimated Completion Time: 12 – 24 hours

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    Transportation of Dangerous GoodsThis course introduces students to the TDG Act and regulations and explains the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the appropriate response in emergency situations such as spills or accidents. TDG regulations require that, with few exceptions, all persons engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods.  

    Objectives:  By completing this course, participants should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

    Key Topics Include:  Health and safety, workplace hazards, poisons, toxic spills, blood borne pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, injury prevention, Occupational , Regulations and Training, Classification of Dangerous Goods, Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods, Means of Containment, Documentation, Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions, Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

    Estimated Completion Time: 5 – 9 hours

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    WHMIS is a hazard communication system designed to ensure workers using hazardous materials, also known as controlled products, have the necessary information to safely handle, store and dispose of these materials. Examples of hazardous materials can range from photocopy toner to cleaning supplies for our health equipment.

    Objectives: The primary objective of this course is to provide participants with the skills necessary to access and apply the information needed to protect their health and safety when working with, or in proximity to, WHMIS controlled products.

    Key Topics Include:  Health and safety, workplace hazards, poisons, toxic spills, blood borne pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, injury prevention, Occupational , Regulations and Training, Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods, Means of Containment, Documentation, Exemptions and Special Provisions, Intro to WHMIS, Product Labels, Hazard Symbols, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Responsibilities and Roles, Exemptions and Restricted Applications

    Estimated Completion Time: 3 – 6 hours

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  • Blended learning is a combination of in-class, face-to-face instruction with online instruction. Typically, theory and information are conveyed to the participants outside of the classroom through an online component. This allows for the in-class component to concentrate on skills development and the application of theory.

    For Blended Learning through 62 Degrees North, a self-paced, online component is completed first, followed by an in-class skills session with a Red Cross certified training partner or registered paramedic. Benefits of Blended Learning include:

    • Blended Learning makes it easier to schedule employee training without interrupting day-to-day business.
    • Employees can complete the online portion of their training at their own pace – over a period of weeks or hours. This is perfect for busy schedules.
    • Blended Learning can save more than eight hours in business downtime per employee.
    • Attending the one-day, in-class session and passing the knowledge evaluation ensures the student has a solid comprehension of the course material.

    Blended LearningComprehensive blended course offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

    Course content includes Preparing to Respond; the EMS system; Check, Call, Care; airway emergencies; breathing and circulation emergencies; first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest; wound care; head and spine injuries; bone, uscle and joint injuries; sudden medical emergencies; environmental emergencies; and poisons.

    Estimated Completion Time: 8 hours online* plus 6-8 hours in class

    Successful course completion results in a 3-year certification in Standard First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED.

    * Timelines provided for the online component are suggested and will vary depending on the participant’s comfort level with the content.

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