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First Aid Course Southport
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- Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed
- Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
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First Aid Course Southport Training Centre
This means convenient Gold Coast First Aid training for students from Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Sovereign Island, Chevron Island, Labrador, Parkwood, Molendinar, Ashmore, Bundall, and Paradise Point.
Our Southport location is easily accessible by public transport, being serviced by the G:link Gold Coast light rail. However, there is only limited car parking if you choose to drive.
First Aid Training – Our Place or Yours
Along with providing Gold Coast First Aid training at Southport, Australia Wide First Aid also provides group session bookings that can be held at your home or workplace.
All First Aid modules are taught by experienced trainers who make face-to-face learning engaging and entertaining.
Face-to-face practical assessment is streamlined and thorough, but kept as brief as possible. This is possible thanks to our e-Learning component, which students submit prior to their face-to-face First Aid training.
Not only does this answer the needs of time-poor students by providing the fastest means to acquire or renew First Aid certification, it is also First Aid training that is endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).
The scope of each of our First Aid course varies — from basic First Aid courses to stand alone single unit courses focussed on certain techniques (such as for the CPR courses).
At the end of the day — the same day that you successfully complete your course — your Statement of Attainment is emailed direct to your Inbox. We’re making First Aid come first!
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to complete a First Aid Course?
A First Aid Courses will take 2 to 4 hours of face to face learning depending on which type of First Aid Course.
|Course Title||Course Duration|
|CPR (HLTAID001)||2 hours|
|Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)||4 hours|
|Child Care First Aid (HLTAID004)||5 Hours|
How much is your Gold Coast First Aid Course?
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Where Can I Take My Course?
Our First Aid training centre in Southport is convenient for many Gold Coast students. Others might find our Robina training centre more suitable. We also have First Aid training centres right around the country, including in most state capitals. Find a location near you for more details.
Australia Wide First Aid can also provide group First Aid training on-site at your location.
CAR – There is limited parking close to the Southport location.
Public transport offers easy ways to reach our training venues.
BUS – 3 MINS walk – Bus stop ( 700, 704, 731, 737, 741, 742, 747)
LIGHT RAIL – 7 MINS walk – Southport Station
Food & Refreshment
Water is available.
There is a 30 minute lunch break for courses running over 4 hours. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Alternatively, Australia Fair shopping centre, across the street, offers many food options.
NOTE: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to course commencement. We observe health precautions and need enough time to safely seat attendees. Late arrivals are likely to be refused entry.
First Aid Courses
Training courses offered by Australia Wide First Aid at Southport include:
This is a course focused exclusively on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is delivered in 2-hours face-to-face and preceded by pre-course reading and online assessment.
Some key concepts taught in this class are responses to cardiac and breathing-related emergencies, as well as how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED).
Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001).
This is a comprehensive 4-hour face-to-face course, preceded by pre-course reading and online assessment.
This course is by far the most popular First Aid course and the minimum requirement of workplace First Aid compliance.
Among the concepts thoroughly covered in this course are First Aid response, CPR, life support, and management of casualties.
Includes: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002), and Provide First Aid (HLTAID003).
The Emergency First Aid course teaches everything covered in our other 2 courses, plus specific first response for education and care settings, such as early education and childcare facilities where staff are required to have completed this course.
This course closely follows the guidelines of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Course duration is 5 hours face-to-face preceded by pre-course reading and online assessment.
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).
Best Priced First Aid Certificates
Australia Wide First Aid is on a mission to make First Aid courses more accessible for everyone.
This means prices for First Aid training that can’t be beaten and certification that is accepted Australia-wide.
With your new First Aid certificate, not only will your job prospects be enhanced, you’ll also feel empowered by knowing how to respond effectively in medical emergencies.
Where human life hangs in the balance, First Aid skills are priceless.
Australia Wide First Aid, a nationally recognised training organisation (RTO No. 31961), offers a streamlined method of First Aid training. You’ll be able to complete your training with unparalleled convenience.
Your e-Learning assessment gives you the flexibility to complete the theory side of your training online — at the times you choose, regardless of disruptions, and with as many attempts as you need to answer the questions in your assessment. You’ll see when your answer is correct and your understanding of the topic will then become clear.
Along with thousands of other Aussies doing their First Aid training with us, you can have absolute confidence that what you’re being taught is of the highest industry standard.
You will end up with a First Aid Course Certificate that fully complies with the strict parameters set by our regulator – the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
What’s more, your Statement of Attainment (PDF) will be emailed to you the same day as you successfully complete your First Aid course.
How to Become a First Aider?
Choosing to do your First Aid course with Australia Wide First Aid — a nationally recognised training organisation — means you’ll be awarded a Statement of Attainment upon successfully completing of the course.
We present modules that focus on basic First Aid, and modules that cover single techniques, such as CPR. In addition, we also provide training that is geared toward workplace compliance for First Aid, as well as providing training in the First Aid management of anaphylaxis and asthma.
You can also train in First Aid for childcare and education settings.
If you are time-poor, you’ll find our streamlined courses are ideal, whether you’re just now taking up First Aid or wanting to renew your first aid skills and get your certification as quickly as possible.
Upon completing all your First Aid course requirements, we’ll email your Statement of Attainment that same day. Your certification will be fully accredited and recognised Australia-wide.
Are You Old Enough?
First Aid should be encouraged as early as possible in life. Its basic concepts can be understood by young children. However, the minimum age of First Aid course participants is 14 years of age. Students under the age of 18, must submit a form of consent from their parents or guardians.
More Information about First Aid Certification
In order to receive your Statement of Attainment, you need to:
- Complete the required coursework, including completing pre-course reading and online assessment
- Provide a valid USI
- Pay in full for the module
Your First Aid certificate (PDF) will be emailed to you the same day as you successfully complete your First Aid course.
As a nationally recognised training organisation, Australia Wide First Aid guarantees that your certificate will be honoured anywhere in the country.
Note that each certification is valid for a certain period. The Provide First Aid certificate is valid for 3 years, for example, while the CPR certificate is valid for 12 months.
Completing First Aid training with Australia Wide First Aid also helps you accrue continuing professional development (CPD) points.
Book your First Aid course at our Southport location today. When you become a qualified First Aider, you help safeguard the lives of your friends, family, and neighbours.
What is First Aid and the 3Ps?
First Aid refers to a set of interventions for a person in need of immediate medical care, applied before medical assistance becomes available.
First Aid awareness can be developed at any age, however 14 years is the starting point. Formal First Aid training, which comes with certification, involves learning complex techniques, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, so under-14s are deemed too young for such demanding responsibilities.
The 3 basic principles of First Aid, or 3Ps are: Preserve life, Prevent further injury, and Promote recovery.
Students in training will constantly revisit these, strengthening their foundation in cutting edge First Aid techniques, as well as their abilities to make tough calls, act quickly under pressure, and exercise compassion.
The more people who understand the 3Ps and the actions behind them, the safer and healthier our home communities will become.
How Will First Aid Benefit Me?
First Aid knowledge is invaluable in times of medical emergency. This really hits home if you picture a family member falling victim to a life threatening accident, such as collapsing from a stroke or a heart attack.
With First Aid training under your belt, you’d have the chance to turn things around for the better… the chance of a lifetime.
Being able to intervene in a matter of life and death is what First Aid training is all about. And these are not skills reserved for medical professionals only. You can do this.
Your First Aid training will impact positively on you, your family, and your colleagues. You’ll feel calm and composed about the prospect of being called for medical assistance.
First Aid certification also improves your employability. You are more likely to get the job you’re after because you’ve demonstrated your willingness to take responsibility. Prospective employers can see this.
In addition, First Aid certification is a means of accruing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points, satisfying the requirements for career advancement in many industries.
Southport – the Gold Coast CBD
A bustling Gold Coast suburb, Southport is an ideal location for settling down, finding work, or starting a family. Its population is well in excess of 30,000 people.
Considered the central business district of the City of Gold Coast, Southport has shopping centres, marinas, aquatic centres, beaches, parks, sporting venues, educational institutions, and various other community facilities and structures.
The suburb is also well-serviced by public transportation. It has a light rail system and 2 major bus stations that connect it to its neighbouring coastal suburbs in Gold Coast. So it’s easy to get around and see the sights.
At the same time, Southport is also a convenient location for learning first aid.
Australia Wide First Aid, a registered training organisation (RTO 31961) with locations throughout the country, provides first aid training courses for individuals, as well as group bookings and on-site training.
Successful students receive fully accredited First Aid certificates that are recognised in every state and territory of Australia.