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First Aid Courses

Prepare yourself, your family and your employees for the unexpected – expert First Aid Training on the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast! 

Are you looking to update your skills, train your employees, get qualifications to broaden your job opportunities or gain invaluable knowledge that could potentially save someone’s life?

ASSIST First Aid offers a range of First Aid training courses to help you be prepared in the event of an emergency situation or give you the qualifications you need for your industry.

  • Expert experienced trainers
  • Industry specific courses including the mining industry, paramedic trainees, major event emergency responders
  • Comprehensive range of First Aid courses suited for corporate or private clients and the general public
  • Sports and community club first aid / first responder courses
  • Regular scheduled courses available at our Sunshine Coast office
  • On-site training available for groups
  • Complete your training in person or online (for certain courses)
  • Training in other regions available with our hand-picked registered trainers

Book via our website or for more information contact our team today.

DO YOU HAVE A UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)?

All students undertaking nationally recognised training courses delivered by a registered training organisation must have a USI number.

To create your USI number, find it or learn more visit www.usi.gov.au

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PRICE: $55

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) provides the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: Face to Face Training: 3 hour course. Online Training: 2 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to 1 hour face to face assessment.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Hazard assessment
  • Safe manual handling
  • Online theory learning
  • Multiple choice theory questions
  • Practical demonstrations
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Level 1 Sports Trainer acting as a sporting game first responder

NEW COURSE – SISSS00118 SPORTS TRAINER LEVEL 1

PRICE: $395

Sports Trainer Level 1 introduces students to the basic principles of sports medicine and provides the basic knowledge and skills required by sports trainers.

It is ideal for sporting clubs to train members so they can be first aid responders at their games or matches. It is also great  for teachers, coaches, administrators and parents or anyone involved in club sports or school sports.

This qualification is required to become an accredited Sports Trainer in Australia.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 days classroom training + completed pre-course workbook for the HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting component. (Course is 2 days for students with current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate OR current First Aid and CPR certificates).
Validity: Qualification is valid for three years completion date. HLTAID001 Provide CPR (valid for 1 year) and HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (valid for 3 years) form part of this course and must both be current to maintain this qualification.
Course contents:
  • HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting*
  • SISSSCO015 Prepare Participants for Sports Competition
  • SISSSPT001 Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies

* Students who hold a current HLTAID003 Provide first aid certificate OR current First Aid and CPR certificates are able to receive credit for that component.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: SISSS00118 Sports Trainer Level 1.

HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

HLTAID002. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. Courses run on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 9am.
PRICE: $95

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)
Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 – 4 hours classroom training
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 3 years from completion date. Provide CPR unit recommended annual renewal from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Basic Trauma Emergencies
  • Basic Medical Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings

Please note Provide First Aid, HLTAID003, offers more in depth learning than this course covers.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: HLTAID002 Provide Emergency Basic Life Support.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

PRICE: $125

Provide First Aid provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The course applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: Face to Face Training: 6 hours classroom training plus pre-course workbook. Online Training: 4 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to 2 hour face to face assessment.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 3 years from completion date. Provide CPR unit recommended annual renewal from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Trauma Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings
  • Multiple choice theory questions
  • On-course workbook (10 activities)
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Multiple choice theory questions
  • Online self paced theory learning
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

PRICE: $140

Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in an education setting. This course applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This unit of competency will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011). This unit of competency has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”.

http://www.acecqa.gov.au/

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 8 hours classroom training, plus completed pre-course workbook.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 3 years from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Trauma Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting.

UETTDRRFO6/HLTAID001 Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel

PRICE: $80

Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the work place, including providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This covers the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 hours classroom training.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • The skills and knowledge required to rescue a person in contact with low voltage live electrical conductors and equipment
  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply identified first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate own performance
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: UETTDRRF06 Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel, HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

PRICE: $120

Provide Advanced Resuscitation provides the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

This course applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

 

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 – 4 hours classroom training
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Prepare resuscitation equipment ready for use
  • Apply bag, valve and mask resuscitation techniques
  • Administer oxygen
  • Operate suction equipment
  • Restore and maintain equipment ready for use
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation.

HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid

PRICE: $180

HLTAID006. This course deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.

Prerequisites: Current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
Duration: 24 hours classroom training or 8 hours classroom training, completed pre-course workbook and current Provide First Aid certificate.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 3 years from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid.

HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

PRICE: $180

HLTAID005 describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation.

The unit applies to workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance. Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course
Duration: 8 hours classroom training, plus completed pre-course workbook.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 3 years from completion date. Provide CPR unit recommended annual renewal from completion date.
Course contents:
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing the Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Trauma Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings
  • Respond to a remote
    emergency situation
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations.

PUAEME004 Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury

PRICE: $140

Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury covers the competency required to minimise further injury to a casualty when applying first aid and waiting for emergency medical aid. The application of this unit in the workplace covers recognition and management of suspected spinal injuries while waiting for emergency medical aid. The unit is typically relevant for personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations which provide a first aid service in an environment where there is a risk of spinal injuries.

Prerequisites: Provide Advanced First Aid, HLTAID006, pre-requite for this course.
Duration: 5 hours face to face training.
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date.
Course contents:
  • Identify suspected spinal injury
  • Immobilise cervical spine
  • Evaluate need to move casualty
  • Prepare casualty for transport
  • Transport and monitor casualty
  • Perform casualty handover
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: PUAEME004 Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury.

PUAEME005 Provide Pain Management

PRICE: $120.

Provide Pain Management covers the competency required to administer restricted analgesics as a part of a medically supervised first responder organisation. State/territory licensing procedures for the storage and administration of drugs apply to this unit. The application of this unit in the workplace covers the administration of restricted pain relief such as analgesics and aspirin, according to a medically endorsed protocol. The unit is typically relevant for personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations that provide a medically supervised first aid service.

Prerequisites: Provide Advanced First Aid, HLTAID006, pre-requite for this course.
Duration: 5 hours classroom training.
Validity: Provide Pain Management legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date.
Course contents:
  • Identify need for analgesia
  • Access and prepare analgesic
  • Administer analgesic
  • Perform casualty handover
  • Complete analgesic use requirements
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: PUAEME005 Provide Pain Management.

HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

PRICE: $80

Conduct Manual Tasks Safely is concerned with the workers ability to carry out their work in a safe manner within the health care environment. Work will usually be performed within a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

Prerequisites: None
Duration: 4 hours classroom training
Validity: Legislative approval valid for 1 year from completion date
Course contents:
  • Position and handing techniques
  • Workplace policies
  • Manual handling
  • Lifting limitations
  • Safe work practices
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Workplace hazards
  • Return to work program
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely