Course Registration

Please reference custom course links to get particulars on any given course .

Click here for exacts on the public WFA dates offerings at HSAR course timing, location, etc  participantinfo.

For public courses – MSword file for email – snail mailing to complete registration REGISTRATION Confirmation 3

Swift Water Rescue Technician 3 - Greenwich Fire, NS

Price: C$775.00

Date: 26-Apr-2024 (Friday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of Greenwich Fire Stn in Wolfville, NS - river timing on nearby rivers

If you are not apart of this group but want to join connect on 'adaventure@eastlink.ca'

Available Spaces: 15

WRFA for CNB - Chipman, NB

Free Event

Date: 30-Apr-2024 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for CNB - Chipman, NB

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 19

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2 - Chester Fire

Price: C$675.00

Date: 4-May-2024 (Saturday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Chester Fire Stn in Chester, NS - river timing on nearby rivers

If you are not apart of this group but want to join connect on 'adaventure@eastlink.ca'

Available Spaces: 13

First Aid Instructor Recert 2023-2026

Price: C$250.00

Date: 5-May-2024 (Sunday)

FA Instructor recert May 5, 2024- Class will be 9:00 - 5:00 pm at the HSAR base - 116 Lakeview Rd, Lakeview, NS

Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ZN4ZU

1. Successfully demonstrate selected discipline-specific clinical skills
2. Adhere to the Canadian Red Cross Standards of Behaviour and the group charter
3. Attend and participate in 100% of the course (i.e ., be present and actively provide focused contributions at all scheduled sessions)

Prerequisites:

- A current CRC First Aid Program Instructor certification,
- First Aid Instructors have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period. Psychological First Aid Instructors have taught a minimum of one Canadian Red Cross Psychological First Aid during the three-year certification period.
- One course must have been taught in each discipline the Instructor is seeking recertification (course taught must be at the highest level of certification within each discipline; recertification and blended courses also qualify)

Available Spaces: 7

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2 - for DFO

Price: C$675.00

Date: 6-May-2024 (Monday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Halifax Search and Rescue in Lower Sackville, NS - river timing on nearby rivers.

Available Spaces: 15

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2 - NS Inland Fisheries

Price: C$675.00

Date: 8-May-2024 (Wednesday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

For NS Inland Fisheries

Course Location: Based out of Margaree River area - nearby accesses.

Drysuit rentals are an extra $100 a day if needed, we provide other technical kit and PPE as per needed

Available Spaces: 18

WFResponder - with recert option

Price: C$950.00

Date: 10-May-2024 (Friday)

Wilderness First Responder

Please connect to get course particulars - adventure@eastlink.ca

Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ZN4ZU

Available Spaces: 9

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2

Price: C$675.00

Date: 11-May-2024 (Saturday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Halifax Search and Rescue in Lower Sackville, NS - river timing on nearby rivers

Available Spaces: 15

WRFA for Government Crews

Price: C$295.00

Date: 21-May-2024 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for Government Crews - HSAR base

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 16

WRFA for NRCAN in Fredericton - NB

Price: C$295.00

Date: 21-May-2024 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for NRCAN in Fredericton - NB

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

WRFA for ECO - SeaKayaker Focus

Price: C$195.00

Date: 24-May-2024 (Friday)

Sea Kayak focused  Wilderness & Remote First Aid for East Coast Outfitters (ECO) - in their Lower Prospect, NS location

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

WRFA for Passamaquoddy crew - NB

Price: C$295.00

Date: 28-May-2024 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for Passamaquoddy crew - NB

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

WRFA for Cumberland Rec, Parrsboro, NS

Price: C$100.00

Date: 31-May-2024 (Friday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for Cumberland Rec, Parrsboro, NS

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing. It is being subsidized by Cumberland Co. rec Dept

Info package here: WRFA-Parsboro-May 2024-Handout

Available Spaces: 6

First Aid & CPR Instructor course

Price: C$850.00

Date: 1-Jun-2024 (Saturday)

FAI session (in person) on May 28th Skills Check 6 - 9 pm-ish - June 1-2 (Fundamentals)  & June 8-9 (Discipline Specific), 2023 at the Halifax Search and Rescue base.  Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ZN4ZU Class will be daily 9 - 5 pm

Additional will be pre-course on-line learning and an in-person skill check session on the evening of Tuesday Nov 21st, 6 pm to help assure good preparation. Coaching sessions will be available the few weeks before to assure successful outcome in the Skills Check - to assure demonstration level skills

Provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to teach core Red Cross First Aid & CPR courses: Emergency and Standard First Aid, CPR/AED, Marine Basic First Aid, Emergency and Standard Child Care First Aid. Includes how to teach and facilitate, individual and group assignments, practice teaching, injury prevention principles, inclusion, and progressive learning (more)

Prerequisites: Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR Level C; complete skills checklist prior to course with a First Aid Instructor; min. 18 years old

Post-course Requirements :  Candidates will need to complete the requirement of the 'Teaching Experience' -co-teach(s)- as outlined by the Instructor Trainer

Available Spaces: 6

WRFA for NRKT - St Ann's Bay, CB

Price: C$349.00

Date: 14-Jun-2024 (Friday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for NRKT, St Ann's Bay, CB

This course is being sponsored in part by Victoria County Recreation.

Please contact Dan Coffin with their Municipality at 902-294-0060 or dan.coffin@victoriacounty.ca to see if you qualify for support to attend.

Available Spaces: 20

First Responder / Marine Advanced FA / EMR

Price: C$950.00

Date: 17-Jun-2024 (Monday)

EMR /First Responder / MAFA

Course offered in partnership with Lifeshield.ca

Halifax SAR - Lower Sackville, NS area - Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ZN4ZU

  1. Course timing is 8:30 - 5 daily Mon - Fri
  2. Week one FR/MAFA/EMR - Week two EMR if enough interest
  3. Casual Dress, you will be active doing scenarios which will involve moulage.
  4. Red Cross EC text and workbook provided
  5. Anticipate evening homework

Available Spaces: 20

Sea Kayak Level One

Price: C$299.00

Date: 22-Jun-2024 (Saturday)

PC SeaKayak Level One at North River Kayak in St. Ann's Bay Cape Breton.

Connect to Angelo at ' kayak@ns.sympatico.ca ' to register.

WRFA for DRDC- HSAR

Free Event

Date: 24-Jun-2024 (Monday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for DRDC

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

Survival

Price: C$200.00

Date: 13-Dec-2024 (Friday)

Available Spaces: 9