FIRST AID COURSES - CLAYTON

Getting Here

CAR – FREE parking is located along Haughton Road, between Clayton Road & Prince Charles Street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT  (JOURNEY PLANNER)

BUS – Clayton Bus Interchange – routes 704, 821, 824, 631, 703, 733

RAIL – 2 Mins walk – Clayton Railway Station (servicing the Cranbourne & Pakenham Lines)

Food & Refreshments

Water is provided throughout the day.

There is a 30-minute lunch break for courses running over 4 hours. No external food allowed. Alternatively, there is a restaurant onsite.

NOTE: To make sure you have enough time to comfortably sign in and complete enrolment documents, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your course commencement. You will need your USI number with you at the time of enrolment.

Australia Wide First Aid has long prided itself as the leader in Innovative First Aid Solutions. As a nationally recognised training organisation (RTO No. 31961), Australia Wide First Aid provides both online and face-to-face training programs. What’s more, we also do our best to implement effective management practices to keep standards compliant with the VET Quality Framework. This includes regular consultation with industry experts and ensuring that our courses are following the guidelines set by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR).

Our classes are conducted by qualified trainers and assessors. To make it easier for students to attend our courses, we hold classes 7 days a week in easy-to-reach locations across the country. Our classes typically last 1 day, and we offer fast-tracked courses that are specially designed for students with busy schedules. In addition, we can also hold group sessions on our students’ home or workplace.

One of Australia Wide First Aid’s training locations is in Clayton, a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria. Located just 19 km from Melbourne’s central business district, Clayton is one of the largest centres of scientific, technological, and research activities in the country and serves as home to well-known schools, hospitals, and research centres. By holding regular courses in this suburb, Australia Wide First Aid is making first aid training more accessible to the people based in the area.

What’s First Aid?

First aid is technically a stopgap measure provided to sick or injured people before the professionals arrive to administer advanced medical care. It’s sometimes enough for minor injuries but can make a big difference for more serious situations. It also goes beyond simply knowing how to alleviate pain or dress up wounds.

First aid includes simple ideas such as basic hygiene to more complex actions such as conducting proper Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). First aid training not only gives you the knowledge to help people in times of emergency, it also allows you to do just that without putting your own life or safety at risk.

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Why Do You Need to Learn First Aid

No matter where you are, it’s always best to know what to do when someone near you gets injured or suffers a medical emergency like a heart attack or seizure. After all, a person’s life might just be saved by a Good Samaritan with first aid training or knowledge of CPR.

Training with Australia Wide First Aid offers additional benefits that others may not have, besides a guarantee of the best pricing possible. This includes nationally recognised training, option for 1-day courses, same-day certification, and access to first aid supplies. And if you’re registering for a group of 8 people or more, you can also take advantage of on-site first aid training.

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Are You Qualified to Do First Aid?

Remember that having first aid knowledge isn’t just for coping with unexpected emergencies. It can be described as an unavoidable aspect of any Australian workplace, as many businesses and facilities are required to have at least 1 person who can provide first aid in times of emergency.

Students need to be at least 14 years old to take an accredited first aid course that will earn them a Statement of Attainment. Those younger than 18 years old need to present parental consent prior to attending a course. After completing the assessment and attending the face-to-face training, all successful students will be able to receive a digital copy of their Statement of Attainment, which proves that they are trained to provide first aid.

Types of First Aid Offered by Australia Wide First Aid

Our organisation understands that companies and individuals have different needs when it comes to first aid training. To accommodate those needs and to make learning first aid more accessible to everyone, Australia Wide First Aid offers a variety of training courses in various locations and schedules. These are:

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Provide First Aid

This course focuses on emergency response, casualty management, and life support and lasts a total of 8 hours. It has a fast-tracked version, Express Provide First Aid, that only takes 5 hours of face-to-face training.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002), and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

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Provide CPR

This 3-hour course equips first aiders with the skills and knowledge on how to conduct proper CPR, which is useful when responding to cardiac and breathing emergencies. There’s a fast-tracked version of this course, Express CPR, which only requires 2 hours of face-to-face training.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)

Asthma and Anaphylaxis

The focus of this 4-hour course is the identification and management of the symptoms of asthma and extreme allergic reactions. Aside from the face-to-face training, this course requires 4 hours of pre-reading and assessment.

Includes: 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace and 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis.

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CPR and LVR

This 5-hour course is made up of 2 components: CPR training and rescue from a live low voltage panel. It also requires 3 hours of assessment and pre-reading.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001) and Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel (UETTDRRF06B)

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Emergency First Aid 

This comprehensive 9-hour course focuses on CPR techniques on infants, children, and adults. It also teaches students how to assess emergency situations, administer first aid procedures for various injuries, control infection, and manage shock and other medical emergencies. It has a fast-tracked course, Express Emergency First Aid, which only requires 6 hours of face-to-face training.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002), Provide First Aid (HLTAID003), and Provide an Emergency Response in an Education and Care Setting (HLTAID004)

Express CPR

This is the express 2-hour version of the CPR course. This course can be completed in a shorter time period than its regular counterpart, but will yield the same certification. Students will learn how to respond to cardiac emergencies and how to use tools like automatic external defibrillators.

Includes: Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001)

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Express Provide First Aid

This course is the 5-hour express counterpart of Provide First Aid. It also certifies students for minimum requirements of workplace first aid compliance. This course is also known as Senior First Aid or Level 2 Workplace First Aid.

Includes:  Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide basic emergency life support (HLTAID002), and Provide first aid (HLTAID003)  

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Express Emergency First Aid

This is the 6-hour express counterpart of Emergency First Aid. Some of the challenges that will be taken on in this express course are first aid knowledge, anaphylaxis management, and emergency asthma training.

Includes:  Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide basic emergency life support (HLTAID002), Provide first aid (HLTAID003), and Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting (HLTAID004)   

Frequently Asked Questions

All Provide First Aid certificates are valid for only 3 years after the date of issuance. However, do note that the CPR component is valid for a shorter duration of 12 months. This means that it will have to be renewed on an annual basis.

Students are required to read through Australia Wide First Aid’s e-manual. This document is received immediately after booking the course, and reading it is essential in order to pass the course assessment. Also, a students who want to take up a fast-tracked course must show proof that it is not their first time to complete the said course.

Yes, the 2 courses end up with the same qualification and will educate you with the same first aid knowledge and skills. However, Australia Wide First Aid’s 1-day course is a more streamlined program. It caters specifically to those who are looking to get their first aid qualification without having to disrupt their regular home or work life.

For questions about Australia Wide First Aid’s courses or training locations, call 1300 336 613 or email info@australiawidefirstaid.com.au.