Transportation Endorsement

T.E. (Transportation Endorsement) is a one-day basic workplace first aid course designed and approved by WorkSafeBC. If you hold an OFA Level 1 or 2 certificate and are required to know how to secure a patient to a spine board for transportation to the hospital, this course is for you!

8 hours

T.E. Schedule

T.E. (Transportation Endorsement) is currently offered only as a private group course.

If you have a group that you would like to get certified in T.E. please enquire below.

Private T.E. Course at your Workplace

Transportation Endorsement can be provided as a private group course at your worksite. It is typically paired with a private OFA Level 1 course.

We bring all the materials and equipment needed to certify your staff in T.E. on-site!

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Frequently asked questions about T.E. courses in Vancouver

What is Transporation Endorsement?

T.E., which is short for Transporation Endorsement, is a basic workplace first aid course designed and approved by WorkSafeBC. Upon successful completion of this Vancouver first aid course you will be given an T.E. certificate which, when combined with an OFA 1 or OFA 2 certificate, will qualify you to package patients for tranportation while working as a first aid attendant in British Columbia. 

Do I need a Level 1 or 2 certificate before I take Transportation Endorsement?

Yes, in order to be certified in Transportation Endorsement, you must hold an OFA Level 1 or 2 certificate. If you have an OFA Level 3 certificate your training supersedes T.E and you do not need to take this course.  

Can I do OFA Level Transportation Endorsement online?

No, T.E. is not offered as an online course. In-person instruction is essential to evaluating the skills of the first aid attendant therefore WorkSafeBC requires that T.E. courses take place with a qualified instructor present.

How long is a T.E. Course?

T.E. is a one-day course. You will have 7 hours of training, as well as a 30 minute lunch break and two 15 minute coffee break.

Is there a written exam in Transportation Endorsement?

No, there is no written exam in T.E. You are evaluated on your practical skills.

Does a T.E. certificate expire?

Yes, your Transportation Endorsement certificate expires 3 years after the date of certification, or whenever you are no longer certified in OFA Level 1 or 2.

What topics are covered in T.E.?

Transportation Endorsement training covers the following topics:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aid Attendant
  • Priority Action Approach
  • Packaging a conscious patient who needs spinal motion restriction
  • Packaging a conscious patent who doesn’t need spinal motion restriction
  • Packaging an unconscious patient

Do you offer T.E. in Vancouver?

Yes, we offer this course as a private group course anywhere in the Greater Vancouver area including at our facility. Check out our Location page to see where we are and learn more about how we offer the absolute best Transportation Endorsement courses in Vancouver.


Fundamental First Aid Ltd. 

1868 Glen Dr, Suite 206

Vancouver, BC  V6A 4K4

Call or Text: (604) 841-2541


Sunday         Closed

Monday        9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday        9:00AM – 5:00PM

Wednesday  9:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday      9:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday            9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday       Closed

Fundamental First Aid Ltd. acknowledges that it is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations

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