Wilderness First Responder Bridge (40 hr)
This course is designed for students who want to upgrade their AWFA training to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification. During this course you will cover more topics in more detail to get you up to the 80 hour wilderness first aid standard. There will also be more time to practice scenarios. Students must have a current (unexpired) 40hr Advanced Wilderness First Aid course to enroll in this program. Available to WMC graduates of AWFA.
- The WFR Bridge course will cover material designed for students who want to upgrade their AWFA training to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification. During this course you will cover more topics in more detail to get you up to the 80 hour Wilderness First Responder standard. There will also be more time to practice scenarios.
Available to WMC graduates of AWFA, students must have a current (unexpired) 40hr Advanced Wilderness First Aid certificate from Wilderness Medical Consultants to be eligible to enrol in this program.
The WFR Bridge course will be conducted at either our classroom at 400 Brooksbank Ave in North Vancouver; or, at the West Vancouver Cricket Club, located in Hugo Ray Park, 1290 Third Street, West Vancouver, BC. Practical field sessions will be held outdoors near the classroom, as well as at a variety of sites on the North Shore, and may require driving to get to some sites.
The location for the West Vancouver Cricket Club is just off the north side of the Trans Canada Highway, on the west side of the Capilano River. The Brooksbank Classroom is located 2 blocks up from the North Vancouver MEC, across from Park & Tilford Mall.
Questions about Wilderness First Responder (WFR) BRIDGE course
How much time is allowed between the Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA) course and the WFR Bridge course?
How much time is spent outdoors?
Which organizations and employers accept the Wilderness Medical Consultants "80-hr WFR Certificate"?
Is there a minimum age for participants taking the WFR course?
Wilderness Medical Consultants provides an online Student Manual for WFR, AWFA, Bridge and WFR Re-Cert courses - Online Student Manual
Additionally, you will be provided a printed copy of this manual as well for the course.
Canada West Mountain School Medical Disclosure Form - CWMS MEDICAL form
Canada West Mountain School Waiver - CWMS Waiver
Please bring a printed copy of each form to the first class.