FIRST AID COURSES - NORTH LAKES

Locations

Norwinn Centre, Level 1, Suite 1.2, 15 Discovery Drive North Lakes, QLD 4509

To enter the training room please use the steps or lift located on the right-hand side of the Norwinn Centre. Once upstairs, continue 50m down the hall to Suite 1.2.

Getting Here

CAR – FREE parking is available at the Norwinn Centre and on Discovery Drive. The training venue is easily accessible from Anzac Avenue and the Bruce Highway.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT  (MAP)

BUS – 1 MINS walk – Endeavour Blvd bus stops  (676, 679, 681, 682, 687, 688, 689)

Food & Refreshments

Water is provided throughout the day.

There is a 30 minute lunch break for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, there is many lunch options across the road on weekdays, and within a five minute walk on weekends.

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.

It takes more than goodwill to respond to an emergency situation. To ensure that you’ll be able to extend proper help, you need to learn the right skills and knowledge. This is where first aid training comes in. With it, you’ll be able to identify risks and emergency situations, administer first aid, and prevent the victim’s condition from worsening until full medical attention is available.

To make first aid trainings more accessible to everyone, Australia Wide First Aid offers first aid training in 21 locations across the country. Our nationally recognised training organisation (RTO 31961) offers individual and group bookings, and we can also send out trainers and assessors to your location for on-site trainings. This way, you’ll receive instructions that are catered to the nature of your work or facility.

Our courses are conducted according to the guidelines set by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR). We also use the VET Quality Framework to ensure that all our students receive high quality training in a consistently professional manner.

One of our training locations in Queensland is found in North Lakes, which is located 26 kilometres away from Brisbane central business district.

Location

Norwinn Centre, Level 1, Suite 1.2,  15 Discovery Drive North Lakes, QLD 4509

Use the steps or lift on the right-hand side of the Norwinn Centre. Suite 1.2 is located 50m down the hall. There’s free parking on Discovery Drive and at the Centre itself. The venue is accessible via Anzac Avenue and the Bruce Highway, and a bus route passes by it. Students are enjoined to arrive at the training venue 15 minutes ahead of their scheduled course so they can complete their enrolment documents and forms.

What Are the Advantages of Learning First Aid?

Acquiring first aid skills and knowledge presents plenty of advantages not only to prospective first aiders but also to the people around them. Your family and officemates will feel safer and more secure because of the presence of a first aider in the vicinity. They know that someone has the skills and knowledge to offer them help in emergency situations.

Certified first aiders also stand to gain from their first aid skills. They’ll feel more confident responding to various situations, acquire a keen eye for spotting risks and hazards, and hone their decision-making skills in times of emergency. This can be a relief if they’re living or working with a person who is at risk for various health emergencies. What’s more, first aid certifications can be an advantage when applying for certain jobs or in some industries, and professionals can gain CPD points by attending first aid courses.

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What Does It Take to Become a First Aider?

Anyone can be taught the value of first aid at any age, but students need to be at least 14 years old in order to join a first aid training course that will earn them a Statement of Attainment. Each student should complete their online assessment by 11:59 PM, the night before the scheduled face-to-face training. At the same time, they should also provide a valid USI, settle their payment for the course, and complete the assessment needed for the training. They’ll receive their Statement of Attainment within 48 hours of passing the assessment and completing all the requirements of the course.

List of First Aid Courses

Here is the list of first aid courses that Australia Wide First Aid Offers:

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Provide CPR

Those who want to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and those who want to renew their Statement of Attainment for this skill should join this course. Key learnings include proper techniques and applications of CPR. The regular class lasts 3 hours while the Express CPR course takes 2 hours of face-to-face training.

Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)

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Provide First Aid

This 8-hour course teaches students the basic applications, skills, and techniques needed to administer first aid. Key topics include identifying emergency situations and responding to them, providing life support, and applying first aid. The streamlined version of this course,

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

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Emergency First Aid

Recommended for those who work in the child care and education sector, this 9-hour course focuses on providing CPR and first aid to an infant, child, or adult.

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)

Asthma and Anaphylaxis

This course follows the guidelines set by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). The 4-hour course centres on identifying severe allergic reactions and responding to them properly.

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

CPR and LVR

At the end of this 5-hour course, students should be able to administer CPR and perform low voltage rescue procedures without putting themselves in harm’s way.

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

Regular versus Express Courses

Australia Wide First Aid’s regular and express courses have the same content, but the former is designed for those who will get their Statement of Attainment for the first time, while the latter is for those who are renewing their certification. Express courses generally require less hours of face-to-face training and serve as a convenient option for employees who don’t want to compromise their productivity while taking classes. To remain current, Statements of Attainment must be renewed periodically. The certificate for CPR, for example, should be renewed every 12 months.

Find convenient training schedules and locations with Australia Wide First Aid. For more information about the courses we offer and our trainings in North Lakes, call 1300 336 613 or email info@australiawidefirstaid.com.au