6. Aviation First Aid

  1. REGULATORY APPROVAL PROCESS

    To obtain regulatory approval of an Aviation First Aid Training Program, or a revision to an approved program, an air operator shall submit the program to the Minister together with written evidence from an “accepted agency” or Health Canada that the program or revision meets the first aid training standard and that the content is technically accurate. Ministerial approval will then be granted and the program or revision can be implemented.
     
  2. ACCEPTED AGENCIES

    An accepted agency is a first aid organization/agency that has received acceptance from Health Canada for their Aviation First Aid Training Program.

    For more information of becoming an “accepted agency” contact 

    TRANSPORT CANADA,
    Civil Aviation Medicine Division (AARG),
    Place de Ville, Tower C, 330 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario,
    K1A 0N8.

     
  3. INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION

    Instructors shall be qualified in accordance with CAR 705.124 and the program of the “accepted agency.”
     
  4. EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES CRITERIA

    Training program content and delivery shall be consistent with the amount and type of equipment carried on the air operator’s aircraft and the air operator procedures that have been published.
     
  5. VALIDITY PERIOD

    First Aid Training is valid for three years from the month in which the course was completed.

Note: The air operator may submit a checklist with their training program to cross reference the standard with the lesson plans. This will assist the process.

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