SOLO IS THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING SCHOOL OF WILDERNESS MEDICINE IN THE WORLD.

SOLO Canada offers the following courses to private and open enrollment participants. If you would like to customize a course for you private group contact us to discuss your needs.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

The Wilderness First Aid course is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips. (Please see SOLO Canada’s Advanced Wilderness First Aid course if you require emphasized leadership skills and presents new skills such as litter packaging and traction splinting.)

What is taught?

The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

Cost

Course Tuition $195.00 plus applicable taxes – we offer meals and accommodations for courses hosted at our headquarters for an additional cost – contact us for more information.

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA)

The AWFA course goes in greater depth than the WFA on the basic first aid subjects, including more time to work in practical, real life scenarios.

What is taught during an Advanced Wilderness First Aid Course?

This course can be completed in a 4 Day/40 hour program or as a Part II program following completion of your WFA certification. The course emphasizes the steps of Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental and Medical Emergencies and Soft Tissues injuries. Additionally, the AWFA course will assist with developing leadership skills and presents new skills such as litter packaging and traction splinting.

Cost

Course Tuition $385.00 plus applicable taxes – we offer meals and accommodations for courses hosted at our headquarters for an additional cost – contact us for more information

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the perfect course for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expeditions.

What is taught during a Wilderness First Responder Course?

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is 72-80 hours long (7 to 10 days), and is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Although these appear to be the same basic topics covered in our two-day Wilderness First Aid course, they are covered far more extensively, and there is much more hands-on practice. Additional topics, such as CPR, are also included.

Cost

Course Tuition $665.00 plus applicable taxes – we offer meals and accommodations for courses hosted at our headquarters for an additional cost – contact us for more information.

Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFR)

SOLO Canada offers a WFR Review course or the option to join a 2 day Wilderness First Aid Course to recertify your WFR certification. For anyone looking to recertify their existing, current WFR certification please contact us to confirm your options.

Cost

Course Tuition $195.00 plus applicable taxes (2 day course) – we offer meals and accommodations for courses hosted at our headquarters for an additional cost – contact us for more information. All recertification candidates must possesses a valid CPR certification to maintain their WFR certification – SOLO Canada offers the option to recertify your CPR during all WFR Recertification Courses.

CPR/AED Courses

SOLO Canada offers all levels of Basic Life Support First Aid (BLS) Courses:

Standard First Aid – 16 hours

Emergency First Aid – 8 hours

CPR/AED Levels A, C & HCP

We are a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner and therefore all certifications are nationally recognized. Contact us to discuss course pricing.

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