Melbourne CBD First Aid training

Melbourne CBD Training Advantages

  • Online First Aid Course + Face-to-Face Assessment

  • Same-Day First Aid Certificate – Nationally Recognised!

  • Group First Aid Training at Your Site

  • Student-Focused for Better Training Outcomes

  • Check First Aid Courses & Availability – Use Selector above

  • Registered Training Organisation #31961 – Established 1996

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – RACGP endorsed

  • Australian College of Nursing – ACN endorsed

  • Find a Cheaper Price, We'll Beat it by 10%

First Aid Courses at Best Prices

You will find no better price for your First Aid training, anywhere in Australia. If you do, we’ll beat it by 10%.

This price guarantee — given you can also get your certificate the same day — makes enrolling in an Australia Wide First Aid course a no-brainer!

Online First Aid Course + Face-to-Face Training

Our online first aid course can be done at your convenience. This is e-Learning, so you can log in as time presents. Simply complete and submit your e-Learning by midnight before the day of your face-to-face session.

You're then eligible for face-to-face training and assessment. This practical module — conducted at our Melbourne CBD training centre, or any other Australia Wide First Aid training centre — is another streamlined aspect of our first aid training.

The entire process is designed to help you get certified without delay, with no compromised when it comes to accredited first aid training. Your certificate will be recognised Australia-wide — after all, you're with a registered training organisation (RTO no. 31961).

Australia Wide First Aid training benefits

You'll get more than just a “first aid course near me” or “CPR course near me” at our Melbourne training centre.

Join well over a million Australians who have gained their first aid certificates through Australia Wide First Aid.

Our streamlined training program is an innovative blend of online first aid courses and lively face-to-face that is the culmination of continuously fine-tuning our methods since 1996.

Our training outcome does not corners but allows you to get a fully accredited first aid certificate in just one day.

Book morning, afternoon, or weekend first aid training — all with sensible class sizes.

First aid training centre Melbourne CBD

Our Melbourne CBD first aid training centre at 131 Queen Street is convenient when you’re in the city.

With first aid courses and CPR refreshers that are 10% cheaper, it’s also ideally located for inner-city and surrounding Melbourne suburbs, including:

  • Carlton
  • Collingwood
  • Docklands
  • East Melbourne
  • Fitzroy
  • Melbourne CBD
  • North Melbourne
  • Parkville
  • Port Melbourne
  • South Wharf
  • South Yarra
  • Southbank
First Aid Course Melbourne CBD training centre

Find our Melbourne CBD training centre

Our Melbourne CBD first aid training centre at 131 Queen Street is easily reached by Bus, Train, and Tram.

Bus services include: 220235250251304350605.

Nearby stops include:

  • Little Bourke Street/Queen Street
  • Lonsdale Street/Queen Street
  • Elizabeth Street/Lonsdale Street
  • Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth Street
  • Queen Street/La Trobe Street

Relevant City-bound train lines include:

  • Craigieburn
  • Cranbourne
  • Frankston
  • Mernda
  • Pakenham
  • Sandringham
  • Sunbury

Tram line 96 stops at:

  • 4-Queen Street/Bourke Street
  • 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth Street
  • 4-Queen Street/La Trobe Street

If you’re driving in, there are parking stations nearby.

If you’re ready for first aid training but not necessarily in the Melbourne CBD, try one of our other training centres around Melbourne:

Selecting a trainer for your first aid course

Choosing a First Aid course trainer
Watch this video on YouTube.

Endorsed first aid training

Australia Wide First Aid provides accredited training that is endorsed by the peak bodies in Australian health.

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) endorses our first aid training for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for nurses.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) also endorses and recommends our first aid training to doctors for their Continuing Professional Development.

Accredited first aid certificate

Your first aid certificate will be recognised and accepted Australia-wide. We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO #31961), established in 1996.

Our CPR and first aid training follows guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council. And both our courses and our trainers comply with standards set by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET).

We hand-pick trainers who know how to make learning enjoyable and more effective. You only need to scan our Google reviews to see the kind of appreciation there is for our trainers.

Travelling Butterfly
Travelling Butterfly
09:45 01 Aug 21
I really enjoyed the training today. Ronnie was an excellent instructor, the delivery of information was concise and... the class structure was professional but with the ability to have fun and share a few giggles. I will definitely be going back for training next year.read more
G “Gz” DaeMoNz
G “Gz” DaeMoNz
00:32 18 Jul 21
It was my first training. I find the instructor fun, interactive, informative and helpful. Will consider to refresh... with them again 🙂read more
Tanya Margarita
Tanya Margarita
11:45 04 Jul 21
Absolutely loved this training. It was quick but very informative and the instructor, Ronnie, was absolutely amazing!... He did such a good job with relating what he was teaching us to our everyday lives with a bit of humour. 10/10 would recommend.read more
Travis Robertson
Travis Robertson
06:57 28 Jun 21
Roger, Bob, and Baby Roger were excellent. The online learning was worth it because it makes the day smoother and more... efficient. Thanks, Roger!read more
D k
D k
10:29 17 Jun 21
I did my course in Epping with Zoe Mullens. She explained the course in a way that was engaging and so easy to... understand and remember. Thank you for the way you delivered the course. I walked away confident for the first time after completing a First Aid and CPR course.read more
Jess Chand
Jess Chand
12:01 29 May 21
Ronnie was highly engaging with a great sense of humour! He explained the content in away that was very easy to... understand.read more
Viv Foulsum
Viv Foulsum
03:10 27 May 21
I really enjoyed this training and now feel very prepared to be the First Aid officer at my workplace. Our trainer was... incredibly amazing to help us understand serious content, without feeling weighed down 🙂read more
Michelle Cooke
Michelle Cooke
03:33 21 May 21
Andy is an exceptional trainer, he is experienced, knowledgeable, hilarious and knows how to keep classes so... entertaining and keeps everyone engaged. I thoroughly enjoyed my training with him and highly recommend doing first aid and CPR here. You won't be disappointed. Thank you SO much 🙂read more
Alice Kate Punaro
Alice Kate Punaro
07:43 17 May 21
A good quality, simple and professional course provided by Australia Wide First Aid. The HLTAID001 and HLTAID003 course... provided by Zoe Mullens was excellent, she shared plenty of practical applications of CPR and first aid from her own experiences which were incredibly valuable.read more
Michael Karlson
Michael Karlson
11:37 07 May 21
Fantastic trainers that made learning fun. Would definitely recommend. Time flys when your learning with Australia wide... first aid!read more
Jocelyn Ridley
Jocelyn Ridley
23:59 05 May 21
The instructor shared some great stories about his own experiences, that were ear opening (a little confronting) but... also reassuring. Highly recommendedread more
Jody Crisp
Jody Crisp
00:17 03 May 21
I recently participated in a first aid and cpr course with this company. The email communication was very clear and... concise. I knew what I had to do, and what was expected of me. Shout out to Roger, who was very friendly and engaging, making the theory aspects of the course surprisingly informative and enjoyable. He did everything he could to ensure we were able to successfully complete the required assessments. He had a great sense of humour!For what most people have previously experienced or have preconceived ideas around what a half day first aid training would look like, this is NOT that! For sure, I'll be back to renew with you guys! Great value for money!read more
Fendy Felani
Fendy Felani
12:31 06 Apr 21
Just done my CPR training and First Aid Training today.The instructor Zoe was amazing, I would recommend this training... facility to everyone.Thanks to Zoe and team!!read more
Fleur Hammet
Fleur Hammet
04:26 17 Mar 21
I booked with this company again for a refresher course as I had a great experience 3 years ago and thought that would... be the standard that AWFA provides. Not so this time. The value in going to a face to face session is focussing on practical skills and knowledge. I acknowledge that Covid restrictions may have changed how content is delivered, but to spend 3hours 45 min listening to anecdotes and about 15 min total in hands on wasnt what I paid for. I would be really angry if I had paid for this course as a first timer, instead of a refresher, as the basic first aid for asthma, allergy, wound care was glossed over in 2mins, with the assumption we all knew it anyway. If you pay and turn up for a course, then it is the trainers job to respect that and deliver the relevant information that was the intent of the course.read more
Tayla Deane
Tayla Deane
01:49 19 Feb 21
Did this course years and years ago through another agency through work and was incredibly boring. But I’m so glad I... went through this company and especially had roger as our teacher! He was incredibly funny and made the 4 hour session an enjoyable and interactive time. Got everyone involved.Thanks so much! I’ll be back when I need to do a refresherread more
Alison Leydin
Alison Leydin
05:15 15 Feb 21
The presenter of the course Ronny K was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour, I appreciated the updates on the... COVID restrictions with changes. I recommend the course to anyoneread more
Brenda T
Brenda T
21:05 09 Feb 21
Great informative, hands on delivery in a educated & fun way.Well done & thank you Roger.
sinead quinn
sinead quinn
01:48 06 Feb 21
Ronnie is a great facilitator! Makes it really easy to engage in the content.
Brenton Harris
Brenton Harris
07:20 21 Jan 21
Our trainer Zoe was engaging and funny! Major theory component was online and the practical aspect was great.
Jan Lovett
Jan Lovett
06:49 12 Dec 20
A great way to refresh my first aid knowledge, practical and challenging.
Aaron Simson-Woods
Aaron Simson-Woods
04:01 30 Nov 20
What a poor customer experience.I had selected this first aid provider because they runs courses that suits my busy... schedule.Today I went to refresh my CPR. Upon arrival I was embarrassingly turned away for not completing the pre course work. I had not received any emails from the organisation before my booked class and was therefore unable to do this. I was then directed to call the customer service line and told the operator on the other line my circumstances.I was offered a rebooking for the next day however due to my work schedule I would not be able to accept. I tried explaining this to the customer service operator. The operator then affirmed the providers inflexibility to individuals on a case by case circumstances. I asked about refund options again the operator refused this request and stated that I would need to rebook.I found this whole process humiliating and am disappointed by Australia Wide First Aid’s lack of empathy and inflexibility. I would not recommend this RTO to anyone.read more
02:58 30 Oct 20
Yvonne was a terrific instructor and teacher! The course was informative, very enjoyable and well structured.
Teddy Wang
Teddy Wang
23:59 24 Oct 20
Ronnie sure do know what he is talking about very informative and nice pace of class.
Sotir Kichukov
Sotir Kichukov
03:52 22 Oct 20
I had a great experince with Australia wide first aid. I did this course for thirth time in my life and I can tell you... that that was the best one. I will definitely come back in one year for another CPR course, and I am recommending it to anyone who wants to learn.read more
javier garcia pereda
javier garcia pereda
07:32 04 Oct 20
Very good experience! The course and the trainer were amazing!!
Aziz Araz
Aziz Araz
05:30 01 Sep 20
Yvonne she is the man! Figuratively speaking.Great teacher and she is helpful.Made my first aid course knowledgable... and easy.Couldn't recommend doing your first aid with Yvonne anymore than i have.read more
Paul Fennell
Paul Fennell
07:49 10 Aug 20
Great course. Yvonne was awesome. Felt safe also with all the C19 stuff. Thanks
Ace Lising
Ace Lising
06:01 09 Aug 20
The training was really great. It was lively and interactive.
04:36 26 Jul 20
It was a great interactive, engaging and learning Training. Totally worth it. Ronnie is a great trainer they have. I... had a good experience.read more
Julie Curran
Julie Curran
11:58 21 Jul 20
So glad I chose to do my course through AWFA. My trainer Yvonne Travers was fantastic! Professional, knowledgeable,... straight to the point and used humour along the way. ⭐️read more
Kareen Ann Mercado
Kareen Ann Mercado
03:22 21 Jul 20
Our trainer Yvonne delivered the course very well. She catered to everybody in class. Given that she's a teacher, she... is superb!!read more
amanuel kassie
amanuel kassie
22:59 20 Jul 20
Best price easy access clean environment very friendly and out going Yvonna Travers can't wait to refresh my First aid... see what I have forgot in the last 12 monthread more
Ferdinand Lozada
Ferdinand Lozada
01:15 03 May 20
I had a great experience with the training from Australia Wide First Aid. I learned a lot. Very informative and... practical. The trainer is so good. I was learning and laughing at the same time. Had a great time. Thanks AWFA!read more
Lisa Dick
Lisa Dick
02:33 21 Apr 20
I completed the Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course.I was really impressed and the instructor was fantastic... and energetic and kept the session motivating, realistic and fun.I really enjoyed the training session and will definitely return for my annual CPR refresher course here. Thank you Australia Wide First Aid!read more
Joe Starc
Joe Starc
01:01 20 Mar 20
Very well run course. Instructor clearly had a teaching background, she was engaging, inclusive and supportive.
David Coddington
David Coddington
22:32 08 Feb 20
I have completed first aid 3 times in the last 10 years and CPR 8 times in that period...This is by far the most... outrageous fail of a course. Second page of the question's are related to maths and spelling? How this is relevant in saving lives at a First Aid or CPR level is beyond me. You need 100% to pass... DON'T TAKE THIS COURSE I walked out of the courseread more
Nick Moss
Nick Moss
03:53 03 Jan 20
I have to say very poorly run institution. My experience with the teachers was good but their customer service and... admin services are a shambles. I was originally booked in for an Express First Aid course and it was cancelled on the morning of the course with no replacement teacher. This was annoying as the Express courses are only run once per month. I tried to book in multiple times and they said I could not. Finally I organised a full day course as you can only do the express within 12 months of the last but when I showed up I was not on the list and the teacher said he could not let me in the class. I showed him the email from Australia Wide First Aid which said that I was booked but the message had not been transferred to the teacher. The teacher was helpful and tried to call his director but there was no answer so I could not do the class even though I had paid for it. I am wondering g if anyone is actually going to follow up on this now or am I just another number. After initially being happy with the quality of their courses I now have to choose a different provider as I cannot rely on this company’s administration. I demand a refund also as that is 3 times I have not been able to do your course. Please improve the communication systems.read more
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Short Courses – Melbourne Training


HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation puts essential life-saving skills within your reach in short time. This is easy to complete in one day.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting are more comprehensive first aid courses.

While you can complete either of these courses in one day, half a day would be spent in face-to-face training and assessment. Before doing that, your e-Learning would need to be completed. How long that takes you will come down to your own ability to get through some reading and a multiple-choice quiz.

Certification in these two courses is ideal for career advancement.

These courses include the previously mentioned HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, as well as essential first aid knowledge and skills, not the least of which are first aid for anaphylaxis, and management of asthma and many other medical emergencies.

Course Overviews

Provide CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a life-saver for victims of cardiac arrest and oxygen deprivation.

This course should not to be confused with Level 1 First Aid (HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support), which is part of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting.

Assessment for your certification will require you to demonstrate correct CPR technique for no less than two minutes, on a manikin placed on the floor. You may bring a towel or cushion for your knees.

Provide First Aid

Our most popular course, this training is a staple for workplace compliance. The Provide First Aid course includes both HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support (Level 1 First Aid).

Child Care First Aid

This is the course you want if you’re planning to work in the childcare or education sectors. The included first aid techniques and knowledge are focused on infants and children, not just on adults, making this training a compelling choice for parents.

Workplace First Aid Melbourne Business Owners

If you’re in business in Melbourne, Group First Aid training can be done right there at your premises.

This is great for staff training and, importantly, this onsite first aid training can be tailored to suit the health and safety concerns of your workplace.

It’s ideal for taking care of your workplace first aid compliance and makes it easier for you to manage the first aid training for your people and, being conducted onsite, means less disruption to their schedules.

For further advice about any aspect of this occupational first aid, please don’t hesitate to call us.

Melbourne first aid training
7 days a week

Quickly see the availability of our first aid and CPR courses using the Selector under ‘Check Availability’ in red above.

For convenience, the Selector covers the courses at our first aid training centres Australia-wide.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does first aid qualification take?

First aid qualification through Australia Wide First Aid is fast-tracked. Provided you complete the required e-Learning before the day of your hands-on training and assessment, you'll get your certificate that very day.

The e-Learning is an online first aid course — a multiple-choice quiz you can do in your own time, logging off and back in as time permits. You also get a comprehensive reference in the form of a First Aid eBook (free download).

Simply complete and submit your e-Learning by 11:59pm the day before your scheduled first aid class. This practical session is streamlined training and assessment. It will take 2 to 5 hours, depending on which course you take.

How long does my certificate last for?

The official recommendation for Provide First Aid and Child Care First Aid, is to renew your certification every 3 years. The validity period for Provide CPR certification is 12 months from date of issue.

How much does a course cost?

Australia Wide First Aid courses — Provide CPR, Provide First Aid, or Child Care First Aid – are cheaper than you'll find anywhere else.

This is our guarantee. We will instantly match the price of any competing course in Australia and then beat it by 10%.

Up-to-the-minute prices and availability for all our courses can be seen in the drop-down selector at the top of our web pages shows.

Are first aid certificates accepted in all Australian states?

Our certificates are recognised and accepted all over Australia, which is extremely advantageous in the job market.

Australia Wide First Aid certificates are fully accredited and comply with national regulatons and standards. Sent to you the day you complete your course (as a PDF), you'll be able to email your first aid certificate to employers, as well as print it out.

Are school first aid courses available?

Our trainers are available by arrangement to deliver group first aid courses. The minimum age for first aid certification is 14 years.

Where are courses held?

Group training can be conducted at your site by arrangement. This makes training and booking easy for you to manage and your people can train in their own workplace.

More importantly, the first aid course itself can be tailored to address the health and safety concerns specific to your workplace.

Our training for both groups and individuals is regularly available at locations throughout

See all of our branches.

Training tips for our first aid courses

  • Download your First Aid eBook [4MB]
  • Read the relevant passages as advised in your Welcome email.
  • Refer to your eBook to answer the e-Learning questionnaire.
  • Deadline for your finished e-Learning is 11.59pm the day before face-to-face training.
  • You’ll need to kneel on the floor to perform 2 minutes of CPR on a manikin. Bring a cushion or towel if you need to make it easier on your knees.

Getting started with your first aid training

Book your first aid training in just a few clicks. Or pick up the phone and let our friendly staff organise your booking for a time that suits you.

If you’re a business owner wanting first aid training for your staff, get in touch today. Call or message us from our contact page.



Level 8, 131 Queen St
Melbourne CBD, VIC 3000

Arrive at 131 Queen Street (between Little Collins Street and Bourke Street). Take the lift to Level 8 then find our First Aid training room to your left.

Getting Here


Our Melbourne CBD training centre is easy to get to using public transport.


BUS, TRAM and TRAIN are all close by.

NOTE: Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. This not only allows everyone to be safely seated, it also avoids disruptions that would inconvenience all who are attending.

Food & Refreshment

Water is readily available.

A 30 minute lunch break is scheduled for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch but there are also plenty of food options in the area.

Your First Aid Trainer in Melbourne

First Aid Trainer, Roger

Roger is no stranger to danger, as you can see from his hi-viz outfit in the photo.

He will be more suitably dressed, no doubt, when he greets you at your first aid class. But you can be sure he'll have plenty of real-world tales to tell.

When he's not sharing his vast experience with our first aid students, Roger is usually out in the field — devising strategies to manage potential emergencies at sites that face serious risks from fire, chemical, electrical, and other hazards.

Roger is not only skilled and experienced when it comes to emergencies in the workplace, he's also a certified snake handler.

Whether he's showing you how to perform CPR on a mannikin, discussing asthma risks and emergencies, or explaining first aid management of anaphylaxis, your first aid training with Roger is certain to be interesting, enjoyable, and memorable.

Australia Wide First Aid courses

Australia Wide First Aid provides short courses designed for individuals and groups to gain nationally accredited certification. These courses include:

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as taught in our first aid course: Provide CPR

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Learn the proper application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Provide CPR is trained and assessed in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Your technique will be fine-tuned in face-to-face training that follows streamlined e-Learning you can complete at your convenience.

You'll learn the knowledge and skills required to provide CPR, to manage and assess an emergency situation, and how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

The First Aider's legal responsibilities will be discussed. You'll also learn the all-important DRSABCD first aid strategy.

Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 2.5 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 2 hours in a classroom environment.

Your nationally recognised CPR certification — emailed to you the same day as course completion – officially recognises your ability to respond effectively to cardiac and breathing-related emergencies.

Don’t hesitate to enrol in this course and find out how good it feels to have the skills to save lives.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

By far our most popular course, Provide First Aid is a requirement for workplace first aid compliance.

Previously known as Apply First Aid and Senior First Aid, this course includes 4 jam-packed hours of face-to-face training, preceded by highly informative e-Learning that has been streamlined for accelerated certification.

This course covers the skills and knowledge involved in providing a first aid response as well as how to provide life support.

You'll learn first aid management of casualty(ies), the incident and other first aiders, until qualified emergency help arrives to take over.

Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 6 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 4 hours in a classroom environment.

Your certificate — HLTAID011 Provide First Aid PDF Statement of Attainment – will be emailed to you the same day you complete your course.

Current industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years with the CPR component due for renewal every 12 months.

Woman attending to a man's injured ankle – bandaging techniques taught in Provide First Aid course
After your Australia Wide First Aid course, you'll be able to bandage injuries like this child has suffered to her arm

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

This is the ideal course for parents of young children, as well as those interested in working in the care or education sectors.

With its focus on first aid for infants and children, this course also covers first aid management of medical conditions and injuries of all types.

You’ll learn to properly assess emergency situations, in addition to CPR techniques that apply to infants, children, and adults.

The course covers the knowledge and skills required to respond to first aid emergencies, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

The training is in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training requirements defined by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Depending on your learning ability, you should allow up to 6 hours for reading and e-Learning. You’ll gain further valuable information in 5 hours of streamlined face-to-face training and assessment in a classroom environment.

Students are unanimous in saying this fascinating session is empowering and a highly enjoyable way to gain certification in Child Care First Aid.

Current industry standards recommend renewing this certification every 3 years, with the CPR component due for renewal every 12 months.

Proof of Double Vaccination is required at this first aid training centre.
Admission to the venue will not be possible without showing proof via documentation or via the relevant app.

An alternative option would be to choose another of our training centres that does not currently ask for proof of double vaccination.

For further information: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria

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