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Bridge (WAFA to WFR)/Open Recertification – Canadian Ecology Center – 31251
May 27, 2021 - May 29, 2021$600 – $825
The WAFA to WFR Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 4 days. This course must be taken within 3 years of receiving the WMA International WAFA certification or an equivalent from another provider. The WFR is the definitive medical training course for all outdoor professionals and enthusiasts. This course may be used as a recertification for those holding a current WFR certification or equivalent from another provider whose original WFR training was at least 64 hours in length. Current WMA International Wilderness EMS Upgrade students may also use this course to recertify the wilderness portion of their certification.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMS Upgrade certification it is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
*THIS IS A HYBRID COURSE WITH MANDATORY 1-DAY PRE COURSE ONLINE LEARNING + 3 DAYS IN CLASS** YOU MUST have a computer and good internet connection to complete the pre-course learning**
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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