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5-Day Wilderness First Responder – Canadian Ecology Center – 31250
May 25 - May 29$1000 – $1325
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation.
Students must register at least 2 weeks before the course date. All students must complete all pre-course work prior to arrival on course.
*THIS COURSE HAS A MANDATORY 25 HOURS PRE COURSE ONLINE LEARNING** YOU MUST have a computer and good internet connection to complete the pre-course learning** Students registering in a 5-Day course should have previous first aid, medical or wilderness experience or some post-secondary education. This course is fast-paced and not suited for every learner- please contact the WMA Canada office if you have questions or concerns (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Must be 16 years old to register. Deposit required upon registration. Deadline to register is 2-weeks prior to course start date to allow delivery of required pre-course material and course work.
Full Package Option Available (additional fee applies) – Includes Course Tuition – Private cabin accommodations for day of course start to course completion – All meals beginning with lunch on first day of course and concluding with lunch on last day of course. –
Optional pre-course accommodation/breakfast available for an additional $25 + HST.
WFR Full Package – $1325 + HST
WAFA Full Package – $775 + HST
RECERT/BRIDGE Full Package – $825 + HST
Course will be held at the Canadian Ecology Centre (a non-profit outdoor education facility) which is a located within Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park. The centre is located approximately 40min east of North Bay or 10min west of the town of Mattawa on Hwy 17.
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