First Aid

Learn exciting, hands-on skills while achieving industry standard certification.

At Momenta, we offer a wide range of first aid skills and certifications to suit the most novice to the most experienced wilderness adventurer. If you’re ready to propel your wilderness career forward or you’re just looking for a little peace of mind on your outdoor expedition, contact us to book your individual or group training experience today.

Sirius Wilderness Medicine

Our Sirius Wilderness Medicine courses are suited for people who explore the backcountry for pleasure, and those who lead groups outdoors and guide wilderness adventures. Course certifications are accepted across North America and the curriculum conforms to the guidelines established by the Wilderness Medical Society. Courses entail a combination of classroom theory, skill demonstration, and scenarios.

Course Overviews

Wilderness First Aid/AWFA re-cert (20 Hours) $255 + GST

Course Dates

This practical-based course is best suited to professionals who work in the backcountry and those who explore the backcountry for pleasure within hours of medical assistance. This course will provide participants with an introduction to wilderness first aid. Basic topics are covered with an emphasis on practical skills, decision-making and dealing with environmental conditions.

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (40 Hours) $455.00 + GST

Course Dates

This course has become a minimum standard for outdoor professionals, guides and instructors who work in a wilderness setting. It is also suited to those who explore the backcountry in remote areas. Course content extends far beyond urban based first-aid programs to include elements inherent in leading groups in the outdoors and guiding wilderness adventures. Special emphasis is placed on accident scene management, group leadership, leader responsibility and liability, prevention of injuries, advanced first-aid kits, wound management and managing the trauma victim. This is the Manitoba Camping Association standard for guides who lead trips further than 20 minutes from external medical assistance.

Bridge to Wilderness First Responder/WFR re-cert (50 Hours) $555 + GST

Course Dates

Sirius has developed a special bridge course for those who would like to upgrade their certification from Advanced Wilderness First Aid to Wilderness First Responder. To be eligible for the WFR bridge course a participant must have obtained or rectified their AWFA course within the past 36 months. In addition to a brief review of material covered in the 40 hour program, the bridge course focuses primarily on the advanced material and skills included in the WFR program. WFR is designed for search and rescue personnel, outdoor professionals working in remote settings and those requiring a solid foundation in wilderness pre-hospital emergency care.

Heart and Stroke Foundation Heart Saver CPR (C) & AED $50.00 +GST

Course Dates

Momenta offers Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support courses including adult, child and infant choking, CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) use. CPR is a pre-requisite of all WFA courses.

Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C (16 hours) $125.00 +GST

Course Dates

The Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C course contains up-to-date content and science from the 2015 Guidelines for First Aid, CPR and ECC. In this course, you will learn the essential skills of patient care to protect and support the life of a suddenly ill or injured person until emergency medical services arrive. Instruction will cover first aid skills such as those that help in the control of bleeding, shock management, stabilizing fractures and dislocations.

Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level C (8 hours) $90.00 +GST

Course Dates


Program Information

Contact us if you have any questions or would like to set up a private course for your group sara@experiencemomenta.com

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It was a phenomenal course and an invaluable experience. Every wilderness guide should take this course.
Wilderness Training Participant
Phenomenal course especially the instructor made it fun and easy to learn.
Wilderness Training Participant
Best first aid course I’ve ever taken.
Wilderness Training Participant
The course was very well taught. We managed to cover a lot in just 16 hours but at a pace and in a manner of teaching style (hands on) that made it easy to remember all of the techniques.
Wilderness Training Participant