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Your First Aid Course in Darra

The address of our Darra First Aid training location is:

Unit 7, 20 Archerfield Road, Darra  [1st Floor]

Darra is south-west of the Brisbane CBD, with easy access to the Ipswich Motorway, Logan Motorway, and the Western Freeway.

Our Darra First Aid training venue is handy if you’re coming from the following suburbs:

• Acacia Ridge
• Coopers Plains
• Corinda
• Forest Lake
• Graceville
• Inala
• Jamboree Heights
• Moorooka

• Mount Ommaney
• Oxley
• Richlands
• Rocklea
• Salisbury
• Seventeen Mile Rocks
• Sumner

Your First Aid Trainer in Darra

Woody, our First Aid trainer at Darra, Ipswich and Springfield LakesIf your schedules align, ‘Woody’ — aka Mark — will be your First Aid instructor at our Darra First Aid. You’ll be in for a treat with Woody.

Known for his spirited, uplifting training style, Woody’s humour and his ability to deliver crystal clear First Aid instruction is a winning combination.

With vast safety and emergency experience in Australia, Asia, Europe and America, his knowledge and practical advice will provide you with some of the best First Aid training time you could enjoy anywhere.

Woody has been a firefighter. He’s been in the mines. He has worked at heights and in confined spaces. He’s been a surf lifesaver. He’s trained in rope rescues.

When he’s not training at Darra, Woody also delivers First Aid instruction at our Ipswich and Springfield Lakes training locations.

First Aid Training in Darra

Darra is the Aboriginal word for “stones”. A working class suburb and predominantly industrial, it is a true building block of Queensland’s urban life.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2016 census, Darra’s population has grown to more than 4,000 citizens.

Darra also boasts cultural diversity. In the traditional Queenslanders of the 1950s, many recently welcomed immigrants are now calling Darra home.

These are locals who are never slow to work in service of this exceptional community and protect their neighbours by becoming a certified first aider.

Show your spirit by taking action and booking your slot in our Darra First Aid course today.

If you need more information, just call us on 1300 336 613 or send an email to info@australiawidefirstaid.com.au.

Our Darra First Aid courses include:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 CPR only
HLTAID004 Childcare First Aid (Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting)


Unit 7, 20 Archerfield Road Darra, QLD 4076

The First Aid course training venue is on the 1t Floor. Just look for Australia Wide First Aid signage.

Getting Here

CAR – FREE parking is located at the soccer field opposite the training venue.


There is limited public transport servicing this area.

Food & Refreshments

Water, coffee and tea is available throughout the day.

A 30 minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, there is a number of cafés and coffee shops in the area.

NOTE: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your course commencement. It takes a while to sign in and be seated, and accommodating late arrivals is a disruption to the busy schedules of other First Aid students.

First Aid Courses

Book for any of the following Darra First Aid courses:

man undergoing CPR


The CPR course includes 2-hours of face to face plus pre-course reading and online assessment. This course focusses primarily on the application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In this course, students will be taught how to confront cardiac and breathing-related emergencies, as well as how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

Includes: Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001). 

man having his injured ankle bandaged by a First Aider

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

Australia Wide First Aid’s Provide First Aid course is a comprehensive 4-hour face to face course. Pre-course reading and online assessment is also required. The certification from this course meets the minimum requirement of workplace first aid compliance. You may also remember the time when this same course was known as Senior First Aid, Level Two First Aid, and Apply First Aid. Among the areas addressed in this course are first aid response, CPR, casualty management, and life support.

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

Young girl having First Aid treatment for her injured arm

Child Care First Aid (HLTAID004)

This course covers everything covered in Provide First Aid (HLTAID001), and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003), plus an additional unit which focusses on child and infant first aid. This course is in high demand from child care workers, and early childhood educators and a requirement of their employment.

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

What Do I Need To Learn in order to Save a Life?

Life-threatening situations require quick intervention and knowing what to do is vital.

First Aid seeks to answer this question and many more. It is a foundation that strengthens with time, training, and experience.

As a nationally recognised training organisation (RTO 31961), Australia Wide First Aid aims to impart First Aid knowledge that is accessible for every Australian.

What is First Aid, and Why Does It Matter?

Under the banner of First Aid are many important skills and some vital medical knowledge.

First Aid is a set of stopgap measures for early responders to apply to a sick or injured person until full medical assistance arrives at the scene.

Common First Aid techniques that can be learned by everyone include:

  • Providing reassurance to the casualty
  • Dressing & bandaging wounds
  • Relieving pain
  • Treating burns
  • Treating sprains & fractures

More advanced techniques include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and treatment for anaphylactic shock.

Learning how to apply these techniques is a prerequisite for specialised employment, such as in the childcare sector.

Regardless of where you are in your First Aid journey, whether it be as a first-timer or returning to renew your First Aid certification, your focus will always be on the 3Ps of First Aid:
• Preserve life
• Prevent further injury and
• Promote recovery.

Alongside proficiency in the techniques themselves, as a First Aider, you’ll develop mental strength and fortitude, calmness, and the confidence to act when someone is in trouble.

The more widely that people are trained and confident in administering the 3Ps, the more our entire community benefits. This is why Australia Wide First Aid is on a mission to get everyone in Australia trained and certified in First Aid.

practicing CPR in a course

What are the Key Benefits of Learning First Aid?

Being proficient in First Aid has many benefits. Top of the list is that being trained in First Aid means you’ll have the confidence to be a first responder when someone is in need of quick medical intervention. While this might involve a stranger, it could likely involve a work colleague, or a loved one at home.

If you’re trained in First Aid, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and techniques, as well as being relatively calm in the situation, to step in and give the victim the very best chance of survival.

First Aid knowledge also has benefits outside of medical emergencies. People who know that you have First Aid expertise — your family members, schoolmates, officemates, etc — will automatically feel more relaxed in your presence. Feeling safer will do that. As a consequence, you will have a great opportunity to make your case for safer and more enjoyable vacations and outings for the group.

When it comes to building your career, First Aid will give you an edge, regardless of whether it’s a prerequisite for a position or not. It says a lot about a person who would acquire the skills to help others.

First Aid certification can factor into a pay raise. It can also contribute to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points that many Australian professionals accrue.

If you’re not already convinced about the many benefits to be had from First Aid proficiency, wait until you see the faces looking at you in gratitude when you step up to help…


Your First Aid Check-List?

1. Acquire (or access) your unique student identifier (USI).

If you don’t already have your USI, enrol with Australia Wide First Aid, either via this website or phone one of our friendly customer service team.

2. You need to be over 14 years of age.

If you’re under the age of 18, you’ll need to provide parental consent.

3. You will need to complete your First Aid pre-course reading and submit your e-Learning assessment before midnight the day before your face-to-face training and assessment.

Upon successful completion of your First Aid course with Australia Wide First Aid, your nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be emailed to you the same day.

More Information about First Aid Certification

In order to receive your Statement of Attainment, you need to complete your coursework as required — finish your e-Learning assessment, provide your valid USI, and pay in full for your First Aid course.

When you fulfil these conditions, your First Aid certificate, in PDF form, will be emailed direct to your inbox the same day as your course is completed.

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