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  • Flexible Online Learning & Assessment
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  • Accredited Certification, Nationally Recognised
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  • Courses 7 Days
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – endorsed
  • Australian College of Nursing – endorsed
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07:00 08 Apr 21
Thank you Australia Wide First Aid at Southport for my CPR/First Aid course today.Very well organised and well... presented by John who deliberately puts you under a little bit of pressure when you are performing your CPR decision making and resuscitation.Central location so highly convenient. Competitive price and completion certificate emailed the same day.Highly recommended.Jamieread more
Kate Potter
Kate Potter
06:47 01 Mar 21
I have completed CPR and First Aid training through Australia Wide consistently over the last three years. Their... trainers are fantastic and make sure you are comfortable with what you are doing, and provide plenty of insight. Equipment is always in good condition and clean. COVID safe procedures that are in place are effective I highly recommend Australia Wide as the choice for CPR and First Aid more
Woodhouse Ngaoa
Woodhouse Ngaoa
03:51 18 Feb 21
course was very much filled with information that will help when someone in aid needs help. Thank you Jason for being... a champion. Would highly recommend this course to othersread more
Karina Kelly
Karina Kelly
01:16 11 Feb 21
True to their word about a competitive price discount. Great information, and COVID safe protocols. After doing CPR... refreshers the last 11 consecutive years I still always learn something new from the trainers vast experience. Thanks again!read more
01:17 03 Feb 21
The trainer was excellent at Southport, really allowed me to nail in my confidence for when the need for CPR arises!... Excellent knowledge and excellent demonstrationread more
Glenn Getty
Glenn Getty
04:31 25 Jan 21
The E-learning prior to the classroom studies was easy and fun. The website was easy to handle for me as I usually... have problems with electronic stuff like that. And the instructor was knowledgeable in the classroom and learning was made easy and covet 19 safe. Thanksread more
vedanta suvarna
vedanta suvarna
03:09 25 Jan 21
I highly recommend this course to everyone. Martin at the Southport venue was an excellent teacher and I left with some... important skills, which I believe everyone must have. Thank more
Adam Bennett
Adam Bennett
03:16 21 Jan 21
Martin had exceptional experience and the ability to deliver the information in a way that was easy to understand!... Excellent job guys, highly more
Debbie Foster
Debbie Foster
06:03 31 Dec 20
I did the CPR and First Aid course. I did part of the course online. The rest was delivered face to face at their... training room in Southport.Gavin was our trainer who delivered the course well without too many deviations from the work at hand.It was very enjoyable and I highly recommend this course and company if you’re looking to do this more
Melissa Taylor
Melissa Taylor
05:34 13 Dec 20
My son & I had a wonderful time when we attended the Robina First Aid course. Martin was an engaging trainer who... delivered the course concisely and informatively. I’ve been to other company’s in the past and always left without clear knowledge of what I just sat through. Today after leaving the course I felt confident that I would be able to perform first aid if needed. I would highly recommend Australia Wide First Aid to anyone looking to complete their more
Tabitha Allen 1611
Tabitha Allen 1611
04:02 11 Dec 20
Jason trebble is a great teacher that confident in what he does and how he teaches it. Was great to learn from him. As... a athlete I had couple of questions as other first aid guys did it differently but it’s good to get clear instructionsHighly recommendread more
Ryan McNall
Ryan McNall
22:40 26 Nov 20
Jason from AWFA Southport did a GREAT job during our course on Tuesday. His on the job experience clearly shines... through in his training and his real life examples. He was able to answer all extra questions clearly and kept the course engaging. Thank more
Ros Miscamble
Ros Miscamble
03:32 31 Oct 20
My first aid training was so much better than I anticipated. On line E Assessment completed the day before. Followed by... 4 hours face to face training, CPR + First Aid. Excellent, instructor was 10/10, Fee was very professional & had a generous amount of humour to put all approx 20 of us at ease. I will only do refresher courses with Australia Wide First Aid. 🇦🇺read more
Mathew Ruwhiu
Mathew Ruwhiu
18:48 30 Oct 20
Martin our trainer had a wealth of knowledge. Absolutely will be recommending this Company for future training. I now... have a better understanding on how to handle First Aid matters. Thanksread more
Ruby Paddon
Ruby Paddon
02:42 13 Oct 20
Such an amazing course! Really great that Fee was able to relate training to real life situations! Thankyou fee for... your amazing work 👌🏻read more
Zoe Wilkinson
Zoe Wilkinson
07:44 28 Sep 20
Completed my first aid and CPR today with Martin at the Robina Location. I loved the combination learning, with a busy... schedule the online work was very beneficial. Martin was great! Keeps it simple and happy to answer any questions you have 🙂read more
Gabriella Brotonel
Gabriella Brotonel
02:12 19 Sep 20
Excellent course, my instructor Martin was knowledge, clearly delivered information regarding CPR and gave great... feedback on performance. Overall a positive training experience, finding parking and the actual location was no problem. I would highly recommend Australia Wide first aid training and I definitely will be coming back for my annual CPR refresher!read more
Patrick Klein
Patrick Klein
11:08 16 Sep 20
Excellent course. Quick and easy. Martin has good knowledge and delivered a good training and experience.
Sonya Hogan
Sonya Hogan
22:18 28 Aug 20
Our trainer Gavin is extremely knowledgeable, making it such a captivating day. He made everything relatable making the... course interesting. I would highly recommend this well organised companyread more
freedom speech
freedom speech
09:59 24 Aug 20
hi I did my first aid course today, it was very informative and interesting the teacher FI was really good, after when... I was travelling home I was able to assist someone who hurt themselves with the training I learnt from the course and got the ambulance come to assist them. - best training school for first aid more
Nicole Aubrey
Nicole Aubrey
23:58 02 Aug 20
I have attended numerous first aid courses before and it was great to have an instrutor who could keep me thoroughly... engaged throughout the 5 hours and time seemed to fly by. Gavin was extremely passionate about First Aid and CPR and was willing to answer questions and share experiences. I left the course feeling very confident to assist in an emergency. Highly recommend Australian Wide First Aid more
11:03 21 Apr 20
If you book in with this company, I hope you get Sharon as a trainer. She was excellent! So knowledgeable, funny,... discerning, passionate and made everyone feel relaxed, comfortable to partake and actually enjoy the whole course. This was my first time using this company & I would highly recommend it to more
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First Aid Course Southport Training Centre

You’ll find Australia Wide First Aid’s Southport training centre here:

Southport Central
Tower 3, Level 8, Suite 30808
9 Lawson St Southport
QLD 4215

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.

Transport Advice

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.

COVID-19 Advice

Australia Wide First Aid training is classified as an Essential Service.

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Southport Central Tower

Take the lift in Tower 3 to the 8th floor. Turn left as you exit the lift. Our training room is down the hall, on the left hand side.

Getting There

CAR – There is limited parking close to the Southport location.


Public transport offers easy ways to reach our training venues.

(Southport Station)

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:

man undergoing CPR


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).  

Provide First Aid in practise with man having his injured ankle bandaged by a First Aider

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

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).

After your First Aid course Sydney, you'll be able to bandage an injury like this child has suffered to her arm

Child Care First Aid (HLTAID004)

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:

  1. Complete the required coursework, including completing pre-course reading and online assessment
  2. Provide a valid USI
  3. 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.

For more information about our Southport First Aid courses, simply call us on 07 3437 7500 or send an email to


Critical Student Information

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.

practicing CPR in a course

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.

In addition to Southport, Australia Wide First Aid has another Gold Coast training location at Robina  and another at nearby Yatala.

Other Queensland First Aid training locations include in Brisbane CBD, Brown Plains, Cannon Hill, Capalaba, Darra, Ipswich, Mount Gravatt, North Lakes, and Springfield Lakes.

There are also Australia Wide First Aid training locations in New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia.

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