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Springfield Lakes first aid course advantages


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francis laulu
francis laulu
00:34 18 Jul 21
I really enjoyed it and learned a lot about how to be a first aider our Teacher was really good at explaining and... helping us understand the important role we play in everyday situations and help us prepare for the real world so thank you Teacher I’m sorry I forget her nameread more
Karen Watts
Karen Watts
02:26 28 Jun 21
John was very knowledge, incredibly helpful. Great course highly recommend
Tara McClintock
Tara McClintock
01:55 02 Jun 21
Colin was a fantastic first aid instructor. He gave a realistic experience of what to expect and what should and... definitely shouldn’t do in multiple scenarios. Always reiterating the importance of each scenario and the appropriate way to respond. He is the best first aid instructor I have experienced! I would recommend Colin to anybody who not only wants to get their first aid and CPR qualification but also a real life experience of how to act.read more
Elise Verwoert
Elise Verwoert
03:31 13 May 21
Friendly and helpful. Best cpr and first aide course I’ve done so far. Highly recommend
Jeremy and Sarah de Vries
Jeremy and Sarah de Vries
05:40 07 Feb 21
I recently completed CPR and First Aid through AWFA Springfield Lakes. Plenty of parking, conveniently located next to... shops, easy access off the Centenary Hwy. I feel confident in the skills I learnt and would be willing to be a first aider. Trainer was great with plenty of knowledge and real life experience. From paramedics to psychologists to youth workers to owner-builders attended the class. I would recommend this training to anyone.read more
Nathan Horswill
Nathan Horswill
01:50 17 Jan 21
Always a great course without dragging on, to the point and real world application.
Kara Robbins
Kara Robbins
03:30 08 Dec 20
The CPR & First Aid run by Colin was amazing!He made it a much more personable experience than just rocking up to get... a piece of paper.I feel I learnt so much more from him than I would have anyone else. Thank you!read more
Angel Spicer
Angel Spicer
01:41 28 Nov 20
One of the best CPR trainings Ive participated iin, of all my years of first aid training. Did a session on the... 28.11.2020 9-11am at Springfield YMCA. Trajner was absolutely amazing with extensive knowledge on firat aid, techniques and information. I would highly recommend him for any firat aid/CPR training in the future. Thanks for the awesome training.👊✌read more
Rello Jackson
Rello Jackson
06:14 24 Nov 20
I highly recommend this first aid training, especially if you are fortunate enough to have Colin as the instructor. He... was engaging & enthusiastic about his role in preparing you to use the practical aspects of this course on your own loved ones - that made it real. You need to read and understand the book as a lot is not covered in the short time available. The course was presented in an enjoyable but direct fashion, sometimes confronting, but altogether made real by a man who obviously enjoys and takes his job seriously.read more
Sandra Weldon
Sandra Weldon
11:03 19 Nov 20
Colin made the CPR training relevant and real life and brought home the importance of doing it correctly to ensure the... survival of our loved ones. He also taught me CPR knowledge that I had never been taught before in 10 years of training for my job. Thankyou Colin.read more
Betsy Harris
Betsy Harris
05:04 10 Nov 20
First time doing the course and very happy to go through Australia Wide First Aid. Colin was very professional and... informative. He not only instructed on how to apply CPR and First Aid but installed the importance of having such skills. I would highly recommend anyone wanting or requiring this valuable knowledge or to update their skills to go through Australia Wide First Aid, an investment for life!read more
Ingrid
Ingrid
02:48 26 Sep 20
We had Fiona as our trainer. She was so thorough with it all. She made the course enjoyable and made sure we were... confident in our learning :).read more
Tahnee Maree
Tahnee Maree
00:48 26 Sep 20
Great service. Fi was fantastic and very informative. Acted out her scenarios like a Hollywood actress. Will definitely... use this company again. Thanks Fi!read more
Ashley Fraser
Ashley Fraser
01:56 16 Sep 20
Great trainer, practical training & they take training during Covid extremely seriously.Was great feeling comfortable... in the class environment with the current climate.Will be back to renew my training once it is due.read more
Isaac Mckinnis
Isaac Mckinnis
04:49 15 Sep 20
Second time doing First Aid with AWFA and highly recommend them. Colin was very thorough and informative.
Lincoln Wellings
Lincoln Wellings
02:55 15 Sep 20
Great course, Colin is a great bloke.
Benjamin Stratton
Benjamin Stratton
00:36 08 Aug 20
Colin was an amazing teacher as a first time first aider and cpr learner, made it easy to understand and retain... information.read more
Kristy Field
Kristy Field
02:25 18 Jul 20
This course was fantastic. The trainer was very good in the way he delivered the the material by making it easy to... understand and relatable. I would recommend this company to anyone needing to do any type of first aid course.read more
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First aid Springfield Lakes training centre

Location

YMCA Springfield Lakes Community Centre
53 Springfield Lakes Boulevard
Springfield Lakes, QLD 4300

You’ll find free parking within the Shopping Centre.

The venue is also accessible via public transport. Springfield Lakes Boulevard stop (522) is just a 7-minute walk from the venue, while Springfield Station is 18 minutes away.

There are plenty of lunch options in the Shopping Centre.

Make sure you arrive 15 minutes prior to class commencement. Due to disrupting other attendees’ busy schedules and the tight timing of the first aid course itself, late arrivals often cannot be accommodated.

Areas serviced:

  • Beachmere
  • Beerwah
  • Bribie Island
  • Burpengary
  • Caloundra
  • Esk
  • Kallangur

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 first aid training centre in Springfield Lakes.

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.

He has vast safety and emergency experience in Australia, Asia, Europe and America. He’s been a firefighter. He’s worked at the mines. He’s also worked at heights and in confined spaces. He’s been a surf lifesaver. He is trained in rope rescues.

Woody’s knowledge and practical advice will provide you with some of the best first aid training time you could enjoy anywhere.

When he’s not at our Springfield Lakes first aid training centre, Woody also delivers his highly effective style of instruction at our Ipswich and Darra training centres.

Trusted first aid training

At Australia Wide First Aid, we are passionate about making first aid training more accessible… to people in Springfield Lakes, as well as in other locations right around Australia.

No matter where you’re located, you’re likely to find our first aid courses available not too far from you.

We can also come to you. If you need first aid training for a group at your home or office, we can make it happen.

We are a nationally recognised training organisation (RTO 31961) conducting first aid training 7 days a week.

Our first aid training is endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Nursing. We follow guidelines established by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR).

We deliver fast-tracked first aid courses with minimal face-to-face contact time, which will make your Springfield Lakes first aid course a welcome relief when you’re trying to find time in a busy schedule. You can get your first aid certificate the same day as your course.

Choose from the following Springfield Lakes CPR first aid courses:

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (Child Care First Aid)

Getting Here

CAR – FREE parking is available within the Shopping Centre complex.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT (MAP)

BUS – 7 MINS walk – Springfield Lakes Bvd stop (522)

RAIL – 18 MINS walk – Springfield Station

Food & Refreshment

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 are many lunch options available within the Shopping Centre complex.

NOTE: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your course commencement. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry, as disruptions impact the tight schedules of all who are involved.

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.

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

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What Advantages Does First Aid Knowledge Offer?

First aid has three goals. Known as 3 Ps, these goals are preserve life, prevent further injury, and promote recovery.

First aiders are taught the techniques and skills to enable them to offer immediate assistance to a person who is undergoing a medical crisis.

In addition, first aid certification can also make a job applicant stand out from the others. First aid training highlights a person’s leadership and communication skills, as well as spirit of selflessness.

practicing CPR in a course
First-Aid-11

Prerequisites for Joining a First Aid Course

First aid can be taught to anyone at any age, but you’d need to be at least 14 years old to be awarded a nationally recognised a Statement of Attainment. Another enrolment consideration is that under-18s would need to provide signed parental consent. A valid unique student identifier (USI) is also an enrolment requirement.

Aside from these stipulations, students can sign up online or by phone. The e-Learning online first aid course needs to be completed and submitted the night prior to the scheduled training.

Once the face-to-face first aid training and assessment is completed, you will receive your first aid certificate the same day.

About Springfield Lakes

Springfield Lakes is located in Australia’s largest master planned community, Greater Springfield. As of 2016, has been called home by more than 15,000 individuals.

The suburb is developed as a series of smaller neighbourhoods, and the northern section is serviced by the Springfield railway station, while the southern section is serviced by the Springfield Central railway station.

Its proximity to residential and commercial areas alike makes Springfield Lakes a central and in-demand location, which is why Australia Wide First Aid is pleased to make first aid training available to this suburb.

Quality Training and Better Prices

You will enjoy learning from the best first aid trainers in the business when you sign up for an Australia Wide First Aid course. And our Best Price Guarantee means you’ll also pay less.

For further information about our training in Springfield Lakes or any of our other training venues, call 07 3437 7500 or email info@australiawidefirstaid.com.au.

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 informatione: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Queensland

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