First Aid Courses

In an emergency situation, would you know how to respond? Assist First Aid can help you to always be prepared with our range of comprehensive First Aid courses in throughout South East Queensland. 

Currently, we have four locations that are used as training rooms and can offer corporate on-site and industry specific First Aid training with registered trainers in various regions. 

For more information on our services, please contact our friendly team today.

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID001. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. Courses are run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 9am.
PRICE: $55

This unit 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: 2 – 3 hours face to face 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
  • Multiple choice theory questions
  • Hazard assessment
  • Safe manual handling
  • On-course workbook (3 activities)
  • Practical demonstrations
Award issued:

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

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 are run every 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.

Provide First Aid

HLTAID003. This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. Courses are run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 9am.
PRICE: $125

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit 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: 6 hours classroom training plus 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
Award issued:

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

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

HLTAID004. This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. Courses are run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 9am.
PRICE: $140

The unit 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”.

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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.

Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel

UETTDRRFO6B/HLTAID001. This Competency Standard Unit 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. Courses are run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 9am.
PRICE: $80

It specifies 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: UETTDRRF06B Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel, HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Provide Advanced Resuscitation

HLTAID007. This unit 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. Courses are run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday commencing at 8am.
PRICE: $120

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: 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.

Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID006. This unit 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.
PRICE: $180

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: There are no prerequisites for this course.
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.

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Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

HLTAID005. This unit 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.
PRICE: $180

This unit 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.

Tape Ankle, Thumb and Finger

SISSSPT304A. This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply taping techniques to the ankle, thumb and fingers to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support and management.
PRICE: $80

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply taping techniques to the ankle, thumb and fingers to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support and management. This unit applies to those working under some supervision in a sport and recreation environment. It applies to personnel working as sports trainers who are responsible for providing injury treatment for athletes in a sport-specific training or competition setting such as on the playing field, court, change rooms, open or enclosed areas at sporting events, accommodation venues or in transit.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 hours face to face training.
Validity: Recommended renewal two years from date of completion.
Course contents:
  • principles of bio-mechanics as they relate to taping to enable understanding of human movement and the impact of injury
  • anatomy and physiology of ankle, thumb and fingers and their relationship to other body systems to enable understanding of human performance in a sport or physical activity
  • contraindications and precautions for taping to enable prevention or management of injury
  • Prepare for taping
  • Apply taping techniques
  • Remove tape
  • Implement self-care
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: SISSSPT304A Tape Ankle, Thumb and Finger.

Conduct Advanced Taping

SISSSPT307A. This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to apply taping and bracing techniques including knee joints, Achilles, shoulders and elbows to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support.
PRICE: $80

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to apply taping and bracing techniques including knee joints, Achilles, shoulders and elbows to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support. This unit applies to personnel working autonomously as sports trainers who are responsible for performing pre- and post-event taping as part of providing injury prevention and treatment for athletes, and providing treatment to assist with injury rehabilitation in a sport-specific training or competition setting such as on the playing field, court, change rooms, open or enclosed areas at sporting events, accommodation venues or in transit.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course, prior knowledge of basic taping highly recommended.
Duration: 3 – 4 hours classroom training
Validity: Recommended renewal two years from date of completion.
Course contents:
  • Prepare for taping
  • Apply taping techniques
  • Remove tape
  • Implement self-care
  • Evaluate the taping
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: SISSSPT307A Conduct Advanced Taping.

Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury

PUAEME004A. This unit 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.
PRICE: $140

This unit 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: PUAEME004A Provide Emergency Care for Suspected Spinal Injury.

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Provide Pain Management

PUAEME005A. This unit covers the competency required to administer restricted analgesics as a part of a medically supervised first responder organisation.
PRICE: $120.

This unit 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: PUAEME005A Provide Pain Management.

Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

HLTWHS005. This unit is concerned with the workers ability to carry out their work in a safe manner within the health care environment.
PRICE: $80

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